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Editorial Contribution
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Romulo Roux “ La Gran Estafa a los Miembros de Cambio Democratico”

Por: Esteban Anguizola – Escritor Contribuyente Panamanowonline.com   En Estos ultimos dias de Junio en casa de amistades disfrutando el Partido de Panama vs Inglaterra o al menos la emocion de nuestro primer gol en nuestro primer muncial ya que perder nunca es divertido pero igual fue muy emotivo. Nos …

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Legal
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Martinelli lawyers claim “double judgment” and push for annulments

José Luis ‘Popi’ Varela, member of the Panameñista Party and brother of the President of the Republic, Juan Carlos Varela, plans to become a plaintiff in the case of alleged telephone interceptions without judicial authorization and two crimes of fraud against former President Ricardo Martinelli. In the afternoon of yesterday, …

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Sport

Panama comes home after initial World Cup appearance

Tunisia won its first match in 40 years; A 2-1 triumph over Panama, in a clash at the Morrovia Arena in Saransk, Russia. The Panamanians began with vigor. With his mind set on leaving with a triumph in his first World Cup adventure, coach Hernán Darío Gómez sent a team with good …

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US News of note

US applies further sanctions against Nicaragua

The United States on Thursday imposed more visa restrictions on those responsible for violating human rights in Nicaragua , where protests continue demanding the resignation of President Daniel Ortega and the cessation of violence that left 220 dead in just over two months. Pope Francis calls on Nicaragua to cease …

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Hotels

Former TRUMP hotel to become Marriott

Ithaca Capital announced that the Bahia Grand Panama hotel -the current name of the former Trump Ocean Club International Hotel & Tower Panama- will be called from September JW Marriott , the luxury brand of the American hotel operator Marriott International. Varela says Trump’s lawyers were wrong to send him …

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Immigration

Heavy influx of immigrants continue to seek haven in Panama

For at least two weeks, some 70 Cubans have been stranded in the community of La Peñita, located in Metetí , a village in the province of Darién. Panama prevents the entry of 300 Cubans and Africans on the border with Colombia Migration warns that Cubans have until May 20 …

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Legal

Deputy to seek suit against Martinelli for privacy violations

The Panamanian deputy José Luis Varela announced that he will sue former Panamanian governor Ricardo Martinelli , who is being prosecuted for the alleged commission of crimes against the inviolability of secrecy and the right to privacy and embezzlement, in the so-called case of punctures The new tactics of the …

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International Relations

Diplomatic missions being opened in Palestine. “not have a connection with Israel”.

Panama will open four new diplomatic missions, which will be located in: Palestine, Jordan, Africa and Australia, said Farah Diva Urrutia, deputy minister in charge of Foreign Affairs. BUDGET Budget Committee of the Assembly This legislative body approved a match to create the positions of the personnel that will attend …

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World Events

Guatemala volcano fallout assessed by WHO

An expert from the World Health Organization (WHO) will evaluate the impact on health of people affected by the eruption of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala that has left 112 dead, an official source said Thursday. OAS begins mission in Guatemala for tragedy of Fuego volcano Volcán de Fuego continues …

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Sport

Panama ramps up for Sunday clash with England: World Cup 2018

The Panamanian team held its last training session in its base camp at Saransk on Friday morning, hours before traveling to Nizhny Novgorod, where on Sunday it will face England in its second match of Group G of the World Cup in Russia. It was a smooth session in which …

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Human Interest

Human Rights Groups watch as Nicaragua casualties rise

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) affirmed on Friday that the number of deaths due to “the repressive action of the State” in the framework of the protests against the government in Nicaragua amounted to at least 212. Nicaragua awaits the end of attacks in Masaya and the release …

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Legal

Martinelli resignation apparently not authenticated as required

The Ministry of Government (Mingob) reported that to date the Directorate General of the Penitentiary System has not received documentation from Ricardo Martinelli , detained in El Renacer , which requires the authenticity established by the procedures for verification of signatures. Former President Martinelli maneuvers to delay court proceedings Chronicle …

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World Events

World Youth Day for 2019 amasses huge expense

The Local Organizing Committee of the World Youth Day (WYD) said yesterday that the estimated cost of organizing this event, from January 22 to 27, 2019, is $ 54.5 million. The funds will come, mostly, from the contribution of pilgrims, private donations, non-profit organizations, private companies, the public sector and …

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Journalism

Journalists claim bias and “violations” in coverage and access to Martinelli

Two associations of journalists in Panama denounced today that the Police prevented two local channels from covering the former President Ricardo Martinelli, in preventive detention for alleged espionage, which constitutes “a serious and unacceptable violation of fundamental guarantees.” The National Council of Journalists and the Forum of Journalists for Freedom …

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Immigration

Panama sees staggering increase in asylum seekers from neighboring countries

The number of asylum seekers and refugees in Panama increased by 60.23% in 2017 compared to the figure registered the previous year, reported the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR ). According to the data provided by the National Office of Attention to Refugees in the isthmus (ONPAR) , …

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Politics

All candidates must register Social Media accounts prior to elections

Candidates, candidates and candidates for a popular election must submit their official accounts on the Internet and digital media to the Electoral Tribunal (ET) . The TE informed that this is established by Decree 34 of June 14, 2018, published in the Electoral Bulletin l 4,284 of this Tuesday, June …

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Legal

Provisional Health measure request for Martinelli is denied.

The plenary of the Supreme Court of Justice unanimously denied the request of former President Ricardo Martinelli to replace the measure of provisional detention imposed by that entity as part of the process that is followed by the interception of communications during his administration. Little call to support former president …

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Legal

Varela knew of wiretapping claims Martinelli defense

‘President Juan Carlos Varela knew about wiretapping when he shared a government alliance with then President Ricardo Martinelli.’ Who revealed this information is the today deputy Ana Matilde Gómez, who at the beginning of the last administration served as Attorney General of the Nation until December 2014. As a deputy of …

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Sport

PANAMA: World Cup in the streets

The debut of Panama in a soccer World Cup interrupted yesterday the coming and going of nurses, workers, vendors, students and other passers-by in the centennial plaza 5 de Mayo, enabled only for the pedestrian crossing on the occasion of the World Cup. His eyes, like that of hundreds of …

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Canal

Contract for Balboa shipyard amended

An addendum to the concession contract between the State and the Mec Shipyards consortium, signed in 2012 by the last administration, seeks to modify two clauses of the agreement. The request of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) entered the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic on June 6 …

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International Relations

The bill is in on Varela’s Euro tour

The administration of President Juan Carlos Varela disbursed at least $ 224,800 for air tickets and per diem of some officials and guests who traveled to the United Kingdom and Israel last May. Official records of different entities show that the air tickets and travel expenses of President Juan Carlos …

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Legal

Martinelli options: What we will hear in Supreme Court hearings

On the morning of today, the case of Ricardo Martinelli for the punctures will have his third hearing in less than eight days. Judicial organ reports that it has everything ready for hearing Martinelli Substitutes will define if Ricardo Martinelli will continue in El Renacer Ricardo Martinelli and the lifestyle …

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Legal

A confident Martinelli begins hearing procedures in Supreme Court

The plenary of the Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ) held a hearing on Tuesday to review the personal precautionary measures of former President Ricardo Martinelli , currently provisionally detained for the possible commission of crimes against the inviolability of secrecy and the right to privacy , and against public administration …

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"JB"

PNO.com secures first TWO Advertising Sponsors

by James “JB” Bryson After first broaching the idea last week to open up PNO.com to possible sponsors of the site for mutual interest advertising, we are happy to announced we have our first TWO businesses that have given us much needed support in return foe the ability to market …

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"JB"
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Facts reveal. Varela shows CLEAR BIAS AGAINST JEWS IN PANAMA! Anti-Semite?? You decide.

by James “JB” Bryson If some recall, I had family here during the Memorial Day weekend, and spent a great deal of time in conversation with my daughter in law. My eldest son is in a mixed religion marriage, as he was raised in the Christian faith, and he married …

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Legal

Despite charges, MARTINELLI retains large support

A group of supporters of former President Ricardo Martinelli , who arrived in Panama extradited from the United States, met on Monday morning, June 11, in the vicinity of the Tocumen International Airport and the Supreme Court of Justice. Ricardo Martinelli arrived in Panama, extradited from the United States The …

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Legal

MARTINELLI arrives back in Panama

The former president of the Republic, Ricardo Martinelli , arrived on Monday, June 11, to Panama, extradited from the United States, to answer for accusations of espionage from the National Security Council , in the last two years of his government. He was immediately examined by medical personnel and subsequently …

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"JB"

PNO.com opening advertising links for the interests of it’s visitors as site traffic GROWS.

by James “JB” Bryson PNO.com is now opening up the site to companies that promote products and/or services of interests to the PNO.com readership base in Panama. This is something unplanned, but as we have seen the visitors increase it has been mentioned as a useful tool that can be …

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Politics

Majority of PRD support Abrego

At least 20 of the 26 deputies that make up the ruling Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD) party agreed on Wednesday, June 6, that on July 1 they will support the re-election of Yanibel Ábrego as president of the National Assembly . Yanibel Ábrego is elected as president of the National …

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Politics

CD party factions to face off in District elections

The two strongest currents within the opposition Democratic Change Party (CD) will once again measure forces this Sunday, June 10, in a district election. Rómulo Roux snatches the presidency of Cambio Democrático to Ricardo Martinelli This is the factions of Rómulo Roux , current party president, and Ricardo Martinelli , …

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