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International Relations

Guaido received in Brazil as a legitimate leader.

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó , recognized by some 50 countries as interim president of his country and seeking more resolute support from Brazil, arrived early Thursday at Brasilia, local press reported, and will be received in the afternoon hours. by President Jair Bolsonaro, before his announced return to Caracas, …

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Legal

Actual Headline: Legally bonded, awaiting VISA status,with a residence in San Francisco, SPOTTED in San Francisco.

by James “JB” Bryson Thank God the elections are soon, because watching the sharks of a administration run by someone that I can only refer to as  “co-conspirator” IF everything they charge the Martinelli family with is correct, is growing tiresome. Zuleyka continues the mass manhunt for Who Exactly?  I …

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Crime

Court of Guarantees, denies Martinelli defense request for medical tests related to diminished capacity.

The Court of Guarantees rejected a request for legal medical evaluation to Ricardo Martinelli , during a hearing on the effects of rights requested by the defense of the former president, in the case that follows the former president for the alleged commission of crimes against the inviolability of the …

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Politics

With First debate over, next one will focus on Candidate policies to be applied.

The president of the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (Cciap) , Gabriel Barletta, recommended that the presidential candidates give answers to the electorate on what and how they will make the changes they propose in their proposals, on April 10, when the second presidential debate takes place. …

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Politics

Despite the voice of the people being heard, Martinelli candidacies are not observed.

The candidacies of former President Ricardo Martinelli to deputy and mayor of the district of Panama are not firm, confirmed yesterday the Electoral Tribunal (TE) . Humberto Castillo , communications director of the TE, confirmed to this newspaper that the former governor’s candidacies are not officially registered in the most …

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International Relations

Crack in the armor of Maduro: Sr.Military Official already distances from Maduro

A senior official of the Armed Forces of Venezuela declared himself in disobedience against the president, Nicolás Maduro, on Tuesday night, encouraging the reports about the discomfort among the military. Brazil prepares operations to deliver humanitarian aid Maduro challenges Guaidó to call elections to ‘give him a roll’ In the …

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International Relations

Ortega administration hands down 216 years of prison………….for Protesting!!!

The Nicaraguan justice imposed on Monday sentences to more than 200 years of prison to the opposition leaders Medardo Mairena and Pedro Mena for participating last year in the violent protests against Daniel Ortega’s government, his lawyer told AFP. Mairena was sentenced to 216 years in prison for “terrorism” and …

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Environmental

Thought to be extinct Giant Tortoise is discovered in Ecuador.

JB- Sorry folks, this stuff just interests me.  A copy of one of the endemic giant turtle species of the Ecuadorian archipelago of Galápagos, considered extinct a century ago, was found on an expedition on Fernandina Island , Environment Minister Marcelo Mata announced on Tuesday, February 19 . “On Fernandina …

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Venezuela crisis: How will it affect Panama?

by James “JB” Bryson In the midst of the upcoming elections, the situation in Venezuela in particular, as well as Nicaragua, should bring attention to all in Panama as to what affect it will have on the country. Below are the statistics that were reported PRIOR to the Maduro and …

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International Relations

Human Rights Watch warn that military intervention only supports Maduro narrative.

A military intervention in Venezuela would only serve to reinforce the narrative of Nicolás Maduro, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW) responsible for America, José Miguel Vivanco, for whom the key to a solution for the country is the increase in international pressure . “There is no appetite in Latin …

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International Relations

US advising Venezuela military to support Guaido or “lose everything” as rhetoric rises.

US President Donald Trump on Monday encouraged the Venezuelan military to accept the amnesty offered by opposition leader Juan Guaidó and break ranks with President Nicolás Maduro , or else “they will lose everything.” “They can choose between accepting the generous offer of amnesty from the president in charge of …

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Legal

Popular Zulay is being accused of “blackmail” and extortion.

José Antonio Domínguez, deputy of the pro-Panamanian party official, called his colleague Zulay Rodríguez, of the Partido Revolucionario Democrático (PRD), to represent “extreme populism”, to have ties to the maritime industry, and to use his seat “to blackmail and extort. ” The incident occurred in the period of incidents of …

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Air Travel

Tocumen joins the rest of First World airports with the addition of self service kiosks.

The Tocumen International Airport, the main airport in Panama, has launched a convenient passenger registration service through modern self-service kiosks integrated with airlines, which will offer a simplified technological solution to the complete registration of passengers, through of safe and fluid management for national and international trips. It consists of …

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Politics

Among those intended and expected to vote, Cortizo leads by large margin.

Two and a half months after the holding of the general elections, Laurentino Cortizo Cohen leads an opinion poll on voting intentions carried out by StratMark Consultores, SA, which is included in the list of those authorized by the Electoral Tribunal to carry out these analyzes . From December to …

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Environmental

Illegal logging attributed to gangs in Azuero

Several people are being identified as members of gangs dedicated to the illegal felling and racking of cocobolo wood in the region of Azuero . Sources linked to the investigations have reported that they have effectively identified a long list of people who enter the farms at night and weekends …

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Crime

Prosecutors office and Humbert, still pinned to the ass of the National Assembly

The anti-corruption prosecutor’s office sent an official letter to the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic to provide information on 36 checks from the Assembly’s filings, in which it investigates a cashier of the National Bank of Panama (BNP) who exchanged the checks. The researched cashier changed, at …

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Legal

Electoral Tribunal denies Prosecutors request in investigation into Roux.

The magistrates of the Electoral Tribunal (TE) resolved the reconsideration appeal filed by the Superior Anticorruption Prosecutor’s Office of the Attorney General’s Office against the Plenary Agreement 104-1 of December 27, 2018, which denied lifting the electoral criminal jurisdiction to Rómulo Roux. Roux is a presidential candidate for the Democratic …

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Environmental

“Indiana Jones” at the forefront of Climate Change battle

The famous American actor Harrison Ford on Tuesday attacked President Donald Trump and other leaders who deny climate change, saying they are “on the wrong side of history.” By participating in Dubai in a global forum on governance, Ford – who in the film played Han Solo in the series …

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Air Travel

Final cost of New Tocumen terminal will skirt $1 Billion

The expansion project of the Tocumen International Airport will cost the National Government $ 917 million in total; that is, $ 137 million more than its original price, confirmed yesterday the general manager of Tocumen International Airport, SA (AITSA), Óscar Ramírez, during the presentation of the management report for the period …

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International Relations

US not ruling out intervention to bring end to unrest in Venezuela

The leader of the Committee of Armed Services of the US Senate, James Inhofe, admitted on Tuesday that a military intervention in Venezuela is an option that “is on the table” and warned that the possible presence of Russian troops in the country South American could be a turning point. …

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Politics

Despite alleged offenses, Martinelli name carries faith among Panamanians.

The political parties continue to postulate to positions of popular election to people linked to the alleged commission of corruption offenses in Panama. Family Martinelli is sheltered in the Parlacen Son and wife of former President Martinelli are running for Parlacen In this case, the nominations of the Cambio Democrático …

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Legal

Martinelli defense is determined to seek release from Renacer.

The defense of Ricardo Martinelli reiterated the offer of a bail of half a million dollars , in order to achieve the release of the former president, provisionally detained since June 11 in El Renacer , as part of the process that is followed by the alleged commission of the …

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Bocas issues with RedFrogBeach and surrounding areas keep coming to light.

by James “JB” Bryson     Okie dokie, I will lay this out once to just say it. I HAVE NO DOG IN ANY FIGHT WITH RED FROG BEACH OR ITS OWNERS OR DEVELOPERS! Book it, print it, document it. That being said, I also NEVER INVESTED WITH BERNARD MADOFF, …

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Politics

New elected administration may be able to change the Constitution.

In the hands of the next government, there is now the possibility of reforming the Constitution through a constituent. Magistrate Heriberto Araúz: ‘It is humanly impossible to incorporate the additional ballot’ Starts approval of the additional ballot Postpone discussion of additional ballot Agribusiness, bureaucracy and subsidies dominate candidates’ agenda The …

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Crime

Request for bail cancellation of Suarez by Prosecutor is denied in ODEBRECHT case.

The twelfth criminal judge, Óscar Carrasco, denied a request made by the Special Anticorruption Prosecutor to cancel the bail not to be detained that was issued in favor of the former Public Works Minister (MOP) Federico José Suárez, for the investigation related to the bribes paid by Odebrecht. In a …

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Legal

Martinelli request refused for the FOURTH time

The judge of guarantees of the Second Court of Justice, Justo Vargas, denied the bail of release to former President Ricardo Martinelli for considering that he did not find variation of the legal-criminal circumstances within the process that is followed to the defendant. “We believe that the most prudent thing is …

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Jose Gabriel Carrizo, En formula del PRD y en la mira de los Panameñistas

EDITORIAL CONTRIBUTION:   READ CONTRIBUTING LINK:https://impresa.prensa.com/panorama/Carrizo-formula-PRD_0_5228477141.html Contribución Editorial:  Alberto Stanziola A pocas horas de el Anuncio de que este Joven abogado, empresario y profesional fuera designado por Laurentino Cortizo como su compañero de formula los Panameñistas han empezado a atacar su imagen, cuestionan su trayectoria y hasta se esta comentando de …

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Sport

World watches as NFL- Super Bowl Sunday is here.

Tom Brady will pursue the history of football with his sixth Super Bowl title on Sunday , when his New England Patriots face Los Angeles Rams offensive genius Sean McVay in a duel of styles and generations that seeks to rewrite the future of the NFL. Brady, 41, would become …

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Politics

Favorite Cortizo names his VP.

Laurentino Nito Cortizo , of the Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD) , yesterday became the first presidential candidate of the political parties to present the figure that will accompany him as vice president in the face of the general elections on May 5. This is the lawyer, businessman and delegate of …

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Politics

Lawyers keep challenging, as Martinelli keeps winning. Warranted or not, Panama chooses him.

The lawyer Jorge Hernán Rubio presented this Saturday February 2 a complaint challenging the nomination of former President Ricardo Martinelli as a deputy of the circuit 8-8. Rubio, an ex-member of the Partido Popular (PP) , explained that Martinelli – nominated by the Alianza party – is currently being held …

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