The bill is in on Varela’s Euro tour

International Relations

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 Varela, the Vice President Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado , as well as the Minister of Economy and Finance, Dulcidio De La Guardia , cost, among all, $ 28,800 .

Meanwhile, the rest of the money, about $ 196 thousand, went to the per diem and passages of officials and guests.

For example, the ticket from Ana Mae Castillo , sister of the president’s wife and who serves as director of private assistance of the Office of the First Lady, cost $ 15 thousand 309, while the Alex Perez , chief of protocol of the Presidency, It was $ 8,133.

Israel was attended by three guests from Varela, entrepreneurs and merchants Alfonso Tarazi, Ramy Attie and Salomon Attie. They were only paid air tickets, which had a total cost of $ 11 thousand.

This official mission, which lasted eight days, was also attended by the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Augusto Arosemena; the administrator of the National Institute of Aqueducts and Sewers, Juan Felipe De La Iglesia; as well as the Minister of Agricultural Development, Eduardo Enrique Carles; and the secretary of the National Security Council, Rolando López.

READ MORE:https://impresa.prensa.com/panorama/Gastos-Varela-Reino-Unido-Israel_0_5056744379.html

No Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

International Relations
Brazil opposite of Panama, and showing gains in jobs as unemployment falls.

The unemployment rate in Brazil fell to 8.9% of the economically active population in the quarter ended in August, which fell to its lowest level in the last seven years, the government said Friday. The unemployment rate in Latin America’s largest economy was not that low since the 8.7% measured …

International Relations
Seven year moratorium on border passage ends between Colombia and Venezuela.

https://www-laestrella-com-pa.translate.goog/internacional/america/220925/colombia-venezuela-ultiman-detalles-reabrir-totalmente-frontera?_x_tr_sl=es&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=sc The governments of Colombia and Venezuela finalized this Sunday the details for the total reopening of their border crossings that were closed to vehicle traffic during seven long years of distancing that will end this Monday. Tomorrow’s symbolic act will take place on the Simón Bolívar international bridge, the …

Economy
Winds of change in the East as Singapore passes China as Financial hub.

https://www-laestrella-com-pa.translate.goog/economia/220925/singapur-desbanca-hong-kong-principal?_x_tr_sl=es&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=sc Singapore has overtaken Hong Kong as the main financial center in Asia, and ranks third in the world, according to the latest report from the Global Financial Centers Index, one of the reference sources for classifications in this sector, which places New York and London in the top positions. …