Editorials: Paramilitarization; and Indeed, Hillary

They admitted it and defended it because they had been outed by an alternative medium. Paramilitarization In its constitutional proposals of a few weeks ago, the National Assembly attempted to strip tens of thousands of Panamanians of their citizenship, consign perhaps five percent of the population to officially despised and excluded from public discussions status […]

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Reich, Fraud in a high place

He also cheated Panama on taxes when he had an interest in what was the Trump Ocean Club, the building with the curve here. Photo by Eric Jackson. A blatant fraudster occupies the highest office in the land by Robert Reich Newly released documents reveal major inconsistencies between metrics Trump reported to New York City […]

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Beluche, La independencia de 1821

Casa del Cabildo Abierto, el edificio en la Plaza Catedral desde el que se proclamó la independencia de España el 28 de noviembre de 1821. La independencia de Panamá de 1821 por Olmedo Beluche El Istmo de Panamá se sumó tarde al movimiento de Independencia de Hispanoamérica. Aquí no hubo rastros de un movimiento autonomista […]

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VarelaLeaks: true enough, but…

Ebrahim Asvat is not just some lawyer pundit. A Muslim with roots that trace back to the Indian state of Gujarat, he was director of Panama’s National Police and publisher of La Estrella and El Siglo. He’s a cautious man, not given to making wild statements. Here he opines that “Reading the WhatsApp of Varela’s […]

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