Cortizo vs National Assembly over alleged serial rapist

“It’s a quite delicate matter about which I repeat, due process and the presumption of innocence must be respected. But the accusations that have been made against the deputy are very serious.” President Cortizo calling for legislator Arquesio Arias (PRD-Guna Yala) to step aside while charges that he’s a serial rapist are litigated. Arias refuses, […]

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Women call for anti-rape protests / Mujeres piden protestas contra la violación

Percussive protest in the park by the legislature, Thursday the 17th at 5:30 p.m.People want legislator and alleged serial rapist Arquesio Arias to resign forthwithBring an instrument to beat on, a tambor, a pot with a spoon or whatever Panameñas También Panamanian Women Too We just had a National Assembly, including an alleged serial rapist, […]

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World Health Organization, Northeast Syria

Civilians flee the Turkish offensive into Ras Al Ain, the Kurdish town on the Syrian side of the border. With their shelling the Turks damaged the water plant for the whole region. The area’s able-bodied Kurdish men and women have for the most part taken up arms against the Turks. Photo from Twitter, by Mohammed […]

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Turks shell US observation post in Kobani, Kurdish Syria

Noting Turkey’s claims that this was a mistake, the US peace group CodePink declared that “this is what happens when a country goes into a war of expansion so callously and rapidly.” Kurdish video from Kobani. ‘Terrifying and totally predictable’: Pentagon confirms US Forces in Syria came under Turkish artillery fire by Jessica Corbett, Common […]

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Cortizo, Discurso frente la ONU / Address to the UN

Address by the President of the Republic Of Panama Laurentino Cortizo Cohen to the 74th United Nations General Assembly Mr. President of the General Assembly, Mr. Secretary General, Excellencies, Today, our region and the entire world face great challenges; some regional, some global, and we will not find solutions if we act, individually and not […]

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