Kenia Porcell resigns as attorney general

Now FORMER attorney general Kenia Porcell. Public Ministry photo. Revelations force Kenia Porcell out of office by Eric Jackson At a late Tuesday afternoon meeting with President Cortizo, the attorney general — “Procuradora General de la Nación” — handed in her resignation. We may hear more from her, but such initial explanations she gave were […]

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Gandásegui, Constitutional protests continue despite “dialogue”

November 12, mostly young protesters gather near the Metro trains’ Cinco de Mayo stop. From Twitter. Youth reject reforms, demanda Constituent Assembly by Marco A. Gandásegui, hijo The protests of the Panamanian youth and the people against the constitutional reforms proposed by President Laurentino Corteza are the responsibility of those in power. From the beginning, […]

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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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Billionaires vs. Sanders and Warren

The fight happening now for the Democratic presidential nomination largely amounts to class warfare. And the forces that have triumphed in the past are outraged that they currently have to deal with progressive opposition from not one but two candidates. Photo by Senate Democrats. The class warfare of billionaires against Sanders and Warren by Norman […]

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