National Assembly Back in Session

Panama’s National Assembly resumes ordinary session at 1 pm today after a brief suspension to disinfect its meeting space. To be discussed is a moratorium for payment of public services like energy, telephone and internet until June 30. Also on the agenda and part of the Panama Solidario plan is the relaxation of credit arrangements…
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ODEBRECHT update: So now nobody knows where all the GD money went. LOL

Never gets old and never stops pissing me off. https://www.prensa.com/politica/cual-fue-el-destino-del-dinero-que-dio-odebrecht-al-partido-panamenista-blandon-dice-que-el-te-les-certifico-que-no-se-reportaron-esos-fondos/ “The Panamanian Party in its report of 2009, 2014, and 2019, said it had not received money from Odebrecht, nor from any of the Odebrecht-related companies, such as the International Construction Company of the South.” The phrase is from José …

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SHOCKER! Questionable transfers from Foundation to Varela. The Opus Dei hypocrite that persecuted Martinelli.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/200219/transferencias-fundacion-don-james-familia Between 2009 and 2013 from the Don James Foundation account, multiple bank transfers, management checks and cash payments were made to members of the Varela family. In total, the intelligence reports to which La Estrella de Panamá has had access reveal that from the Don James Foundation expenditures were made …

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Nito Scorecard= His people still suck. His cabinet and ministry is infested with duplicity.

OP ED: James :JB” Bryson– Just to be clear, what exactly is a “sentimental” relatonship? Did they watch movies and cook together? More information please. https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/politica/200219/sheyla-grajales-renuncia-ministerio-gobierno The newly appointed Minister of Government, Sheyla Grajales would have resigned from the position, just two weeks after assuming the ministry.  Grajales, who previously …

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Of course I’m back on ODEBRECHT. New faces every week.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/200217/continuan-hoy-indagatoria-jaime-lasso-caso-odebrecht The Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor of the Public Prosecutor’s Office (MP) resumed on Monday morning the inquiry followed by the former ambassador of Panama in South Korea, Jaime Lasso, in relation to the Odebrecht case. Lasso, alleged to have received bribes from the Brazilian construction company, showed up at the …

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VOTE FOR THIS: Proposal before Assembly looks to remove cushy punishments for those on the TAKE!!!

https://www.prensa.com/impresa/panorama/proponen-impedir-la-sustitucion-de-penas-en-casos-de-corrupcion/ That persons who commit a crime against the public administration are excluded from the benefit of substitute penalties for house arrest and community work. This is one of the proposals raised in a preliminary bill submitted to the plenary of the National Assembly. The initiative, promoted by the independent deputy Gabriel Silva , …

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Keep an eye on this “BULLSHIT”. Contract has $3.5 Million of FLUFF baked in.

https://www.prensa.com/impresa/panorama/aaud-gastara-cerca-de-20-millones-en-contratos-directos/ Ten contracts drawn up in November 2019, by the Urban and Home Cleaning Authority (AAUD), for the rental of heavy equipment for the amount of $ 19.5 million, rest in the Comptroller General of the Republic pending endorsement. The contracts, whose endorsement was rejected in December last year by the then …

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Roux and Martinelli battles continue as CD party fractures.

https://www.laestrella.com.pa/nacional/politica/200204/200203-martinellistas-anuncian-inscripcion-nuevo-partido The decision of the Board of Democratic Change (CD), to deny the convening of an Extraordinary National Convention, apparently ended up atomizing the collective founded by the former president of the Republic Ricardo Martinelli. The conventional CD, which collected the signatures to convene the Extraordinary National Convention to renew …

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Nito “triples down” on the actions of his administration.

https://www.prensa.com/politica/el-presidente-laurentino-cortizo-evalua-hoy-a-su-equipo-de-trabajo/ OP ED: James “JB” Bryson: My 3rd post on this, so obviously I am fascinated by the quotes coming from Cortizo. He’s backing himself into a corner and drawing a line in the sand with his insistence that all the bullshit of the past Political officials, Ministers, Comptrollers, Assembly …

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