Cortizo policy shift is a backhanded slap to the reign of the CD party.

No lying, no cheating, no stealing should be the behavior of the new government of Cortizo, who in his first speech listed the actions to reactivate the economy. He called for justice and advanced the projects that he will send to the Assembly http://laestrella.com.pa/panama/nacional/cortizo-instala-nuevo-codigo-conducta/24127973 Laurentino ‘Nito’ Cortizo approached the podium at …

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Nito adds more to the new staff. Note new appointments.

https://www.prensa.com/politica/nombramientos_0_5337216294.html The elected president,  Laurentino Cortizo made new appointments for his government, this Thursday, June 27, in ministries, addresses, secretariats and authorities. As manager of Tocumen SA, he appointed Raffoul Arab Pinzón; The new general director of the National Secretariat for Children, Adolescents and Family (Senniaf) is Sara Rodríguez and …

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We look back at Varela as Nito era begins.

OP ED: Based on what we reported on during the year, thought this would be higher. I’m pissed I can’t rant a bit more. “JB” https://www.prensa.com/politica/millones-dolares-publicidad-gastaron-Varela_0_5339466030.html During the five years of administration of President Juan Carlos Varela , (2014-2019), the investment in advertising amounted to $ 26 million 447 thousand …

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Fiery Zulay has Humbert and Odebrecht in her crosshairs.

The deputy Zulay Rodriguez presented, this morning, a complaint against the Comptroller General, Federico Humbert, against the prosecutor, Zuleika Moore, and three former directors of the Brazilian company Odebrecht. The complaint is based on the fact that the penalty agreement between the Public Prosecutor’s Office and the Brazilian company, validated …

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The end of the Varela rule will end in one week.

Article from CRITICA. Also uses my favorite Pic. https://www.critica.com.pa/opinion/el-triste-final-551800 The date was far away. Day by day we counted the minutes to arrive at the end of the nefarious government and sponsored by Varela’s power centers. There is jubilation and celebration in large sectors. Fear and desire to run in others. The refrain of …

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Varela beginning his swan song of political goodbyes.

President Juan Carlos Varela traveled the night of this Tuesday, June 18, to Washington, United States, where he will carry out a “closing tour” to address regional and security issues, informed the Presidency of the Republic. https://www.prensa.com/politica/Presidente-Varela-viaja-Washington-cierre_0_5330466959.html Varela has made four personal trips in his management The 70 trips of …

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Nito making transparency a priority regarding Public Finance.

http://laestrella.com.pa/panama/nacional/nosotros-necesitamos-cifras-reales-cortizo/24125116 In a scenario of struggles and accusations, public finances have stressed the transition process of the new government. The differences between the incoming and outgoing authorities on this issue have transcended the public eye and generated a huge expectation about the financial situation of the State. The first to …

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