La Prensa reported that at least 5high-profile officials of the administration of former President Ricardo Martinelli (who was President 2009-2014) have suffered harsh judicial setbacks in recent months. Some have had convictions confirmed for crimes ranging from embezzlement, corruption, and money laundering.
Meanwhile the Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported that so far this year, 958 cases of dengue have been confirmed nationwide. However, to date no deaths have been reported.
18 MARCH 2023