The big money laundering trial, delayed and due to begin this week, has been again delayed, and is now due to start on 26 June. There are 32 defendants, including 2 former Presidents. The “Car Wash” case involves the now-defunct law firm Mossack Fonseca, which was the epicenter of the Panama Papers scandal.

Costa Rica has warned that it will not be able to manage more migrants, after more than 127,000 have passed through Panama so far in 2023. The Costa Rican foreign minister has warned that his country can only process a limited number of people who are on their way north. He says his country could process 250 to 400 migrants a day from south to north, but not, as happened last September and October, 4,000 a day.

8 MAY 2023

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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