In the news today is a report that the Panama Pacifico International Airport is consolidated as the terminal to serve low-cost airlines, with over 30,000 passengers passing through in April. This is the former Howard Air Base, and we have found that the only problem is that there does not appear to be a public transport link from the city – it is around 21 km from where we live on the other side of the city…

The “New Business” court case opens tomorrow, involving former President Ricardo Martinelli (also a candidate for the Presidency in the primaries, and leader in the polls). there are 4 other defendants. The former President has managed to delay the trial since November, arguing for the recusal of the trial judge and a medical disability. He has also be attempting to claim immunity from his legal troubles due to his being involved in the election process. The New Business case dates back to March 2017, after an investigation identified the purchase of the shares of Editora Panamá América through a complex scheme.

22 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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