Friday 10th March 2017. How is wine made? What’s happening in Panama?

March 10, 2017

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Carlos Mata

Great to have Carlos Mata back with us after his vacation. So this morning with Carlos we are looking at how wine is made, oh yes, a bit of tasting as well.


Catch up on what is happening here in the Republic of Panama as we take a look through this weeks “Visitor”[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2”][vc_column_text]The News:

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The presidential campaign of José Domingo Arias in 2014 received donations from the Brazilian company Odebrecht.

The Public Prosecutor’s Office (MP) initiated an investigation into the mayor of San Miguelito, Gerald Cumberbatch, after the public denunciations made by journalist Jean Marcel Chéry.

In the National Assembly Ruben De Leon has suspended donations, subsidies and contracts for professional services that were granted to deputies due to irregularities that have been identified in the program.

Construction permits decreased 25.4% in the first month of 2017, reveals a recent report by the Office of the Comptroller General of the Republic.

The General Directorate of Revenue (DGI) asked taxpayers to declare income tax and update their data on the platform E-Tax 2.0.

In the coasts and beaches of Panama the garbage problem does not desist. Tons of waste are collected every year, despite the efforts of environmental authorities, agencies and activists.

The Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) expressed its rejection of a bill in Panama which seeks to regulate the content of the media, saying that it is “an intrusion on content and a violation of the right to the property of journalism companies.”

In order to boost the fashion industry and the textiles, jewelry, accessories and footwear created and manufactured in Panama, this March 14 will be the first Panama Diseña to be held in the Central Hotel of the Casco Antiguo.


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