Friday 12th July 2019. You, me, the music and Yazmin looks at things to do.

July 12, 2019




Nice relaxing end of the week, I get to play more music and Yazmin keeps us up to date on some of the events going on over the next week or so.

The  Electoral Tribunal (TE)  lifted the criminal electoral law enjoyed by Sara Melissa Montenegro Perez de Vallarino, current deputy of the Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD) and former lawyer of the firm Mossack Fonseca.

The oral trial that is followed by former President  Ricardo Martinelli had to be suspended this Thursday, July 11, after the defense argued that it did not have a copy of the annexes of the audit reports of the Comptroller’s Office, which were presented by the witnesses.

The head of the Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD) caucus , Ricardo Torres , informed that it will not be until next Monday, July 15, that they present before the plenary session of the National Assembly the report on how the formation of the 15 permanent commissions will be made.

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Hector Alexander , pointed out that bond issues authorized by the Cabinet Council on Tuesday will be used partly to meet commitments for maturing debt and partly to finance investments and the general budget of the State.

Three weeks after entering the gray list of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) , the Panamanian banking center has not lost any line of correspondence from international banks. This was confirmed by Aimeé Sentmat de Grimaldo , president of the Banking Association of Panama , as part of the inauguration of the IV International Financial Summit.

An earthquake of magnitude of 4.4 was registered on the morning of this Thursday, July 11, in Puerto Armuelles, province of Chiriqui, without causing further damage, reported the Civil Protection System (Sinaproc) .

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