Friday 14th October 2016. Felipe Motta Wine Fair and the “Visitor”
October 14, 2016
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276 wines for tasting, it doesn’t get much better than that! That is what we are talking about this morning with Alexandra Liakopulos and Milene Kerley from Felipe Motta. They have their 16th annual wine fair next week 20-21st October.
Friday is Gabriel Day, Gabriel from the Visitor gets us set up with things to do and places to go.
[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The News:
On Wednesday night, the first anti-corruption prosecutor ordered the provisional detention of Riccardo Francolini, former president of the board of Caja de Ahorros, in relation to a loan investigation made by the bank to the consortium HPC-Contratas-P&V for the construction of the Amador convention center in 2012.
Rolando Mirones regained his status as delegate of the Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD).
A controversy has arisen over which entity will investigate the criminal complaint filed against judge Wilfredo Sáenz over his handling of a money laundering case involving 14 close associates of former President Ricardo Martinelli.
In case the new judge of the Electoral Tribunal (TE) is not being elected on October 31st, it will be designated in special sessions.
Prosecutors and police carried out an anti-gang operation on Thursday and detained 16 people.
The Superintendency of Securities Market (SMV) decided to fine for over two million dollars former executives of the brokerage firm Financial Pacific and two of its former employees.
A report by the Tourism Authority of Panama has revealed that the occupancy rate of hotels in the first eight months of the year was 47.8%.
Around 140 foreigners are expelled from Panama every week due to irregular immigration status and criminal records, reported the minister of Public Security, Alexis Bethancourt.
At least 60 tons of trash were collected from 39 beaches and rivers of Panama, during the 25th great clean that took place in the country last September 25, as part of the Month of the Oceans.