Friday 16th December 2016. Wines from Israel & Lebanon, what is happening “The Visitor”
December 16, 2016
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A big thank you to Carlos Mata our wine sommelier who presents us with three wines this morning two from Israel and one from Lebanon. We find out about Kosher wines, which by the way are boiled (some of them) and and a superb wine from the Lebanon.
As we get into the home stretch of the run up to Christmas Gabriel from the “Visitor” has been checking out the lights and we take a look at what is happening this festive season….[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The News:
The hearings for the former ministers Guillermo Ferrufino and Frank De Lima that were scheduled for yesterday were suspended at the request of their lawyers. At the moment, no new date has been reported for these proceedings.
The executive director of Medical Benefits of the Social Security Fund, Luis Mendieta, presented his resignation yesterday. A source from the institution said that the decision is a consequence of his differences with the director of the institution Estivenson Giron.
The 17th Criminal Circuit Court has granted an extension in the investigation carried out by the Second Prosecutor against Organised Crime into the activities of the Mossack Fonseca law firm.
The struggle between members of the Democratic Change party (CD) has put at risk the finances of the district of Capira and the use of decentralization funds.
Minister of Education Marcela Paredes de Vásquez has called on school directors to submit their teacher requests for the 2017 academic year.
Since June, the process of immigration regularization, established in Executive Decree 167 of 2016, has granted 260 foreigners the use of health services in all facilities of the Social Security Fund (CSS).
The Ministry of Health (Minsa) denied that plastic rice is being sold in Panama. This came after complaints filed at the ministry and an audio released on social networks that alarmed many people.
The case of indigenous peoples living in countries such as Panama, Australia and Russia and their role in preserving biodiversity were the subject of a study presented within the framework of the Conference on the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP-13), to be held in Cancun, Mexico, until December 17.