Friday 2nd December 2016. Panama still and attraction for retiring?
December 2, 2016
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Roz Baitel is with me this morning we take a look at a couple of topics. Roz recently went to the International Living conference in Las Vegas, they paint Panama as a great retirement option, perhaps, if you don’t want to live in the city. Also we touch on the theme of giving as we come towards Christmas and Roz presents Yazmin with a check for Fundacion Soy Capaz.
[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The News:
Police Director Omar Pinzon confirmed yesterday the arrest of David Viteri.
Pinzon said that the capture of Viteri was carried out at dawn on Thursday. He is wanted for his alleged involvement in organised crime.
The lawyers of Ricardo Martinelli, appeared yesterday before the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR) to deliver a note in which they denounce what they consider a violation of due process in regards to the actions taken that follow the former president.
The Cabinet Council has approved the creation of a free trade zone in Pacora that will be operated by the Consorcio Industrial de las Americas, S.A. (Coinla).
Starting Monday, December 5, Panama’s government bodies will open their offices at 7:30 a.m. and close at 3:30 p.m., said the Minister of the Presidency, Álvaro Alemán.
A report of the Office of the Comptroller reveals that the consumption of gasoline in the country increased 8.9 percent between January and September, compared to the same period last year.
For more than two hours, residents of the Lucha Franco community had the Transístmica route closed near Villa Zaita, to demand from the authorities a response to the lack of water.
The Foreign Ministry of Panama informed through a statement that all possible support has been provided to the authorities and the Embassy of Holland in Panama, for journalist Okke Ornstein, who faces legal proceedings initiated in 2011 and 2012 by the Canadian citizen Monte Morris Friesner and Patricius Johannes Visser, Kerrn Visser and Maurice Sjerps.
The sale of La Estrella de Panamá and El Siglo is an administrative issue that must be decided by the owners of the newspaper and the government of the United States, said the President of the Republic, Juan Carlos Varela, during the International Conference against Corruption, which is taking place in Atlapa until December 4.
Panamanians Roman Torres and Armando Cooper will face off against each other in the finals of Major League Soccer.