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Knightsbridge School

April 28, 2016

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][thb_image image=”542″][vc_column_text]In the last hour today we have the new Director of the Knightsbridge School¬† Mr Andrew Melnyk. We chat about his background, how came to be with us here in Panama and his work with the school as well as the educational programs offered by Knightsbridge.

Track of the day,¬†We played this morning Gary Moore and Still got the blues for you and it was for Cristina, great choice!![/vc_column_text][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/4O_YMLDvvnw”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]On Tuesday night, a number of deputies presented to the plenary of the National Assembly a motion to change the law that would prevent companies involved in crimes, such as corruption, from receiving government contracts.

The President of the Republic, Juan Carlos Varela, is in the process of evaluating the efficiency and performance of each of the ministers of state in order to determine whether changes are needed once their first two years in office are over.

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) announced that it would make public some of the Mossack Fonseca records that were the basis of its reporting into the law firm.

The National Federation of Patients with Critical, Chronic and Degenerative Illnesses (Fenaeccd) protested against a controversial decree of the Ministry of Health prohibiting the Social Security Fund to request additional certifications to those established on Drug Act 1 when shopping for medications

The Panama Canal Authority is preparing to inaugurate the expansion route and its recent results have been historic. In 2015, the Canal recorded the highest amount of tonnage transported in its 101 years of operations, 2.1% more than in 2012, when the last historic mark was reached.

The Panamanian interpreter of urban music DavidL will participate in the Chaoyang Pop Music Festival, to be held from April 27 to May 4 in Beijing, with more than 60 artists and bands from around the world in concert, as part of the Meet in Beijing Arts Festival.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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