Monday 15th August 2016. You, me, the music and weird Olympic sports.
August 15, 2016
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Nice quiet way to start off the week. We meander through my music collection, some of your requests and among other stories that we find on the Internet this morning, how about some weird Olympic sports that got themselves on the to have a go at list. Underwater swimming and how about the Greek Sailors swim?
[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The News:
Former Minister of Labor Alma Cortés was clear but concise when she exited the Institute of Legal Medicine after an examination on Friday to determine if she could remain in pre-trial custody on corruption charges.
Luis Cucalón, former director of Revenue, lambasted the Minister of Economy and Finance, Dulcidio De La Guardia. In a communication with the press, Cucalón said De La Guardia increased commissions to collect delinquent taxes during the administration of Ricardo Martinelli to benefit a particular company.
Deputies could face salary deductions for missing sessions according to a proposal submitted by independent Deputy Ana Matilde Gómez.
Students of public and private schools in the area of Panama Norte, District of San Miguelito and Panama City conducted an analysis of Bill 61, by which public policies are adopted for comprehensive health education, care and promotion.
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced yesterday that the 100th ship has used the new locks that are part of the expanded waterway.
The Panama City Mayor’s Office announced on Friday that the pedestrian promenade in historic Casco Antiguo that had been in effect on Sundays has been suspended after public consultation.
The famous and renowned legend of Panamanian boxing, Roberto “Hands of Stone” Duran, confirmed yesterday that on August 26 he will attend the premiere in the country of the movie “Hands of Stone” inspired by his life and co-starring Robert De Niro.
The Sibaritas School presented last Thursday, August 11 the first Panama Wine Guide 2016-2017 at the residence of the Chilean Ambassador Francisco Cruz Fuensalida, who served as host at the cocktail presentation attended by distributors, representatives of wineries, sommeliers members of the diplomatic corps, and special media guests.