Monday 6th April 2020. The new Breakfast Show 6-10am. Domestic violence in Lockdown.

April 6, 2020

Good morning and welcome to the new Breakfast Show, four hours starting at 6am. We link up in the third hour this morning on the phone with Dra Lorena Bethancourt a specialist in the field of domestic violence. With the restrictions brought in to combat the Covid-19 with all day lock-down the issue of domestic violence is coming to the fore.



Important numbers to make a note of:

1. Hotline of INAMU: 323-3281.

2. 169 for mental health problems including domestic violence.
3. 104 if it’s very serious.


The epidemiological report of this Sunday, April 5 detailed that 54 people have died in Panama due to the new coronavirus.While 1,988 accumulated cases have been reported, 187 of them are newly infected in the country.

Public servants, active salaried workers, retirees and pensioners, and taxpayers whose last income statement exceeds $ 11 thousand; They will not be able to receive the benefits of the Panama Solidarity plan devised by the Laurentino Cortizo government to help low-income citizens in the midst of the Panama coronavirus health crisis.

Albert Einstein said that it is in crisis that the best of each one emerges. And in the face of a new enemy such as coronavirus disease, more and more Panamanian athletes have joined the cause and have shown their most supportive side by helping those most in need in these moments of crisis.

The number of minors retained by the authorities, during the curfew decreed by the new coronavirus pandemic, increased over the weekend.

The regional director of the Ministry of Health  of Los Santos, Ayvar Hernández , said that for now there is no investigation into whether the deputy of circuit 7-1, Olivares Frías, evaded the total quarantine imposed by the authorities to try to contain the pandemic of the Covid-19.

Confined to their homes, thousands of Catholics in Panama followed on Sunday and April the mass of Sunday Ramos, presided over by the Archbishop of Panama, José Domingo Ulloa, on the morning of this Sunday, April 5, at a time when the country and the world are facing crisis due to the pandemic due to the new coronavirus.

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