Tuesday 31st January 2017. Boquete Jazz and Blues.

January 31, 2017

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John, Karin Carney & Gerry

It is the 11th Boquete Jazz and Blues Festival coming up from the 9th to the 12th of February. John Carney comes in to chat to us about this years event and we take a listen to some tracks from his album “Tuesday Market” More information? 


No Tuesday is complete without Yoly de Sedas, keeping us fit and healthy, well some of us. Today the topic is “Let’s beat those sugar cravings,” my only question is why? Also we have a healthy recipe for you…..

1 can black beans, well rinsed and drained
2 large flax eggs (2 Tbs flaxseed meal + 6 Tbsp water)
3 Tbsp coconut oil, melted
3/4 cup cacao powder
1/4 tsp sea salt
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup Coconut sugar,
1/2 cup dates
1/2 cup oatmeal
1/2 tsp baking powder

Mix in your food processor, spread on Baking sheet, and bake at High temperature for 30- 45 min (depends on your oven, so CHECK every 15 minutes to see if It’s ready)[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]The News:

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On Sunday, president Juan Carlos Varela reiterated that any particular organization interested in auditing the tenders which were granted during his government to the Brazilian company Odebrecht, can do it.

The 10th Criminal Court has handed down a sentence of five years against former National Security Council Director Alejandro Garuz for the crime of personal injury to the detriment of the Secretary General of the Union of Journalists, Filemón Medina, which took place June 11, 2013, in Quarry Heights.

The general secretary of the opposition Democratic Change, Rómulo Roux stated that the majority of Panamanians are worried about the high cost of living.

Yesterday, Brazilian company Odebrecht confirmed that it has withdrawn from the pre-qualification process of the tender for the design and construction of the fourth bridge over the Panama Canal.

The Popular Party (PP) prepares for a leadership change after the appointment of its current president, Milton Henriquez, in the Panamanian foreign service in Europe.

Alma Cortés, the minister of Labor in the Ricardo Martinelli government (2009-2014), has indicated that some 11 bank accounts have been frozen as part of the investigation into unjustified enrichment charges.

Family members of Everett Clayton Kimble Guerra and Luis Antonio Quiroz, who disappeared in 1968 and 1969 respectively in Chiriquí, said former dictator Manuel Antonio Noriega should be arrested and tried in both cases.

Yesterday at 3:25 p.m., David Viteri, accused of attempted of three people, entered to the Second Superior Court of Justice to face trial.

Last Thursday the Panamanian film Kimura premiered in theaters, and although the people who went to see it left happy, the film has gone “more or less” well at the box office.


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