Could another Hugo Chávez arise in Panama?

chavezPANAMA CITY.-  According to former OAS ambassador Guillermo Cochez, the social unrest reflected in situations as the recent arrest of educators, some signs of extreme poverty – as the existence of latrines in many humble homes of the capital city – as well as the corruption scandals that have recently taken place in the country could be the breeding ground for the isthmus experience a process that similarly was activated in Venezuela from the attempted coup of February, 1992. (más…)

Federico Humbert, ¿el presidente que necesitamos?

laestrellaLa ciudadanía ve con preocupación el aumento desmesurado de la planilla estatal, lo cual muerde inmensos recursos del Erario.

Si el contralor Federico Humbert se percatara de la complacencia ciudadana que generó la acción de la entidad a su cargo de llegar de improviso a verificar si en efecto los jugadores de fútbol del equipo del alcalde de Arraiján estaban emplanillados en ese Municipio y si prestaban o no un servicio allí, de seguro que ordenara semejantes auditorías una vez a la semana. (más…)

Comptroller evaluates to audit the resources of the National Assembly

logo-xPANAMA CITY.- The General Controllership of the Republic will evaluate realizing an audit to the National Assembly after the claims realized by the attorney Guillermo Cochez.

In a letter of May 30, the attorney requested to the controller an investigation to the assembly at the possibility that it had incurred in irregular use of the State resources. (más…)