OPINION: Panama Heading into Corruption Abyss

 
506Views 3Comments Posted 04/06/2021

Panama has awarded contracts to Odebrecht for years, valued at billions of dollars. And during that time, all controls either failed or officials deliberately caused them to fail. This is how this company - and surely many more, local and international - extract billions more to pay bribes or increase their profits, a custom of our politicians and businessmen who, contrary to what one would think, do not lecture because our justice is null and, therefore, corruption is as rampant as ever. Panama is a rich country, but the voracity of these people is unlimited, it is infinite, and sooner or later we will see the consequences of our indifference to so much theft and impunity. What will be the biggest corruption scandal in our history? Who will pay for the damage dirty money does to our justice system? Where will the country end up once its wealth has been eaten up by every political party that rises to power? Odebrecht only shows us a fraction of that great corruption that flourishes and spreads within Panamanian society, but it is enough to make us realize that, with firm and determined steps, we are heading into an abyss – LA PRENSA, Jun. 4



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George Klk

Panama: One More Thing... Panama's Lottery Diversions... $100's millions!

11 days ago
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George Klk

Panama: Financial Economic Destruction is Within Sight. Determine Panama's Destruction... the facts! Financial Starting Points... 1. Campaign / construction funds... Cost in 100's millions / 10's billions. 2. Executive allowance pay... President Cortizo. 3. Panama National Assembly cookie jar theft strategies of State funds. 4. Executive control of state funds for overseas business with China... ($50 million restaurant/s). 5. Panama forfeits of prime real estate for foreign headquarters with established flags. 6. Italian mafia protectionist money from Panama's businesses... $100's millions. 7. Police bonuses and front men bribes in financial institutions... $100's millions. 8. Panama construction business failures to pay political elite bribes. 9. State funds for more personal political elite spy gathering equipment. 10. State funds to buy and sell real estate or other high value items for money laundering. 11. State funds for mansion beach houses and luxury cars for the Panama National Assembly. 12. State funds for free hams and construction supplies to win re-election votes from far off villages. 13. Decimation of Panama's real estate for elite's retaliation with $millions in lawsuits. 14. Politicians use of state funds for legal defense at cost of Panama's taxpayers... $100's millions. 15. Panama National Assembly use of their General Comptroller creating non-transparencies of... $100's millions. Much, much more in the 10's of billions in 10 years will add to $TRILLION/S IN... PANAMA'S DIRE NATIONAL FINANCIAL CRISIS. MARTINELLI AND THE SONS OF THE UNDERGROUND AS MARTINELLI LIES IN A HOSPITAL BED WITH AN OLD FRAIL BODY READY TO EXPIRE WHILE HOLDING MEETINGS WITH THE PANAMA NATIONAL ASSEMBLY HEAD LEADER/S. General Comptroller can walk Panama through the immediate financial crises but controlled by the... Panama National Assembly... Non-Transparency! Panama is now in the works for the... BIG POWER PLAY GANGSTER CITY BONANZAS! Try the calculations... its easy! School children can help you added it... all up! Pass the ham, please... no Italian wine... just Koolaid, Thank you.

11 days ago
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Sinbad

No need to worry about corruption instead quick look over there...... they are not fully respecting a black non-binary pansexual trannie front hole birthing person. Don't stand for that get out and protest for more perversions while the political class fleeces Panama. It is super easy to distract when you have an uneducated society that operates on feelings and emotion and does whatever the the left wing media and professors tell them.

11 days ago
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