Martinelli adopted some of the favorite words of President Trump and told reporters the trial was a “hoax” and blamed former President Juan Carlos Varela - who was his vice president in the 2009-2014 period
Did the illegal wiretapping occur or not? If it occurred, then were those responsible just a couple of Martinelli subordinates who have been sent to prison for it?
Convicting Ricardo Martinelli would had been a tragic judicial error since the investigation of his accusations was biased and promoted by news media controlled by his political enemies mainly La Prensa and TVN…After almost a year of judicial proceedings not a single witness accused the expresident of ordering wiretapping anyone…
This editorial gives no rationale for the complete accusation of incorrect legal ruling by the courts. One would expect that a case would be presented by the editorial writers instead of a categorical statement of wrongdoing by the justice system. Those of us readers would like to know why this ruling is so wrong.