Fonseca Mora hid money in local bank

Disgraced law firm Mossack Fonseca is alleged to have offered advice in a scheme to hide funds coming from Brazil via the Panamanian banking system. The money in question was linked to the Lava Jato scandal, according to the public ministry (PM).

Contracts are awarded to Meco; complaints are overlooked

The Minister of Public Works, Ramón Arosemena, yesterday awarded the contract for the expansion of the highway between bridge of the Americas and Arraiján to the Loma Cova consortium led by Costa Rican construction company Meco S.A., despite being the most expensive option for the government, and ignored the complaints of competitors made only 24 hours earlier.

Versión en inglés: Legislators, untouchable by Panamanian justice

Despite the countless complaints for alleged criminal acts by the legislators, in Panama various sectors coincide in that a radical change needs to be done in the system of justice to apply the certainty of punishment towards those who rule.