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Police file criminal complaint against Jairo “Bolota” Salazar

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When police broke up a rowdy party that Colon city council member and legislator Jairo “Bolota” Salazar threw at Los Lagos on November 10, this officer was hit by a bottle thrown by someone in the crowd. Photo by the Policía Nacional.

Apparently it’s not just queers whom he wants to beat up. Cops are not amused.

by Eric Jackson

The National Police have filed a criminal complaint with the Supreme Court against double-dipping Colon politician Jairo “Bolota” Salazar, who collects paychecks as both a member of the Colon city council and as a member of the national legislature. The allegations are obstructing a police officer in the performance of his duty, and later attempting to practice law by purporting to represent a man who was arrested when police moved to break up a party of Salazar’s where the entertainment included loud noise late at night and firearms being brandished.

The high court and the legislature have long had a mutual nonaggression pact, where the magistrates rarely hold a deputy to account — even if the politician kills someone — and the National Assembly routinely declines to act in the face of the most flagrant judicial corruption. But then, conduct as brazen as police allege Salazar to have indulged in goes beyond the usual.

 

It’s my party and I’ll — wave guns around if I want to?


Most often in Panama, it’s a very bad idea to challenge a cop:


When you haven’t graduated from law school and purport to represent somebody, you probably expect impunity if you do it in front of police station video cameras:


 

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Kenia Porcell resigns as attorney general

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Now FORMER attorney general Kenia Porcell. Public Ministry photo.

Revelations force Kenia Porcell out of office

by Eric Jackson

At a late Tuesday afternoon meeting with President Cortizo, the attorney general — “Procuradora General de la Nación” — handed in her resignation.

We may hear more from her, but such initial explanations she gave were incoherent. She was caught in hacked WhatsApp messages at conniving with former president Juan Carlos Varela to reach plea bargain deals that first of all shielded Varela himself and several of his friends from investigations about fixing overpriced public construction contracts and taking kickbacks from them, and making deals to allow Odebrecht and other companies convicted of public corruption to continue working for government agencies in Panama. She said that if anyone was to call her to account, her apparent co-conspirator, Mr. Varela would have to file the complaint. She said that “Panama needs to know the truth, but the Public Ministry must end its investigation.”

According to Panama’s constitution Porcell’s replacement is an appointment that gets made by the National Assembly. But the main powers there, PRD caucus chair Benicio Robinson and the legislature’s vice president Zulay Rodríguez, are themselves tainted but their thefts from the government’s PANDEPORTES sports institute. (Are they going to charge this reporter for criminal defamation for saying that? They took the money and refuse to account for it. Whatever some judge might be bribed or bullied to say, they stole.)

So is a legislature currentlyh engaged in a “dialogue” with their younger acolytes who are well paid political nothings on campus going to appoint a replacement with a mission to look the other way? Most likely, but also most likely the present turmoil over the constitution would be aggravated. Stay tuned.

 

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Gandásegui, Constitutional protests continue despite “dialogue”

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November 12, mostly young protesters gather near the Metro trains’ Cinco de Mayo stop. From Twitter.

Youth reject reforms, demand
a Constituent Assembly

by Marco A. Gandásegui, hijo

The protests of the Panamanian youth and the people against the constitutional reforms proposed by President Laurentino Corteza are the responsibility of those in power. From the beginning, the way the problem was approached was ill calculated by Cortezo’s advisors. The first false move was to accept an exclusionary proposal to reform the Constitution, that was prepared by a group of citizens without any consultation or revision. The second error was that the executive sent it directly to the National Assembly without revising the contents of the reforms proposed. In the process of revision of the proposal by a part of the Assembly, all the Members wanted to get in their say, in total disorder and, still worse, without any partisan or ideological orientation.

The proposal of reforms that Cortizo sent to the Assembly had no technical justification nor support (neither written nor verbal). The manipulation of the package by the members of parliament converted the procedure into a circus. Each member felt free to introduce any article. The circus band stopped playing when the University of Panama raised its voice against the reform that aimed at privatizing higher education through a legislative manouevre. The proposal of a conservative member linked to business interests, touched a very sensitive nerve. The University students, supported by broad sectors of society, brought out their banners and marched from “the house of Méndez Pereira” to the Palace “Justo Arosemena” where the Assembly holds its sessions.

The University Rector, Eduardo Flores, explained to the Members and their Pretorian Guard, shielded behind the railings, what the mission of the University is and the absurdity of the article that they intended to introduce into the Constitution. Neither President Cortizo and the majority of the members of his Cabinet, nor the parliamentary Members, accepted what was proposed by Rector Flores. Nevertheless, the University had another more convincing weapon: the force of its student youth. The demonstrations of student groups from various universities filled the streets that surround the Assembly, in protest. President Cortizo gave the order to quash the article that aimed at suppressing higher education in Panama.

Following the confrontation, the young people joined the protests against the project of Constitutional reforms, objecting to both its contents and its form. To confront the generalized discontent, Cortizo appeeared on television to criticize both the assembly members and the youths, equally. He threatened the use of repression if there was no progress in the calendar of reforms that he had proposed on taking over the Presidency in July 2019.

What is most interesting in this experience is, on the one hand, the maturity and consistency of the youth movements. In addition, they have opened a dialogue with all other sectors of the country. There is just one point on which all the protesters coincide: they do not want the proposed constitutional reforms. The majority want to convene a constituent assembly with full sovereign powers. The clash with the forces of the Government is not only in the political terrain, it is also happening in the streets when the ‘anti-riot squads’ of the National Police repress the youths. There were almost one hundred detained and twice that number of injured.

The government is only waiting to see if Cortizo’s calendar is fulfilled by the end of 2020, with a plebiscite to approve or reject the proposed reforms. The government is counting on the support of the most conservative sectors of the country and everything indicates that they have the (neo-liberal) government and opposition political parties on their side. The response to the reforms by the media, which are owned by the above-mentioned sectors, has been lukewarm. The US Embassy, which has been acephalous for several years, apparently has no major interest in the reform proposals.

The young people support an objective to unite the whole people against the economic class and its government. They want to detain the process of reform. But they add to this objective the convening of an original Constituent Assembly. The struggle between the government and the governed is permanent. What changes is the balance of power. If there is a lot of discontent in the Panamanian family, it could have some probability of success in convening a Constituent Assembly. In that case, it will require work and wide-spread consultations in order to build the structure on which the new Constitution will be founded.

 

Marco A Gondásegui, Jr., is Professor of Sociology at the University of Panama and Associate Researcher with the Centro de Estudios Latinoamericnas Justo Arosemena (CELA).

 

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VarelaLeaks: true enough, but…

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Ebrahim Asvat is not just some lawyer pundit. A Muslim with roots that trace back to the Indian state of Gujarat, he was director of Panama’s National Police and publisher of La Estrella and El Siglo. He’s a cautious man, not given to making wild statements. Here he opines that “Reading the WhatsApp of Varela’s adversaries I understand that the Varela Leaks are to depose the Attorney General. That’s the objective.”

Porcell may resign, but the Varela Leaks are inadmissible in court

[Editor’s take: The Varela Leaks are damning about many things. In any other country they would be hearsay but the stuff of which criminal investigations would flow. But understand what else this is:

  • A sitting president’s communications with top officials, and with diplomats representing his administration elsewhere in the world, were hacked. It’s par for the post-invasion political course to ignore all considerations of Panamanian national security, so this dimension of what has happened does not get mentioned by establishment types.
  • A Panamanian president and US ambassador were seen negotiating the lineup of Panama’s corporate mainstream media. Was the fact that some of the corporate players are stolen property mentioned but edited out, or was that just agreed upon as a given by Mr. Varela and Mr. Feeley? In any case this is a media scandal as well.
  •  This may be rather obvious, or a misdirection, or something else. The Pegasus program and the equipment to use it which were bought with Panamanian public funds have been stolen and they were last noticed by anyone who has come forward in the constructive possession of Ricardo Martinelli. For years he has been threatening people with dossiers. The Twitterverse is alive with Martinelista screeching about the Varela Leaks, with all of the pseudonymous call center screeds that were the hallmarks of his politics. However, there are other Panamanians with motives to embarrass those who have been embarrassed. Plus, any number of countries have Pegasus or systems that do the same things. The leaks are published on a website maintained in the United States. Were we to think of reasons why the US government might be involved in such a thing, we have to take into account the possibility that it is so and that there is no reason, that the US president is a man with only the shakiest sense of reason, who is surrounded by acolytes, schemers and fanatics.
  •  There are now many calls for an investigation — but under the direction of which office or person? Under which set of laws or rules? There is a generalized institutional credibility problem that has been building for years and has Panama firmly in its grip at the moment.]

In its strongest point, La Prensa weakly opines:

“We cannot fail to raise a voice, to put on the table the complex and dangerous situation in which we find ourselves.”

La Estrella reasonably points out:

“Today Panama is surprised by the chats from a telephone of former president Varela, which reveals how he conspired with attorney general Kenia Porcel to prevent himself, his friends Lasso, Duboy and others, from being prosecuted for involvement in the Odebrecht case. How Varela conspired with former Ambassador Feeley to destroy the Waked family and how negotiations were made to favor friends with contracts. This society is in shock and has not yet processed all of information leaked.”

Pseudonymous libel warning

Below we post something that’s untrue and scurrilous, but which is also a powerful part of the public discourse in this post-truth era. We do not post it to spread the libel but to criticize it.

The allegation that all of the Motta family’s fortune, or that of Stanley Motta, is a flat-out lie. But the leaks do indicate that Mr. Motta had more influence on the president and his decisions than most Panamanians would consider proper. Notice the scurrilous front persona for this screed. It’s an ever more common social media tactic of which people in democratic societies need to be aware.
 

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Polo Ciudadano, La trampa del “diálogo”

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Frente a la trampa del “diálogo”: Asamblea Constituyente Originaria

por Polo Ciudadano

El paquetazo de reformas constitucionales fraguado entre la Concertación, el Ejecutivo de Cortizo y el Legislativo ha sido derrotado por la movilización juvenil y estudiantil. Ha sido derrotado porque las movilizaciones constantes, pese a la represión y las amenazas, lograron que la mayoría de la ciudadanía comprenda su carácter ilegítimo y antidemocrático. El rechazo al paquetazo constitucional es general y abarca todo el país.

Pero que haya sido derrotado no significa que esté muerto. El gobierno del PRD, la Asamblea, la Concertación, con el apoyo de los gremios empresariales y los medios de comunicación, mantienen en pie el cadáver del paquetazo de reformas constitucionales que de todos modos quieren imponerle al pueblo panameño.

Como la represión, las amenazas y las mentiras para imponer sus reformas inconsultas fracasaron, ahora el gobierno muy hábilmente de Laurentino Nito Cortizo ha ideado su “plan B”, que consiste en hacer creer al pueblo de que existe una “reforma mala”, la de los diputados, y una “reforma buena”, la de la Concertación. Falso. La Concertación carece de legitimidad para reformar la Constitución Política además de que todo lo que hizo fue inconsulto al pueblo panameño.

Cortizo pretende hacer ver que “sacando” parte de las reformas propuestas por los diputados y quedándose con el grueso de lo propuesto por la Concertación se salva el paquetazo y, con el apoyo de empresarios, medios de comunicación y partidos de la “oposición” hacerle tragar al pueblo su medicina de reformas totalmente antipopulares e ilegítimas.

A lo que suma la jugada que siempre sale en momentos críticos de movilización popular: “el diálogo”. El “diálogo” que consiste en sentar a los que muerdan el anzuelo de los jóvenes movilizados, junto con jóvenes del PRD, sectores empresariales de la Concertación, la Cámara de Comercio y la APEDE y hacerles creer que, con un par de sugerencias han “blanqueado” el paquetazo. De esta forma confunden y dividen el movimiento, como ya intentaron el miércoles 6 de noviembre con jóvenes del PRD infiltrados en la plaza 5 de Mayo, lo que fue denunciado por la juventud que se ha mantenido luchando en las calles.

El Polo Ciudadano señala con firmeza y reitera que:

  • No hay dos reformas, una buena y otra mala. El paquetazo de las reformas constitucionales en su conjunto es ilegítimo, antidemocrático, inconsulto y contra los intereses populares por su contenido.
  • Frente a la trampa del “diálogo”: seguimos en la lucha por una Asamblea Constituyente originaria, electa democráticamente, con participación del pueblo panameño en todas sus expresiones: jóvenes, indígenas, mujeres, trabajadores y trabajadoras, afrodescendientes, etc.

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Kermit’s birds / Las aves de Kermit

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Campylopterus hemileucurus, in scientific Latin. Photo © Kermit Nourse.

Violet Sabrewing / Alasable Violáceo

This spectacular bird ranges from Southeastern Mexico through Central America to Western Panama. Here you find it in Chiriqui, Veraguas and the Western Azuero. Probably its most natural environment is in the lower stories of mature canopy forests. It will be found at forest edges and in small forest clearings. It really likes heliconia patches in or near forests, and wherever there are bananas.


Este pajaro espectacular se extiende desde el sureste de México a través de América Central hasta el oeste de Panamá. Aquí lo encuentra en Chiriquí, Veraguas y el Azuero Occidental. Probablemente su entorno más natural se encuentra en el sotobosque forestal de los bosques maduros de dosel. Se encontrará en los bordes del bosque y en pequeños claros de bosque. Realmente le gustan los parches de heliconia en los bosques o cerca de ellos, y donde hay bananos.

 

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Veterans Day observance, Monday morning in Corozal

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Archive photo by Eric Jackson.

Veterans Day

ceremony at 9 a.m.

Monday, November 11

American Cemetery in Corozal

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the gate at the entrance
Photo by ABMC.
 

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Billionaires vs. Sanders and Warren

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The fight happening now for the Democratic presidential nomination largely amounts to class warfare. And the forces that have triumphed in the past are outraged that they currently have to deal with progressive opposition from not one but two candidates. Photo by Senate Democrats.

The class warfare of billionaires against Sanders and Warren

by Norman SolomonCommon Dreams

For many decades, any politician daring to fight for economic justice was liable to be denounced for engaging in “class warfare.” It was always a grimly laughable accusation, coming from wealthy elites as well as their functionaries in corporate media and elective office. In the real world, class warfare — or whatever you want to call it — has always been an economic and political reality.

In recent decades, class war in the USA has become increasingly lopsided. The steady decline in union membership, the worsening of income inequality and the hollowing out of the public sector have been some results of ongoing assaults on social decency and countless human lives. Corporate power has run amuck.

Now, the billionaire class is worried. For the first time in memory, there’s a real chance that the next president could threaten the very existence of billionaires — or at least significantly reduce their unconscionable rate of wealth accumulation — in a country and on a planet with so much human misery due to extreme economic disparities.

In early fall, when Bernie Sanders said “I don’t think that billionaires should exist,” many billionaires heard an existential threat. It was hardly a one-off comment; the Bernie 2020 campaign followed up with national distribution of a bumper sticker saying “Billionaires should not exist.”

When Elizabeth Warren stands on a debate stage and argues for a targeted marginal tax on the astronomically rich, such advocacy is anathema to those who believe that the only legitimate class war is the kind waged from the top down. In early autumn, CNBC reported that “Democratic donors on Wall Street and in big business are preparing to sit out the presidential campaign fundraising cycle — or even back President Donald Trump — if Sen. Elizabeth Warren wins the party’s nomination.”

As for Bernie Sanders — less than four years after he carried every county in West Virginia against Hillary Clinton in the presidential primary — the state’s Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin flatly declared last week that if Sanders wins the nomination, he would not vote for his party’s nominee against Trump in November 2020.

Some billionaires support Trump and some don’t. But few billionaires have a good word to say about Sanders or Warren. And the pattern of billionaires backing their Democratic rivals is illuminating.

“Dozens of American billionaires have pulled out their checkbooks to support candidates engaged in a wide-open battle for the Democratic presidential nomination,” Forbes reported this summer. The dollar total of those donations given directly to a campaign (which federal law limits to $2,800 each) is less significant than the sentiment they reflect. And people with huge wealth are able to dump hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars at once into a Super PAC, which grassroots-parched AstroTurf candidate Joe Biden greenlighted last month.

The donations from billionaires to the current Democratic candidates could be viewed as a kind of Oligarchy Confidence Index, based on data from the Federal Election Commission. As reported by Forbes, Pete Buttigieg leads all the candidates with 23 billionaire donors, followed by 18 for Cory Booker, and 17 for Kamala Harris. Among the other candidates who have qualified for the debate coming up later this month, Biden has 13 billionaire donors and Amy Klobuchar has 8, followed by 3 for Elizabeth Warren, 1 for Tulsi Gabbard, and 1 for Andrew Yang. Meanwhile, Bernie Sanders has zero billionaire donors.

(The tenth person who has qualified for the next debate, self-funding billionaire candidate Tom Steyer, is in a class by himself.)

Meanwhile, relying on contributions from small donors, Sanders and Warren “eagerly bait, troll and bash billionaires at every opportunity,” in the words of a recent Los Angeles Times news story. “They send out missives to donors boasting how much damage their plans would inflict on the wallets of specific wealthy families and corporations.”

The newspaper added: “Sanders boasts that his wealth tax would cost Amazon owner Jeff Bezos $8.9 billion per year. He even championed a bill with the acronym BEZOS: The Stop Bad Employers By Zeroing Out Subsidies Act would have forced Amazon and other large firms to pay the full cost of food stamps and other benefits received by their lowest-wage employees.”

For extremely rich people who confuse net worth with human worth, the prospect of losing out on billions is an outrageous possibility. And so, a few months ago, Facebook mega-billionaire Mark Zuckerberg expressed his antipathy toward Warren while meeting with employees. As a transcript of leaked audio makes clear, Warren’s vision of using anti-trust laws to break up Big Tech virtual monopolies was more than Facebook’s head could stand to contemplate.

“But look,” Zuckerberg said, “at the end of the day, if someone’s going to try to threaten something that existential, you go to the mat and you fight.”

The fight happening now for the Democratic presidential nomination largely amounts to class warfare. And the forces that have triumphed in the past are outraged that they currently have to deal with so much progressive opposition. As Carl von Clausewitz observed, “A conqueror is always a lover of peace.”

 

Norman Solomon is co-founder and national coordinator of RootsAction.org. His books include “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death” and “Made Love, Got War: Close Encounters with America’s Warfare State.” He is the founder and executive director of the Institute for Public Accuracy.

 

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VarelaLeaks hack included US ambassador’s communications

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Former US ambassador in Panama John Feeley, at the Veterans Day observance at the Corozal American Cemetery in November of 2017. By that time it had not been announced, but Feeley, disgusted with Donald Trump’s racism, was on his way out of the diplomatic corps. But still at that time, if we are to believe the Varela leaks, he and the US government were still concerned with the ownership of Panamanian media and with stripping Abdul Waked of assets even though his Colombian nephew, who was the one accused of drug money laundering, had beaten that charge in the US courts. Archive photo by Eric Jackson.

Ambassador’s communications intercepted, revealing
US concern about ownership of Panamanian media

by Eric Jackson 

It’s more than 24 gigabytes of material, not so well indexed on a website coming out of the United States. They’re calling it #VarelaLeaks and we are likely to be reading and hearing about it for months to come. These are WhatsApp text messages between former president Juan Carlos Varela and many other people. Varela admits that the communications are mostly his, but says that they have been edited and partly falsified for political purposes.

The initial claim is that Varela lost a cell phone, which someone recovered along with his text messages. But the former president says that no cell phone of his was lost or stolen. Moreover, that’s a lot of material to store forever on one portable device. Varela is blaming his predecessor Ricardo Martinelli and people aligned with him of hacking into his communications, using Israeli equipment and Israeli and Italian programs — the Pegasus system that has been getting a lot of international notoriety lately.

Pegasus is especially in the limelight of Facebook’s US lawsuit against the Israeli government backed NSO Group, which developed the malware program Pegasus and the equipment used to deploy it. The name derives from the software but that and the specialized equipment used to run it are sold as a package. That suit, filed in late October by Facebook, the owner of WhatsApp, accuses the Israeli company of commandeering the Internet communications, computers and cell phones of at least 1,400 people through their use of WhatsApp. This, Facebook claims, is in violation of US patent and copyright laws, people’s ownership rights to their Internet devices and US and California privacy laws. The NSO Group, often described as “shadowy,” is thought to be a spinoff of Israeli intelligence, known to have Israeli government backing for its exports, and has a sordid reputation for providing eavesdropping capabilities to authoritarian regimes around the world. Controlling interest in the company was bought in 2014 by a US hedge fund, Francisco Partners Management.

One of NSO’s hoodlum regime clients was the Martinelli administration in Panama. The equipment that Martinelli used to spy on an identified 150 people but at least several thousand, was bought at government expense along with its programs, then in the wake of the 2014 Martinelista election defeat removed from the National Security Council premises on Andonc Hill where it had been set up and used. It was, according to court witnesses whose testimony was discarded under an extra-legal pretext that sprung the former president from custody, last seen in Ricardo Martinelli’s private company office in Paitilla.

The leaks receiving the most attention are those most unflattering to Ricky Martinelli’s political foes. In addition to Varela’s specific claims it suggests who is behind the leaks. Some of these, if they are genuine, would be damning to Varela and to Attorney General Kenia Porcell. They detail exchanges of text messages about prosecutorial matters in which presidents are not supposed to interfere and prosecutors are not suppose to talk about with politicians. A particularly explosive set of allegations is that former president Varela and his brother intervened with Porcell to broker a plea bargain with the corrupt Brazilian company Odebrecht, which allowed the latter to continue doing business with Panamanian government entities despite guilty pleas to bribery and kickback schemes here and elsewhere.

Another legal problem discussed in the leaked text messages was one brought up on the Panamanian government by Washington’s prosecution of Nidal Waked and blacklisting of him and his uncle and their business properties. With great fanfare it was hailed by the DEA and the US Treasury Department as the bust of a major drug money laundering operation. What was proven in court is that Nidal Waked took a loan from a Chinese bank for one purpose, used the money for another purpose and paid back the loan. No drug connection of any sort was every shown against any of the Wakeds or any of their businesses. But Varela fell into lock step with Washington, stripping the Wakeds of licenses and concessions, calling in loans from state-owned banks and forcing quick sales in soft markets. Which then had Abdul Waked suing the Panamanian government for the losses its actions caused him and his businesses, and a nervous Varela asking the American ambassador — in text message conversations — about what proofs Panama might show to defend itself. (Waked’s lawsuit was later dismissed.)

Varela also complained to Feeley that the US sanctions that forced Abdul Waked to sell his controlling interest in the La Estrella and El Siglo newspapers had resulted in its purchase by prominent figures in the PRD. Feeley pointed out that Panameñistas might as well have bought it, but that the US interest in the matter was to avoid having La Prensa as the one major Panamanian daily newspaper that remained.

Who owns and sets editorial policies for which media is, of course, a major concern for the Trump administration on both domestic and international levels. Well before Trump’s time the US government took an interest in promoting some media and denigrating others in the English-speaking community here. For years the US Embassy has not answered questions or returned calls by The Panama News, nor directly sent press releases, because, as a consul at the time stated, “we don’t represent the same interests.” Given much history over many years, Feeley’s concern about La Prensa dominating the news business here is ironic to this reporter.

Given the Trump rants about Hillary Clinton and her allegedly lax Internet security, and given the acrimony of Feeley’s departure from the State Department, perhaps we will get some Trump tweets about Feeley’s insecure text messaging with Varela. Perhaps we will get some explanations or denials from Feeley, who cited Trump’s statement about some Nazis being fine people as an intolerable last straw compelling his departure. The current US president’s vitriol against all Hispanic people surely would have in itself offended Feeley, whose wife is Puerto Rican and also a former US diplomat. And where did the former ambassador go from here? To a journalism job with the Spanish-language Univision network.

We may see or hear more Feeley angles in the Varela leaks story.

 

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¿Wappin? The radio folks are OK, but come here for the good playlist

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Graciela “Chelín” Núñez.

Music from outside the rut
Música de fuera de la rutina

Leonard Cohen – Happens to the Heart
https://youtu.be/2AMMb9CiScI

Black Tea Project – Sentimientos Del Alma
https://youtu.be/P5N4UnvNBPE

Santana – Samba Pa Ti
https://youtu.be/DWO_eojWezg

Norah Jones – Carry On
https://youtu.be/DqA25Ug71Mc

Disturbed – A Reason to Fight
https://youtu.be/IJhLRTtkH-I

Yusef Lateef – Like It Is
https://youtu.be/MAxdTSc_fts

Jefferson Airplane – Eskimo Blue Day
https://youtu.be/d7epbdQ4YYI

Cesar Mora, Diana Ángel et al – Canela
https://youtu.be/jlZ8BMqHowk

The Voices of East Harlem – Run Shaker Life
https://youtu.be/PbmN_NkP5Qg

Kafu Banton – Vamos Pa La Playa
https://youtu.be/oZ3zQCBxfWQ

Systema Solar – El Vacile
https://youtu.be/bGsbmNhkXt4

Björk – Bachelorette
https://youtu.be/JNJv-Ebi67I

Alfredo Escudero – Olvidé Olvidarte
https://youtu.be/p01BpsA_7O8

iLe – Tu Rumba
https://youtu.be/rvSJW6UnSsA

Our Latin Thing (Nuestra Cosa Latina), Movie by Fania
https://youtu.be/W5LAEYGuERo

 

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