Moderators Moderator_02 Posted May 14, 2020 Moderators Share Posted May 14, 2020 Quote 13 complaints against ex-president Varela and his VP Posted 13/05/2020 The Credentials Commission of the National Assembly decided is sending 13 complaints against former President Juan Carlos Varela and former Vice President Isabel De Saint Malo to the Public Ministry a According to the Commission chaired by the Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD), deputy Roberto Ábrego, this State Organ no longer has powers to investigate Varela and De Saint Malo. According to the Political Constitution of Panama, the President and Vice President are investigated by the National Assembly, however, once they leave office they go to the regular justice system. In the case of former President Ricardo Martinelli, who faced a process for illegal wiretapping during his administration, he was investigated by the Supreme Court at the beginning of the investigations, because he was a deputy of the Central American Parliament (Parlacen). Upon resigning as aParlacen deputy, his case was transferred to the Accusatory Criminal System. There were multiple complaints filed against Varela and De Saint Malo. The vast majority filed b There were multiple complaints filed against Varela and De Saint Malo. The vast majority filed by former president Martinelli's legal team for crimes against honor and public administration. https://www.newsroompanama.com/news/13-complaints-against-ex-president-varela-and-his-vp-to-public-ministry Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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