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Former Ecuadoran Lawmaker Lara Arrested in Panama

Panama NewsEcuador's Attorney General Galo Chiriboga called the antics of the former Ecuadoran lawmaker Galo Lara, who has been arrested in Panama after his political asylum was revoked, a "show" - for saying he's being politically prosecuted and that they want to kill him. (more)

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Panama's Public Security Minister Mulino Will Travel To US This Week

Panama NewsPanama's Public Security Minister Jose Raul Mulino will sign a memorandum of cooperation and mutual exchange of fingerprint information, for purposes of criminal justice, with a representative from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). (more)

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Chong Chon Gang officers await sentence in Panama

Panama NewsBy Michele Labrut from Panama - Three of the 35 North Korean seafarers of the Chong Chon Gang vessel, detained in Panama 10 months ago, were put on trial Wednesday in Panama’s Third Criminal Court.

Those arrested for this case and for whom the Panamanian Organised Crime Prosecutor Roberto Moreno asked a conviction, are the vessel’s captain Ri Yong, the first official Hong Yong Hyon and the Chong Chon Gang’s political secretary Kim Yong Gol. The other 32 seafarers were previously released without charge.

Their Panama counsel, Julio Berrios, requested an abbreviated process. Assisted by a translator, the three defendants pleaded not guilty before Judge Carlos Villarreal.

In his plea, Prosecutor Roberto Moreno said that the three defendants acted with intent to conceal the containers with weapons of war, under the shipment of 250,000 pounds of raw sugar. He said that the Koreans modified the ship's hold to transport containers.

Moreno added that the three North Koreans on trial were the only ones who knew about the shipment of arms and did not report it to the shipping company who made the arrangements for the transit through the Panama Canal.

Counsel Julio Berrios requested absolution because international law applies to states but not to individuals. "In any case, the violation [of the UN Security Council provisions] was from North Korea and Cuba, who is the owner of the weapons," he said. (seatrade-global.com)

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Preliminary Hearing in Colon Tomorrow For North Korean Ship Crew

Panama NewsTomorrow, Wednesday, 4 June, there will be a preliminary hearing in the Third Criminal Court of Colon in the case of the North Korean sailors who were caught smuggling "weapons of war" under a load of sugar from Cuba through the Panama Canal. (more)

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Belfon: There Is No Arrest Warrant For Hurtado

Panama NewsPanama's Attorney General Ana Belfon said there is no arrest warrant for Maria del Pilar Hurtado, the former head of the Colombian Department of Administrative Security (DAS) intelligence organization. (more)

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Immigration Doesn't Know If Hurtado Is In Panama

Panama NewsThe National Immigration Service does not know if Maria del Pilar Hurtado, the former director of the Department of Administrative Security (DAS ) of Colombia, is still in Panama. (more)

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Panama's Supreme Court Declares Asylum Granted To María del Pilar Hurtado To Be Illegal and Unconstitutional

Panama NewsPanama's Supreme Court decided the asylum granted in 2010 to the former Chief of Colombia's Department of Administrative Security (DAS) María del Pilar Hurtado, is illegal because it violated the Constitution. (more)

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Former Ecuadorian Lawmaker Has Fled From Panama To Costa Rica

Panama NewsProsecutors in Ecuador have evidence the former lawmaker Galo Lara, who has been sentenced to ten years in prison for his complicity in a triple murder, fled from Panama to Costa Rica, according to the director of the investigating agency, Galo Chiriboga. (more)

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Government Pulls Bill To Recognize Gay Marriages in Panama

Panama NewsFollowing recent criticisms and questions, Government Minister Jorge Ricardo Fabrega announced on Saturday he contacted National Assembly Deputy Dana Castañeda, who is the President of the Committee on Government, asking him to not rush the discussions in the first debate on Bill 718, that would recognize or legalize same-sex marriages made ​​abroad. (more)

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$120,000 Cash Seized From Hungarian At Tocumen International Airport in Panama

Panama NewsOfficials of the National Customs Authority seized $120,000 from a citizen of Hungarian origin who entered the country through the Tocumen International Airport last Tuesday. (more)

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