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Corruption Investigation in Las Tablas

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With Panama’s recent ranking as a more corrupt country, it may not come as a surprise to Panamanian voters that the Electoral Prosecutor of Las Tablas in Los Santos, has opened five investigations into recent allegations of abuse of state funds during an electoral period in El Bededero.

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Original Article Text From La Prensa, Panama:

Electoral Prosecutor Opened Five investigations in El Bebedero

by José González Pinilla
Las Tablas, Los Santos .- The electoral prosecutor, Eduardo Penaloza, said Friday in Las Tablas, Los Santos, which holds open five investigations into allegations of use of state funds during the election period in El Bebedero.

Penaloza said the first is an official investigation of the Electoral Office after the publication of notes of journalists reporting in the district Santeña anomalies.

The other two were submitted by the candidate for township representative of the Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD), Dario Saveedra.

He added that another was presented by the former Minister of Labour and Social Development of the PRD Reynaldo Rivera.

And the last was made by another member of the PRD, which did not identify. All these investigations are for the alleged use of state resources.

On the allegation of purchase cards Penaloza said that they only have knowledge that 10 ballots were renewed impairment and one was lost because the document.

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