Former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli Detained in U.S. The billionaire supermarket mogul is wanted in Panama as part of investigations of corruption and illegal wiretapping of political opponents
The former president is wanted in Panama as part of multiple investigations of corruption and illegal wiretapping of political opponents while in office. The Panamanian Supreme Court issued a warrant for Mr. Martinelli’s arrest in December 2015 after he failed to appear in court.
Martinelli was president from 2009 to 2014. He has been living in the U.S. since 2015.
Old Timer says
President Varela already has a scheduled meeting with President Trump on the 19th.
Nicolas Robbins says
I am *shocked* to hear of corruption in a South American[or, to be fair, any] government…..
And the bigger the government, the bigger corruption