Panama Human Rights
Hearing begins into jail system corruption under President Varela’s watch.
Updated: Sep 19, 2019
THIRTEEN people have been called to a Monday, March 26 2018 hearing into corruption in Panama’s Penitentiary system.
The hearing was rescheduled from February after one of the accused changed lawyers’
According to a Public Ministry statement prosecutor Ruth Morcillo will participate in the hearing.
Among those charged are four current officials of the Penitentiary System, and three former officers.