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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.

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