Ricardo Alberto Martinelli Berrocal (Panamá, Panamá; 11 de marzo de 1952) es un político y empresario panameño y actual Presidente de Panamá. Fue candidato presidencial por su partido Cambio Democrático en las elecciones del año 2004, alcanzando el 5,03% de los votos. Se postuló nuevamente como candidato presidencial en las elecciones generales de mayo de 2009, en las que resultó triunfador con el 60,3% de los votos.
En 1998 funda el partido político Cambio Democrático y formaría parte de la alianza Unión por Panamá junto a los partidos Panameñista y Molirena. La alianza gana en 1999 las elecciones generales con Mireya Moscoso.
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PANAMA CITY, Panama – Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli said on June 10 that infrastructure investment has strengthened his country’s economy.
Martinelli said that for every US$1 that’s invested, US$0.40 is allocated for national infrastructure, enabling the country to fund massive construction projects, including a subway system in the nation’s capital, hospitals and highways. Martinelli also said he wants to construct “the largest airport in Latin America.”
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Martinelli Flies From Panama to Miami as Corruption Probe Moves - Bloomberg Martinelli Flies From Panama to Miami as Corruption Probe MovesBloomberg(Bloomberg) -- Former Panama President Ricardo Martinelli, whose term ended in July, has racked up miles on his jet's engines in the wake of allegations that he inflated $45 million in contracts through social programs during his administration ...
Panama ex-leader Ricardo Martinelli faces corruption probe - BBC News BBC NewsPanama ex-leader Ricardo Martinelli faces corruption probeBBC NewsThe Supreme Court in Panama has voted in favour of investigating former President Ricardo Martinelli over corruption allegations. The court said it would appoint a special prosecutor to investigate claims that Mr Martinelli had inflated multi-million ...Panama to launch corruption inquiry into former presidentThe GuardianPanama Supreme Court Ruling Decides to Investigate Ricardo Martinelli for ...Latin PostPanama Supreme Court to investigate ex-president Ricardo Martinelli over ...Economic TimesMcClatchy Washington Bureau -CTV Newsall 76 news articles »
Scandal in Panama - The Economist The EconomistScandal in PanamaThe EconomistFROM ex-president Ricardo Martinelli's plush 43rd-floor offices overlooking the shorefront of Panama City, the view is good. Below is a Ferrari distributor; nearby are flamboyant skyscrapers, such as a twisted green one known as the “Screw”, which ...Lawyer: Panamanian ex-President Martinelli, accused in $45M corruption probe ...Fox News Latinoall 2 news articles »
Report: Plane carrying ex-president of Panama, on corruption charges, lands at ... - BreakingNews.ie BreakingNews.ieReport: Plane carrying ex-president of Panama, on corruption charges, lands at ...BreakingNews.ieRicardo Martinelli, whose term as president finished last July, is facing charges of corruption. Panamian newspaper La Prensa is reporting that his private plane landed in Shannon from Canada shortly before 3.30am this morning, but left later heading ...Investigation after reports former president of Panama landed in IrelandNewstalk 106-108 fmall 4 news articles »