Martinelli arrives at court
TV journalist Álvaro Alvarado testified on Wednesday, July 24 that in an interview with ex-president Ricardo Martinelli. on trial for illegal wiretapping, the ex-president said he had a dossier of “all in the country”
The interview was on May 19, 2014 days after the general elections in which Panamenista leader Juan Carlos Varela won
"I asked him: 'And if someone from Democratic Change, from the bench, who had been elected at that time, moves to Panamenista, what would happen?' The answer literally was: 'I will revoke the mandate, and believe me revoke the mandate as two and two are four, and believe me I do have the dossier and the pedigree of all in this country’ "Alvarado said.