Former Hydrocarbons Minister Pedro Merizalde Pavón has kept a secret for six years: an offshore company of his kept an account with the Bank of Canada (Suisse), in Geneva, to which payments came from Odebrecht.
THE UNIVERSE agreed to five bank transfers for a total of $ 320,000, made between April and August 2013. An additional payment was made in October of that year for $ 100,000, but this bounced, according to bank records. The State Attorney General’s Office has had two of these transactions in its hands since July 2017. It was received through an international criminal assistance requested by Panama. Read more>>