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Martinelli rags-to-riches story has no happy end

Monday, May 25, 2015


Ricardo Martinelli, the former president of Panama started off as a credit officer at Citibank but became one of Central America's richest and most eccentric former politicians.

However, the self-made supermarket magnate is now accused of stealing tens of millions of dollars from the national food assistance program, and widespread eavesdropping on business competitors and political enemies.




Source: NPR