Panama's former president Ricardo Martinelli leaving Congress after delivering his last State of the Nation address. The ex-leader is dropping his legal efforts to fight extradition from the United States to Panama. Photo: AP

Jailed ex-Panama president Martinelli says ‘after years of friendship’ US reneged on extradition promise

He was imprisoned last year for allegedly using public money to spy on more than 150 political rivals during his 2009-2014 term

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Panama's former president Ricardo Martinelli leaving Congress after delivering his last State of the Nation address. The ex-leader is dropping his legal efforts to fight extradition from the United States to Panama. Photo: AP
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