Manuel Noriega News
Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega's complex US ties offer lessons for Trump era, historians say
Decades before the investigation into the Trump administration's alleged ties to Russia , another major political scandal involving top White House officials, foreign governments and secret meetings rocked Washington, and Panamanian Gen. Manuel Noriega , who died Monday at the age of 83, played a
Jan. 4, 1990: Manuel Noriega arrested
The US finally got Manuel Noriega into a courtroom today. This afternoon in Miami the man who was so often judge and jury when he ruled Panama was arraigned in a long list of charges. Which include conspiracy racketeering. And drug trafficking his arrest last night was the central objective of the
April 9, 1992: Verdict reached in Manuel Noriega trial
The former Panamanian dictator was convicted on drug and racketeering counts.
Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83
Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, a onetime U.S. ally who was ousted as Panama's dictator by an American invasion in 1989, died late Monday at age 83.
US Intervention From 1982 to Present
A retrospective look at U.S. military action, from the Reagan era through the Obama administration.
Snowden and 7 Other Infamous Asylum Seekers
Last weekend, Edward Snowden was offered asylum in Nicaragua, Venezuela and Bolivia. While Snowden is the most recent high-profile asylum seeker, he is not the first person to very publicly ask another country for refuge. Here are seven other important -- and sometimes infamous -- asylum seekers
Obama Has Nominated Kerry to be the New Secretary of State
President Barack Obama nominated Senator John Kerry (D-Massachusetts) to be the next secretary of state on Friday afternoon. If confirmed by the Senate, Kerry will replace outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as head of the State Department. Clinton has said repeatedly that she plans to
Jan. 3: Manuel Noriega Arrested in Panama 1990
1990 Noriega Surrenders to United States Drug enforcement agents arrested Manuel Noriega, the former dictator of Panama. Noriega finally surrendered to U.S. troops after hiding out at Panama City’s Vatican embassy for days. He was charged with drug trafficking and money laundering. 1993 ...
Dec. 20: U.S. Invades Panama 1989
1989 U.S. Invades Panama On Dec. 20, 1989, U.S. troops invaded Panama, with the goal of ousting dictator Manuel Noriega, who had a reputation of drug trafficking and suppressing democracy in Panama. U.S. Drug Enforcement agents arrested Noriega on Jan. 3, 1990. He was later...
The Global Note: Iraq: End of the Mission…Euro-Crisis…Russia Protests…Fukushima Monkeys & Radiation
IRAQ: END OF THE MISSION -BIG PICTURE…The last American forces are packing, loading up, and boarding convoys south, for Kuwait and – ultimately – home. After eight and a half years and thousands of casualties, the mission winds down. A big week of related events...