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Former dictator of Panama Noriega, who was ousted by US invasion, dead aged 83 - Irish Independent

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, a one-time US ally who was ousted by an American invasion in 1989, died late on Monday at the age of 83. Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela wrote in his Twitter account that "the death of Manuel A Noriega ...and more »

“Just Cause” and Its Aftermath - Jacobin magazine

With the death of Manuel Noriega, we look back at the bloody 1989 invasion of Panama and the imperial wars that it helped justify. An American soldier, on a US Army M113, in Panama during Operation Just Cause on December 21, 1989. J. Elliot / US ...and more »

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83 - National Catholic Reporter

Panama City — With a tweet, the president of Panama announced the May 29 death of Manuel Noriega, a former U.S. ally who later became an enemy and dictator of the Central American nation. Noriega was 83. Noriega's death closes "a chapter of our ...and more »

Judgment Day': Rock's Role in Manuel Noriega's Surrender to US Forces -

Less than a week after the U.S. invaded Panama in 1989, the country's brutal dictator, was cornered. On Christmas Eve, troops surrounded the Vatican Embassy in Panama, where General Manuel Noriega had sought refuge. Inside, intense diplomatic ...and more »

How The US Military Used Guns N' Roses To Make A Dictator Give Up - WUNC

U.S. troops man a roadblock on Dec. 26, 1989, in Panama City, preventing access to the Vatican Embassy where Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega was holed up. The U.S. forces played loud rock music in an attempt to bring Noriega out. He surrendered on Jan ...and more »

Manuel Noriega, 1934-2017 - Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

The ancient Latin bromide de mortuis nihil nisi bonum must be stretched to discuss Noriega, who until his capture and jailing by the United States did a great deal of harm as Panama's dictator. It was to end the abuses, overthrow him, and to stop his ...and more »

Panama's ex-dictator Manuel Noriega dead at 83 -

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Alejandro Noriega died on Monday at the age of 83 while in a Panama City hospital. Noriega underwent a brain surgery in March, which led to hemorrhaging that forced him to remain hospitalized until his death. File ...and more »

The best thing Manuel Noriega ever did for Panama was to lose power - Washington Post

Eric Farnsworth is vice president of the Americas Society/Council of the Americas. From 1990 to 1993, he served in the State Department as desk officer for Panama. On Dec. 20, 1989, President George H.W. Bush sent 27,000 troops to Panama to topple the ...and more »

Behind the scenes of an interview with a dictator - Page Six

Gen. Manuel Noriega. I interviewed him in Panama. He was El Supremo. I interviewed him in Florida. He was a prisoner. I knew him when he ran his country. I knew him when our country ran him. It was 1988. Our first front-page “world exclusive” cover was ...and more »

Ex-Panamanian dictator Noriega, ousted in US invasion, dies at 83 - Reuters

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who spied for the United States before his drug trafficking and brutality triggered a U.S. invasion to oust him in 1989, has died aged 83. FILE PHOTO: Panama's former dictator Manuel ...and more »