Noriega a Cold War anachronism - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

If there's a single historical figure who might serve as an emblem for the awkward moral ambiguities and conflicted political alliances that characterized the waning years of the Cold War, it might well be Manuel Noriega. His timing, if nothing else ...

Noriega: A great 60 Minutes moment - CBS News

A couple of years before the downfall of Manuel Noriega -- the U.S. invasion of Panama, the Miami mugshot, his arrest for drug trafficking and racketeering -- Mike Wallace showed up with a 60 Minutes crew to interview the dictator. General Noriega had ...

Former Panama dictator Noriega cremated - Daily Excelsior

PANAMA CITY, May 31: The body of former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega was cremated, a day after the 83- year-old died in a Panama City hospital, a friend of the family told reporters today. The private ceremony was last night attended by only a ...

The Best Thing Manuel Noriega Ever Did for Panama Was to Lose Power - AS/COA Online

On Dec. 20, 1989, President George H.W. Bush sent 27,000 troops to Panama to topple the dictatorship of self-declared “Maximum Leader,” Manuel Noriega. The invasion — code-named “Operation Just Cause” — killed 23 U.S. personnel and several ...

The Latest: Noriega family lawyer says cremation is coming - New Jersey Herald

People leave the building where former Panamanian strongman Manuel A. Noriega is to be cremated after a private ceremony in Panama City, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Noriega died late Monday, May 29, 2017, at age 83. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)

Noriega, US ally turned target, dies after decades in jail - New Jersey Herald

ADDS CONFIRMATION BY PANAMANIAN PRESIDENT, FILE - In this May 2, 1989 file photo, Gen. Manuel Antonio Noriega walks with supporters in the Chorrilo neighborhood, where he dedicated a new housing project, in Panama City. Former Panamanian ...

How the U.S. military used Guns N' Roses to make a dictator give up - Minnesota Public Radio News

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 ...

“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 ...

Who Was Noriega? From CIA Puppet To Drug Trafficking Dictator - SFGate

by Andrew CaringiPanama's drug trafficking dictator has died at the age of 83. Manuel Noriega was both a puppet and a prisoner of the U.S. His controversial reign ended in a 40-year prison sentence for drug trafficking. Noriega was at one time an ...

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

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 history," tweeted ...

Judge recalls Noriega's ouster - Carolinacoastonline

ATLANTIC BEACH — Despite his role in the 1989 military ouster of former Panamanian dictator Manuel A. Noriega, local resident Judge Doug McCullough says he hadn't thought of the former leader recently. That was until news broke of the 83-year-old's ...

Noriega's death recalls a tangled U.S. policy (Editorial) - MassLive.com

Manuel Antonio Noriega was Panama's dictator in the 1980s, until an old ally, the United States, changed course and captured him. Noriega died Tuesday at 83.( John Hopper / AP file photo ). 0 shares. By The Republican Editorials. Foreign policy is ...

How the U.S. invaded Panama in search of dictator Manuel Noriega - Miami Herald

Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega died this week. Here is a look back at the U.S. invasion of Panama and Noriega's surrender. The report on the invasion was published December 21, 1989 in the Miami Herald. Attacking by land, sea and air, waves of ...

Panama's former military dictator Noriega dies at 83 - Belfast Telegraph

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, a one-time US ally who was ousted as Panama's dictator by an American invasion in 1989, has died aged 83. Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela wrote in his Twitter account that "the death of Manuel A ...

White House: Paris Climate Deal Decision Soon - Iosco County News Herald

White House Press Secretary Spicer says President Donald Trump's decision on the Paris Climate Accord will come soon. Spicer also tells reporters back channel communication links are "an appropriate part of diplomacy." (May 30). Subscribe for more ...

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

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 ...

A anthropologist reminds us of our dark deeds in Panama 27 years ago - Fabius Maximus website (blog)

Summary: The 2016 election overflowed with self-congratulatory speeches about American exceptionalism (the world is lucky to have us). Here Maximilian Forte, professor of anthropology, applies facts about history to treat these delusions. We should ...

AP Top Stories May 30 A - Winchester News Gazette

Here's the latest for Tuesday, May 30th: Former Panamanian Dictator Manuel Noriega Dead; Fatal Baghdad bombing caught on video; Protesters disrupt Texas house over sanctuary cities law; Tiger Woods blames DUI arrest on prescription drugs. Stay up to ...

Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega passes away - Jagran Josh

Panama dictator Manuel Noriega passes away Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega passed away on 29 May 2017 following a prolonged illness. He was 83. Noriega ruled Panama from 1983 to 1989. He spied for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) ...

Relatives, Close Friends Bid Farewell to Noriega in Intimate Burial Ceremony - Latin American Herald Tribune

PANAMA CITY – Relatives and close friends of former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who died on Monday, bade farewell to him at a funeral service held at a crematorium in Panama City, one of those who attended reported on Tuesday.