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Panama / Noriega #114192

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 05, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Miami, Florida: Mark Potter) Miami indictments against Panama strongman Manuel Noriega accusing him of drug trafficking reported; details given, scenes shown. [United States attorney Leon KELLNER - says Noriega used position to sell out cntry.] Indictment of drug dealer Pablo Escobar and his link to Noriega noted; 1984 killing of Colombian justice minister Rodrigo Lara Bonilla mentioned. Role of Fidel Castro in deal between drug traffickers and Noriega detailed. [KELLNER - assumes Noriega won't come to United States as long as he heads Panama.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Panama City, Panama: John Qui

Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Mark;
Quinones, John

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