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Panama / Noriega / United States Actions / Banking #114475

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 02, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Jeanne Meserve) Likely refusal of United States to pay next installment of Panama Canal revenue to Panama government of strongman Manuel Noriega reported [On CNN, Assistant Secretary of State Elliott ABRAMS - says money won't go to Noriega.] President Eric Delvalle's ambassador reported requesting United States not pay. [State Department spokesperson Phyllis OAKLEY - says United States recognizing Delvalle government as legitimate.] Fin. and pol. results of US' action detailed. [Delvalle's attorney William ROGERS - says US financial system is freezing transfer of funds to Noriega regime.] Possibility of financial collapse in Panama in response to US' actions reported

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Analyses of financial situation in Panama reported Report introduced.

(Panama City, Panama: John Qui

Jennings, Peter;
Meserve, Jeanne;
Quinones, John

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