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Panama / United States Response / Latin American Reaction #122013

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 12, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Update on situation in Panama given; scenes shown of arrival of United States troops; General Manuel Noriega's reaction noted. Report introduced.

(San Jose, Costa Rica: John Martin) Reaction of Costa Rica's president to Noriega and Panama reported [Oscar ARIAS - says any government in Latin American needs support of major of Latin American countries.] Arias reported working with Venezuela's Carlos Andres Perez &other ntns. to pressure Panama diplomatically within OAS; stepping down of Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza through pressure from Organization of American States recalled. [ARIAS - says we can't tolerate what has happened in Panama.] Call for Organization of American States meeting to condemn Noriega's election fraud and reaffirm Panama Canal treaty explained.

Reporter(s):
Martin, John;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:02:20

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