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Panama / Noriega / Economic Conditions #125142

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 07, 1990
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Uncovering of documentation of corruption in Manuel Noriega's regime in Panama reported.

(Panama City: John Martin) The economic crisis in Panama featured; case study of one businessman's financial problems and the fate of those who work for him cited. [Businessman Alberto DIAZ - talks about his loans.] [Bookkeeper Ginela BARCOS - (thru translator) says she is afraid of the future.] [Husband store manager Yidio BARCOS - (thru translator) says he does not blame US.] [DIAZ - quotes letter he is writing to President Bush for loan.]

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Statement from Papal Nuncio Jose Sebastian Laboa that Noriega threatened to order massacres unless he was given sanctuary. Accusation from former attorney general Ramsey Clark that true death toll in Panama invasion is being concealed reported.

Martin, John;
Sawyer, Forrest

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