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Panama / Noriega #320079

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 06, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(DC: Terence Smith) Rel. of Reagan administration and Panama strongman Manuel Noriega following his indictments for drug trafficking reported [Representative Chas. RANGEL - discusses Noriega.] Rel. of Panama and United States detailed. [Latin American expert Wayne SMITH - says Noriega is within range of Panama Canal.] [RANGEL - says Noriega is, in effect, open game.] [SMITH - discusses probable eventual removal of Noriega.] Problems facing United States reiterated.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Response by Noriega to drug charges reported Report introduced.

(Panama City, Panama: Terry Drinkwater) Shutting down of opposition radio station by Noriega reported' station reported closed after bdcsting. Miami, Florida, drug charges against Noriega. [Panama Congresswoman Mavin CORREA - says radio allowed opportunity to speak out against government; explains security measures at her home; says she only denounced evil man.] Another radio anchorman reported now leading street demonstrations after he was taken off air; scenes shown. ["La Prensa" newspaper publisher Ruben DARIO CARLES - says government may decide to again close paper.]

Drinkwater, Terry;
Schieffer, Bob;
Smith, Terence

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