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US-Panama Relations / Shooting Incidents #325143

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 18, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) American ofr. reported shooting Panamanian soldier near US base there; details recalled of last wkend.'s incident that resulted in death of United States soldier in Panama. Reports introd.

(Panama City, Panama: Juan Vasquez) Tensions reported mounting between US and Panama; scenes shown. [Panamanian For. MIN. - (thru translator) says Americans fired first during wkend. incident.] Manuel Noriega quoted re: shooting incidents.

(DC: Wyatt Andrews) President Bush quoted with regard to shooting of American soldier in Panama. White House response to Panamanian parliament's declaration of war against United States noted; White House spokesperson Marlin Fitzwater quoted on screen.

Andrews, Wyatt;
Rather, Dan;
Vasquez, Juan

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