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Panama / Elections #327304

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 07, 1989
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Response of American observers in Panama to monitor elecs. detailed. Report introduced.

(Panama City, Panama: Juan Vasquez) Divisions in Panama on day of elecs. featured; details given, scenes shown of demonstrations in Panama City, Panama. [Invited observer Jimmy CARTER - comments.] [White House delegate Senator John McCAIN - talks about fraud issue.] [Panamanian SOLDIER - (thru translator) says we only vote once.] [Opposition SUPPORTER - says we want change and freedom.] Reaction of General Manuel Noriega to uninvited American delegation explained. [Opposition candidate Guillermo FORD - comments on voter turnout.] Fear of post-elec. confrontation in streets of Panama noted.

Chung, Connie;
Vasquez, Juan

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