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Noriega Case / Castro Evidence #332656

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 11, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Rita Braver) Drug case against former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega featured; details given of fact that Fidel Castro has turned over documents to Noriega defense team that may refute government's drug case. [Noriega attorney Steven KOLLIN - cites importance of evidence.] Prosecution claim that Castro mediated dispute between Noriega and Colombian drug cartel detailed; photos shown. [Earlier, former Panamanian official Jose BLANDON - (thru translator) testifies about Castro-Noriega meeting.] [Noriega attorney Frank RUBINO - talks about the meeting.] Issue of government confiscation of Noriega's money and his problems in paying legal staff noted. (Artist: Carole Kabrin)

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

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