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Panama / Noriega Issue #561255

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 02, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) United States reported ceasing payments for Panama Canal due to general Manuel Antonio Noriega situation. Request noted made by ousted president Eric Delvalle. Report introduced.

(Panama City, Panama: Dan Molina) Opposition in Panama reported becoming bolder; details given, scenes shown. Some banks noted honoring general strike. [Panamanian ambassador Juan SOSA - comments on Panama Canal payments being put into escrow.] Impact of action discussed. [Panamanian economy Guillermo CHAPMAN - comments on impact upon economy] Strategy discussed.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Miami, Florida, sources' report that billions being withdrawn from Panama's banks noted. Federal judge reported preventing New York City bank from transferring millions of Panamanian government money to Noriega's personal account

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Molina, Dan
Duration:
00:02:30

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