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So scribbled a grumpy Graham Greene, rum-guzzling amigo to Panama's de facto dictator Omar Torrijos, who despised the stabler, army-bereft, pro-American nation on his northern border. Costa Rica challenges this safe, even dull image by inviting its many travellers (2.9 million in 2016, the most of any ...
And they didn't. Okay, maybe later. The el gordo family had been successful over the generations, acquiring significant amounts of land which they held onto tenaciously through the recent regimes of Omar Torrijos and the genuinely creepy Manuel Noriega. Some of their land was almost pristine rainforest, ...

Omar Torrijos may have been involved in smuggling drugs into the United States. Shifting the debate toward mysterious, sensitive issues at the demand of Republican treaty critics, the Senate also was expected to review then the issue of U.S. electronic eavesdropping on Panamanian officials during treaty ...
... the Library of Congress and other presidential offices that hold documents related to that ancient work. The pact and other related documents were signed on September 7, 1977 in Washington D.C. by former General Omar Torrijos and former U.S. President, Jimmy Carter, a fact that marked a milestone in the Panamanian ...
He eventually became a close ally of General Omar Torrijos, who seized power in a coup in 1968. After Torrijos's mysterious death in 1981, Noriega consolidated his power over the Panamanian military. Two years later he became the country's leader. Noriega had an odd relationship with the United States ...
Noriega, who took power in a coup with General Omar Torrijos in 1968, was originally an ally of the US. However, he began to get involved in Panama's drug trade, and sold sensitive information to US adversaries. His popularity among his people deteriorated, and when a Panamanian soldier killed a US ...

Similarly, Omar Torrijos was replaced after his assassination by the CIA during the Reagan regime so that the Panama Canal could remain ...
But the real goal in Panama was to discredit national leader Omar Torrijos, in other words to bribe him and then put him in a situation so he ...
When Omar Torrijos and his co-conspirator, Boris Martinez, overthrew Panamanian President Arnulfo Arias in 1968, a series of protests erupted ...
Las intenciones de los trabajadores del Ministerio de Salud, MINSA, con esta visita domiciliar era eliminar todo mosquito adulto que volaba por ...
El proyecto de Ley 374 mediante el que se crea el distrito especial denominado Omar Torrijos Herrera, fue aprobado este jueves en segundo ...
... of Political Parties of Latin America, a director of the Inter-American Dialogue policy analysis center and board president for the Omar Torrijos ...
#WASHINGTON (UPI) – The National Security Agency eavesdropped on Panamanian Chief Omar Torrijos in 1974, learning intimate details ...
... groups of Western intellectuals) not only communist states but also Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany, as well as several contemporary authoritarian regimes and their leaders of varied ideological persuasion: Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, Saddam Hussein of Iraq, Omar Torrijos of Panama, the Kim dynasty of ...
We are forever indebted to Panama's Omar Torrijos, Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega, Cuba's Fidel Castro, and the leaders of the Caribbean bloc, for without them Belize would never have realized September 21, 1981. That we marched into statehood as a full member of the United Nations, with all our territory ...
... Oswaldo Lopez Arellano, allegedly was involved, along with President General Omar Torrijos of Panama, the woman alleged. The drug ...
A truth commission that investigated abuses committed under the military governments of Noriega and Generals Omar Torrijos between 1968 and 1989 found that the regime was guilty of torture and "cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment" of victims.

Omar Torrijos, with whom Carter had negotiated a treaty to return the canal and zone to Panamanian sovereignty. Rather than appease, this only hardened the attitude of the Iranian mullahs.
According to the biography of former CIA operative John Perkins, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, two of our "Schools of the Americas" served Bechtel intimidating Panama, when our CIA assassinated Panama's beloved President Omar Torrijos in 1981.
In Panama, these events were a catalyst towards Guardia National Commander Omar Torrijos seizing power in a military coup in 1968.
To make the UDP even more palatable in Washington's political and military/industrial circles, the ruling PUP, by contrast, was drawing closer to Fidel Castro's Cuba and Omar Torrijos' Panama in its quest for regional and international support for ...
Noriega emerged as general of Panama's military forces - and the de facto leader of the country - after the death of former leader General Omar Torrijos, who seized power in a 1968 coup. Noriega's rule was marked by corruption and violence. He also ...
In 1977, responding to nearly 20 years of Panamanian protest, U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Panama's General Omar Torrijos signed two new treaties that replaced the original 1903 agreement and called for a transfer of canal control in 1999. The ...
Noriega emerged as general of Panama's military forces - and the de facto leader of the country - after the death of former leader General Omar Torrijos, who seized power in a 1968 coup. Noriega's rule was marked by corruption and violence. He also ...
The Torrijos-Carter Treaties were named for President Jimmy Carter and Omar Torrijos, the commander of Panama's National Guard who had seized power in a 1968 coup.
At noon on this day in 1999, the U.S. government, in keeping with a pair of treaties signed on Sept. 7, 1977, by President Jimmy Carter and Omar Torrijos, commander of Panama's National Guard and the country's de facto ruler, turned over control of the ...
Omar Torrijos, commander of the Panamanian National Guard, and guaranteed that Panama would gain control of the canal after 1999.
... Belizean independence, because Guatemala had been disgraced as a genocidal state both regionally and internationally because of their civil war, and because Panama's General Omar Torrijos destroyed the unanimity in Central American support for the ...
In 1971, Nixon would brutalize Chile with the coup against Salvador Allende. President Omar Torrijos of Panama would die in a plane crash in 1981.
There's just enough background hum about Omar Torrijos' regime and archive clips of American presidents (first Carter, then Reagan) discussing treaties to create a reassuring sense that this story took place in a real world, even if it's obvious huge ...
... elect as president someone who acts like a dictator such as the likes of Stalin, Hitler, Marcos, Noriega or Caligula, then I regret having participated in the United States Army's installation of Panama's military dictator General Omar Torrijos in ...
When President Omar Torrijos tried to take over control of the Panama Canal, the CIA planted a bomb on his plane and that was the end of that.
There's just enough background hum about Omar Torrijos' regime and archive clips of American presidents (first Carter, then Reagan) discussing treaties to create a reassuring sense that this story took place in a real world, even if it's obvious huge ...
... elect as president someone who acts like a dictator such as the likes of Stalin, Hitler, Marcos, Noriega or Caligula, then I regret having participated in the United States Army's installation of Panama's military dictator General Omar Torrijos in ...
When President Omar Torrijos tried to take over control of the Panama Canal, the CIA planted a bomb on his plane and that was the end of that.
El documento resume las posiciones del general Omar Torrijos, del ministro de Relaciones Exteriores Juan Antonio Tack, de los presidentes estadounidenses Richard Nixon y Gerald Ford, del secretario de Estado Henry Kissinger y de otros importantes ...
He was referring to the Panama Canal Treaty of 1977 signed by then US president Jimmy Carter and Panama's Omar Torrijos, guaranteeing that Panama would gain control of the canal after 1999. Then in 2013, Newland International Properties was declared ...
1977 - President Jimmy Carter and Panamanian leader Omar Torrijos signed a treaty to transfer control of the Panama Canal from the United States to Panama at the end of the 20th century.
In 1977, the Panama Canal treaties, calling for the U.S. to eventually turn over control of the waterway to Panama, were signed in Washington by President Jimmy Carter and Panamanian leader Omar Torrijos. In 1986, Desmond Tutu was installed as the ...
7, 1977: In Washington, President Jimmy Carter and Panamanian dictator Omar Torrijos sign a treaty agreeing to transfer control of the Panama Canal from the United States to Panama at the end of the 20th century.
In 1977, the Panama Canal treaties, calling for the United States to eventually turn over control of the waterway to Panama, were signed in Washington by President Jimmy Carter and Panamanian leader Omar Torrijos. In 1986, Desmond Tutu was installed as ...
In 1977, the Panama Canal treaties, calling for the U.S. to eventually turn over control of the waterway to Panama, were signed in Washington by President Jimmy Carter and Panamanian leader Omar Torrijos (toh-REE'-hohs). In 1986, Desmond Tutu was ...
La capacidad intuitiva y razonada del general Omar Torrijos frente a los imponderables sigue siendo un enigma indescifrable para quienes han intentado definir las motivaciones de sus actos. Con la fuente proverbial de su resiliencia y su fervor ...
Es por ello que les invito a visitar la Hemeroteca de la Biblioteca Nacional, Ernesto T. Castillero, ubicado en el Parque Recreativo Omar Torrijos Herrera, para leer los escritos del 'Coctel Deportivo' del 2009, publicados en este diario, 'La Estrella ...
Panama had a separate truth commission that investigated abuses committed under the military governments of Generals Omar Torrijos and Manuel Noriega between 1968 and 1989, which found that the regime was guilty of torture and "cruel, inhuman, and ...
Panama had a separate truth commission that investigated abuses committed under the military governments of Generals Omar Torrijos and Manuel Noriega between 1968 and 1989, which found that the regime was guilty of torture and "cruel, inhuman, and ...
... periodic appearance of figures like Juan Vicente Gomez, Marcos Perez Jimenez or Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, Juan Domingo Peron in Argentina or Omar Torrijos in Panama, strongmen with one foot in the barracks but with certain appeal at the ballot box.
... periodic appearance of figures like Juan Vicente Gomez, Marcos Perez Jimenez or Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, Juan Domingo Peron in Argentina or Omar Torrijos in Panama, strongmen with one foot in the barracks but with certain appeal at the ballot box.
He was not just a political mentor to the Panamanian "strongman" Omar Torrijos, a key player in dismantling U.S. imperial rule in Panama, but helped remove the last legal obstacle to - and U.S.
The canal was under US control until a 1977 agreement between Presidents Jimmy Carter and Omar Torrijos paved the way for its transfer to Panama on Dec. 31, 1999.


 

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