Manuel Noriega

Panamanian General and Dictator Manuel Noriega Full Name: Manuel Noriega
Nationality: Panamanian

Profession: Panamanian General and Dictator

Born: February 11, 1938 (78 years old)
Star Sign: Aquarius

Historical Events in the Life of Manuel Noriega

  • 1983-08-12 General Manuel A Noriega becomes commander of Panamanian army
  • 1988-02-04 Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega indicted on drug charges
  • 1988-02-05 Panamanian General Manuel Noriega indicted by US federal grand jury for drug trafficking and racketeering
  • 1989-05-07 Panamanian voters reject dictator Manuel Noriega's bid for presidency
  • 1989-05-10 Gen Manuel Noriega's government nullifies country's elections, which the opposition had won by a 3-1 margin
  • 1989-10-03 Panamanian Defense Force attempted coup of Manuel Noriega fails
  • 1989-12-20 US troops invade Panama & oust Manuel Noriega, but don't catch him
  • 1989-12-24 Panama's dictator, Manual Noriega, seeks asylum at Vatican embassy
  • 1990-01-03 Panama's leader Gen Manuel Noriega surrenders to US authorities
  • 1990-01-25 Former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega is transferred to a Miami jail
  • 1990-11-16 Manuel Noriega claims US denied him a fair trial
  • 1991-01-18 US acknowledges CIA & US Army paid Noriega $320,000 over his career
  • 1991-01-25 Manuel Noriega is given access to assets frozen by US government
  • 1991-05-15 Defense releases docs claiming Noriega is "CIA's man in Panama"
  • 1991-08-07 Court rules Manuel Noriega, may access some secret US documents
  • 1991-09-16 US trial of former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega begins
  • 1992-02-03 Defense opens calling Noriega "our ally in war on drugs"
  • 1992-03-20 Noriega's wife Felicidad arrested for stealing buttons from dresses
  • 1992-04-04 Jury deliberations begin in Noriega case
  • 1992-04-09 US Fed court finds Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega guilty of 8 out of 10 drug and racketeering charges

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