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French Court Approves Noriega’s Extradition to Panama

Posted November 23rd, 2011 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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A French appeals court has approved the extradition of jailed former Panamanian military dictator Manuel Noriega to his native country, to serve time for embezzlement, corruption and murder. Noriega ruled Panama from 1983 to 1989, until he was ousted by U.S. military forces and later convicted in the United States. He was found guilty in […]

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French Court to Decide on Noriega’s Extradition

Posted November 23rd, 2011 at 7:45 am (UTC-5)
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A French appeals court will decide Wednesday whether to extradite jailed former Panamanian military dictator Manuel Noriega to his native country, where he faces charges that could keep him imprisoned for another 20 years. The United States, which originally extradited Noriega to France, last week approved Noriega’s extradition to Panama, where he faces two prison […]

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Lawyer Says France Will Extradite Noriega

Posted August 3rd, 2011 at 7:00 am (UTC-5)
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A lawyer for former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega say France has agreed to extradite him to face charges in his home country. The lawyer says French Prime Minister Francois Fillon signed the extradition order last month and Noriega was notified last week. Panama and France have not confirmed the development. Panama requested Noriega’s extradition for […]

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France Set to Extradite Noriega to Panama

Posted June 20th, 2011 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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France says it will begin proceedings to extradite former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega to his home country. Noriega served 20 years in prison in the United States for drug trafficking, money laundering and racketeering before being extradited to France in 2010. He had been sentenced in absentia in 1999 to seven years in jail on […]

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