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Manuel Noriega returns to Panamaupdated: Mon Dec 12 2011 05:16:00

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega returns to his country after 22 years. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.

Prison security stepped up on eve of Noriega return to Panamaupdated: Sat Dec 10 2011 17:36:00

His fate uncertain, Manuel Noriega is being returned Sunday to Panama, nearly 22 years after the former dictator was forcibly removed from office by U.S. forces.

Panama prepares for Noriega's arrivalupdated: Fri Dec 09 2011 17:16:00

Panamanian officials are preparing for the return of former dictator Manuel Noriega, who is scheduled to be extradited from France this weekend, Panama's foreign minister told CNN en Español.

French court allows Noriega's extradition to Panamaupdated: Thu Nov 24 2011 01:36:00

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega can be extradited to his home country, a French appeals court said in an opinion issued Wednesday, according to a court spokeswoman.

Attorney seeks conditional release for Noriegaupdated: Wed Sep 07 2011 22:32:00

An attorney representing Manuel Noriega said Wednesday that he plans to ask a French judge to authorize the former Panamanian leader's conditional release.

France orders Noriega's extradition to Panamaupdated: Wed Aug 03 2011 12:33:00

France has ordered the extradition of former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega to Panama, where he faces charges that he ordered a political rival to be killed.

France to start Noriega extradition processupdated: Mon Jun 20 2011 18:39:00

France will begin the administrative process to extradite former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega to the Central American country, the French foreign ministry said Monday.

18 famous, and infamous, missionsupdated: Sat May 07 2011 10:01:00

When the U.S. Navy SEAL team assaulted the compound of Osama bin Laden this week, the killing of the terrorist leader was seen around the world as a major success, a demonstration of the skill and planning by America's most elite forces.

The rise and fall of Noriega, Central America's strongmanupdated: Wed Jul 07 2010 10:19:00

Once one of Central America's most notorious military strongmen, former Panamanian dictator and convicted drug trafficker Manuel Noriega has been a prisoner since being toppled from power in 1990 in a U.S. invasion.

Awaiting the Noriega verdictupdated: Wed Jul 07 2010 09:29:00

A verdict is expected in the money laundering trial of ex-Panamanian leader Manuel Noreiga. CNN's Jim Bittermann reports.

French court jails Noriega for seven yearsupdated: Wed Jul 07 2010 09:29:00

A French court on Wednesday sentenced Manuel Noriega to seven years in prison for money laundering -- but.the former Panamanian dictator could be eligible for parole as early as next year, his lawyer told CNN.

Noriega prosecution demands 10-year sentenceupdated: Wed Jun 30 2010 13:25:00

Former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega "turned away from his responsibilities as head of state in order to pursue his personal interests," the prosecution alleged Wednesday in closing arguments at his trial on money-laundering charges.

Noriega: U.S., other countries benefited from my fight against drugsupdated: Tue Jun 29 2010 17:02:00

On the second day of Manuel Noriega's money-laundering trial, the former Panamanian dictator told a French court late Tuesday that he had a once-strong relationship with the United States.

Noriega denies laundering drug money, lawyers sayupdated: Mon Jun 28 2010 12:34:00

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega denies laundering drug money, his lawyers said as he went on trial on Monday.

Ex-Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega extradited to Franceupdated: Tue Apr 27 2010 07:24:00

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega arrived Tuesday morning in France -- where he was extradited to stand trial on charges that he laundered drug money.

Noriega extradited to Franceupdated: Tue Apr 27 2010 07:24:00

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega is taken to France for trial. CNN's Jim Bittermann reports.

Grandson pleads Manuel Noriega's caseupdated: Sat Mar 27 2010 20:49:00

Growing up, Jean-Manuel Beauchamp attended no ball games with his grandfather. No barbecues, either, or bedtime stories.

Noriega appeals to U.S. high court to avert extradition to Franceupdated: Thu Feb 18 2010 23:12:00

In what may be former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega's final showdown with the United States, his attorneys have filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court to block his extradition to France.

Intriguing people for December 18, 2009updated: Fri Dec 18 2009 09:58:00

Jennifer Jones Nominated for five Academy Awards, actress Jennifer Jones died Thursday at 90. Her first major movie was "The Song of Bernadette" in 1943. Her portrayal of Bernadette Soubirous, a peasant girl in 19th-century France who had visions of the Virgin Mary at Lourdes, won her the best actress Oscar. She also earned Oscar nominations for "Since You Went Away" in 1944, "Love Letters" in 1945, "Duel in the Sun" in 1946 and "Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing" in 1955 in which she co-starred with William Holden. She was born Phylis Lee Isley in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and later changed her name to Jennifer Jones in the early 1940s after a screen test for legendary producer David O. Selznick, whom she later married. Her last film appearance was a cameo role in the 1974 star-studded disaster movie "The Towering Inferno."

Former Panama president Endara diesupdated: Mon Sep 28 2009 22:47:00

Guillermo Endara, the former Panamanian president who succeeded Manuel Noriega after he was overthrown, died Monday evening, CNN en Español reported.

Courts try to decide what to do with Manuel Noriegaupdated: Wed Jan 14 2009 14:45:00

What to do with an aging, all-but-forgotten former military strongman who has served his time but is also a prisoner of war?

Judge lifts stay on Noriega extraditionupdated: Fri Sep 07 2007 16:37:00

A federal judge Friday lifted a stay on former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega's extradition to France, allowing the general to be sent to Paris on Sunday, when his current prison sentence ends.

Noriega's extradition to France stalledupdated: Wed Sep 05 2007 05:44:00

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega's extradition to France was stayed Wednesday.

U.S. judge OKs Noriega extradition to Franceupdated: Mon Aug 27 2007 23:47:00

A federal judge on Tuesday approved the extradition of former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega to France, where he faces a 10-year sentence on a conviction in absentia on money-laundering charges.

Judge: Noriega can be extradited to Franceupdated: Fri Aug 24 2007 06:08:00

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega can be extradited to France to serve a 10-year prison sentence for money laundering charges, a federal judge in Miami ruled Friday.

Noriega a POW?updated: Tue Aug 14 2007 07:16:00

Noriega a POW?

U.S. wants ex-Panamanian dictator extradited to Franceupdated: Wed Jul 18 2007 21:13:00

Justice Department lawyers asked a federal court Tuesday to extradite former Panamanian President Manuel Noriega to France when his U.S. prison term ends later this summer.

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