Tagged: Panama Canal

Manuel Noriega of Panama

July 3, 1987 – A Day Crammed With Dissent – Panama, Haiti, South Korea.

July 3, 1987 – CBS World News Roundup – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 3, 1987 – thirty years ago today. Dissidence all over the world, it seemed. From Panama, riots and demonstrations both for and against Panamanian strongman/ruler Manuel Noriega were continuing with not much let-up in sight....

Deadlines Come – Deadlines Go – February 23, 1991

Deadlines Come – Deadlines Go – February 23, 1991

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS News Special Report – Deadline in Iraq – Feb. 23, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. On this day, 24 years ago it was the waiting game. The deadline for Iraqi troops to withdraw from Kuwait...

January 9, 1964 – Big Trouble In Little Panama – Martyr’s Day Riots In The Panama Canal Zone

Become a Patron! On this day in 1964, tensions were running very high between the people of Panama and the United States. The issue was over the Canal and sovereignty of the Canal Zone and the riots that ensued. After Panama gained independence from Colombia in 1903, with the assistance...