After an absence of 22 years, Panama’s former military leader Manuel Noriega has begun his journey back home from a Paris prison after doctors declared him fit enough for extradition to the Central American nation.
A shadow of his former self after spending over two decades behind bars for drug racketeering convictions, the 77-year-old one-time double agent is expected to be re-tried on charges that he ordered the killings of political rivals.
- Manuel Noriega flown home to Panama (telegraph.co.uk)
- Noriega Returning To Panama (myfoxny.com)
- Manuel Noriega bound for Panama prison after extradition from France (guardian.co.uk)
- Noriega en route back to Panama – Sydney Morning Herald (smh.com.au)
- Former Panama Strongman Manuel Noriega Heads Home to Prison (ibtimes.com)
- Panama’s jailed ex-ruler Noriega begins journey home – BBC News (bbc.co.uk)
- Ex-Panama strongman Noriega heads home to prison (worldnews.msnbc.msn.com)
- Ex-Panama dictator Noriega fit to extradite (seattletimes.nwsource.com)
- Noriega begins return to Panama (bbc.co.uk)
- Panamanian ex-dictator Noriega flown home to face prison (theglobeandmail.com)