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French court hands Noriega 7-year prison term

A Paris court on Wednesday convicted former
Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega of laundering drug money in
France in the 1980s and ordered him to spend seven years
behind bars.

Ex-Panama leader Noriega appeals to Red Cross

Lawyers for Manuel Noriega appealed to the Red Cross today, saying the ex-dictator is being detained in appalling conditions and has been unfairly denied prisoner of war status.

Panama`s ex-dictator Noriega extradited to France

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega faced money laundering charges in a French courtroom Tuesday after being extradited from the United States.

US extradites ex-Panamanian dictator to France

The US extradited former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega to France on Monday, clearing the way for him to stand trial there on money laundering charges.