The following excerpts are from the speech prepared in Span­ish by Gen. Manuel Noriega of Panama for delivery at his sentencing hearing before Judge William Hoeveler in federal district court in Miami, Florida on July 10.

I will not be making a speech, nor providing an explana­tion; just making a limited exposition of things and facts that give the sense, the smell of this case that go beyond a reasonable doubt. . . .

It is easy to determine wrongdoing when it is perpetrated by criminals. We expect it from them and we anticipate their conduct. But when good men…


Miami Metropolitan Correctional Center, May 18, 1992

Brothers and sisters: greetings, from the belly of Leviathan!

On the 500th anniversary of the evangelization of Native America, the Empire of the North imposes ‘a New Order”

And in the name of “a new order” and of “a just cause,” the North American empire and its ruler invade the Republic of Panama on Dec. 20, 1989, leaving 6,000 dead without known tombs!

And in the name of “a new order,” they dismantle the Armed Forces of Panama and blackmail the armed forces of Latin America!

And in the name of “a new…


Centro Correccional Metropolitano de Miami, 18 de mayo de 1992

Hermanos y hermanas: ¡Desde el vientre de Leviatán, saludos!

En el 500 aniversario de la evangelización de las americas, el Imperio del Norte impone ‘un Nuevo Orden’

Y en nombre de “un nuevo orden” y de “una causa justa”, el imperio norteamericano y su gobernante invaden la República de Panamá el 20 de diciembre de 1989, ¡dejando 6.000 muertos sin tumbas conocidas!

¡Y en nombre de “un nuevo orden”, desmantelan las Fuerzas Armadas de Panamá y chantajean a las Fuerzas Armadas de América Latina!

Y en nombre de “un nuevo…


In an address to Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government on Feb. 28, 1985, the commander of Panama’s defense forces, Gen. Manuel Antonio Noriega, outlining his view of the necessary role of the military in securing peace in Central America. No simple strategy of military force nor facade of “democracy “ will succeed, the general argued. The military must therefore join other na­tional sectors in defining and implementing the social and economic policies which better the lives of their countrymen.

Noriega has been active in promoting this broadened concept of military duty, along with other military forces in…


“El rol militar en el aseguramiento de la democracia ” por General Manuel Noriega

En una dirección a la Universidad de Harvard, Escuela de Gobierno John F. Kennedy el 28 de febrero de 1985, el comandante de Panamá’s fuerzas de defensa, el general Manuel Antonio Noriega, exponiendo su punto de vista sobre el papel necesario de los militares para asegurar la paz en Centroamérica. Ninguna estrategia simple de fuerza militar ni fachada de “la democracia” triunfará, argumentó el general. …


Discurso del Día de la Resistencia por General Manuel Noriega

12 de agosto de 1988

Por primera vez en la historia de la República, unidades representativas de nuestras fuerzas armadas marchan junto con los Batallones de la Dignidad, que son el pueblo armado para la supervivencia. Hemos armado a esta gente, y esas armas no serán devueltas porque pertenecen al pueblo. Estas son las personas armadas para sobrevivir frente a la agresión.

Insistimos: Ni siquiera el ejército más grande del mundo puede defender el Canal, como solía decir el General [Wallace] Nutting, como repetía el General [Paul] Gorman, como decía…


August 12, 1988

Resistance Day speech by General Manuel Noriega

For the first time in the Republic’s history, representative units of our armed forces are marching together with the Dignity Battalions, which are the people armed for survival. We have armed these people, and those weapons will not be taken back, because they belong to the people. These are the people armed for survival against aggression.

We insist: Not even the largest army in the world can defend the Canal, as Gen. [Wallace] Nutting used to say, as Gen. [Paul] Gorman repeated, as Gen.[John] Galvin stated: They cannot defend the Canal, even if they post U.S. soldiers…


Entrevista del General Noriega 1993 con Resumen Ejecutivo

Entrevista del general Noriega con Resumen Ejecutivo

(Traducido)

17 de septiembre de 1993

General Manuel Antonio Noriega, comandante en jefe de Panamá ‘Fuerzas Armadas hasta la invasión estadounidense de diciembre de 1989, concedió la siguiente entrevista exclusiva a EIR’s Publicación hermana en español Resumen Ejecutivo, el 18 de junio de 1993 en el Metropolitan Correctional Center en Miami Florida. La entrevista se ha abreviado un poco.

Em: Las tropas estadounidenses que invadieron Panamá ayer están bombardeando Somalia hoy y se están preparando para intervenir en Haití mañana. ¿Qué tienes que decir a…


General Noriega interview with Resumen Ejecutivo

September 17, 1993

General Manuel Antonio Noriega, commander-in-chief of Panama ‘sArmed Forces until the U. S. invasion of December 1989, granted the following exclusive interview to EIR’s Spanish-language sister publication Resumen Ejecutivo, on June 18, 1993 in the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Miami Florida. The interview has been slightly abridged.

Em: The U.S. troops that invaded Panama yesterday are bombing Somalia today, and getting ready to intervene in Haiti tomorrow.What do you have to say to this? Noriega: Yes, we are now facing specific actions where the United States has been perfecting its capabilities…


Noriega exposes Bush as cocaine kingpin on national television

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Jailed former Panamanian Armed Forces head Gen. Manuel Antonio Noriega has joined the growing chorus of prominent voices publicly condemning George Bush for his involve­ ment in drug trafficking, murder, and political persecution during his 12-year tenure as Vice President and President of the United States.

In his soon-to-be-released autobiography, and in recent interviews with CBS News’s “Sixty Minutes” and the New York Post’s Cindy Adams, General Noriega has again detailed his long-standing personal experiences with George Bush, revealing the real reasons that, as President, Bush deployed tens…

General Manuel Noriega — http://Noriega.carrd.co

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