December 23, 1989 |
Panama's new government reopened its embassy to the United States on Friday as Carlos Rodriguez, who had been an exile living in Miami, received the silver keys to the building from the previous ambassador, Juan Sosa. Rodriguez, named ambassador by Panamanian President Guillermo Endara, entered the embassy after meeting with President Bush and assuring him that his countrymen feel "liberated" by the U.S. invasion of Panama and the overthrow of dictator Manuel A. Noriega.
November 16, 2007 |
Comedian Marilyn Martinez may not have been widely known to the general public, but in the world of stand-up comedy she was a popular and influential figure. So when she died on Nov. 3 at age 52 of colon cancer, fellow comedians from unknown rookies to famous veterans felt the impact.
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September 27, 2002 |
Stating that no profession is beyond the law, prosecutors charged two former Roman Catholic priests Thursday with multiple counts of molesting children in parishes where they served. The charges marked the first tangible results of a nine-month investigation of Roman Catholic clerical sexual misconduct in Los Angeles. Another priest--an elderly retiree reportedly on an overseas cruise--is being sought by authorities.
January 3, 1991 |
Carlos Rodriguez, who was bodybuilding's Mr. Universe in 1978, has died of stomach cancer. He was 47. Rodriguez, who owned the Sportsworld Fitness Center in Tucson, was found to have stomach cancer three years ago. He underwent surgery five times. He was in a coma for several days before awaking five days before his death Wednesday.
April 17, 1994 |
Juan Carlos Rodriguez should have traded in his batting helmet for a drum major's hat. The senior shortstop led a Roosevelt hit parade, going four-for-five with two RBIs in a 14-0 victory over Garfield in a Southeastern Conference game at Roosevelt. Roosevelt, which pounded out 16 hits, scored nine of its 14 runs in the first three innings.