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August 8, 1987 | MARJORIE MILLER, Times Staff Writer
Panama's President Eric A. Delvalle on Friday criticized controversial measures that his government has taken against the political opposition in recent weeks, and said several of them were carried out without his advance knowledge. Delvalle said a raid by government agents on the Chamber of Commerce building this week was "totally unwarranted" and that he did not agree with the government-ordered closings of opposition media outlets.
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August 8, 1987 | MARJORIE MILLER, Times Staff Writer
Panama's President Eric A. Delvalle on Friday criticized controversial measures that his government has taken against the political opposition in recent weeks, and said several of them were carried out without his advance knowledge. Delvalle said a raid by government agents on the Chamber of Commerce building this week was "totally unwarranted" and that he did not agree with the government-ordered closings of opposition media outlets.
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June 10, 1987
Police in Panama battled students demanding an investigation into charges that the country's military chief was involved in the 1981 death of strongman Gen. Omar Torrijos. Col. Robert Diaz Herrera, retired military chief of staff, alleged at a news conference in that Brig. Gen. Manuel A. Noriega, commander of the Panama Defense Forces, conspired with a U.S. general, the CIA and others to plant a bomb aboard Torrijos' aircraft.
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July 23, 1987 | Associated Press
The Reagan Administration has halted $26 million in assistance to Panama and is limiting contact with Gen. Manuel Antonio Noriega, the defense chief, to register U.S. dissatisfaction with an expanded military role in governing the country, State Department officials said today. The Administration also turned down a request for the purchase of tear gas to be used to control demonstrators who last month poured into the streets to oppose Noriega, said the officials, who demanded anonymity.
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