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December 30, 1989 | DON SHANNON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The General Assembly on Friday denounced the U.S. invasion of Panama by a vote of 75 to 20, with 40 abstentions, in what was seen nonetheless as a surprisingly strong measure of support for Washington. The resolution, sponsored by Cuba and Nicaragua, also called for immediate withdrawal of U.S. forces from Panama.
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December 30, 1989 | DON SHANNON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The General Assembly on Friday denounced the U.S. invasion of Panama by a vote of 75 to 20, with 40 abstentions, in what was seen nonetheless as a surprisingly strong measure of support for Washington. The resolution, sponsored by Cuba and Nicaragua, also called for immediate withdrawal of U.S. forces from Panama.
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May 27, 1988
Panama and Cuba, both targets of U.S. economic sanctions, as well as Colombia won three-year terms to the U.N. Human Rights Commission, the major U.N. organization working to promote and protect human rights. Western diplomats said the election of Cuba, which has been accused by the United States of widespread human rights violations, had been expected because of its strong standing in the Nonaligned Movement.
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December 22, 1989 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN and DON SHANNON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
He walked into the United Nations building, like thousands of ordinary tourists, with credentials so fresh they had to be transmitted electronically from the new U.S.-backed government of Panama. Only hours earlier, Eduardo Vallarino had been telephoned in Cambridge, Mass.
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December 21, 1989 | DON SHANNON and JOHN J. GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Gen. Manuel A. Noriega's ambassador to the United Nations on Wednesday urged the world body's Security Council to appeal to President Bush for a cease-fire in Panama. Ambassador Mirla Bellavita also asked the council to send international observers to monitor a withdrawal of U.S. troops from her nation. Bellavita earlier outlined the pro-Noriega strategy at a closed-door meeting of nearly 100 nonaligned members of the world body.
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December 22, 1989 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN and DON SHANNON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
He walked into the United Nations building, like thousands of ordinary tourists, with credentials so fresh they had to be transmitted electronically from the new U.S.-backed government of Panama. Only hours earlier, Eduardo Vallarino had been telephoned in Cambridge, Mass.
NEWS
December 21, 1989 | DON SHANNON and JOHN J. GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Gen. Manuel A. Noriega's ambassador to the United Nations on Wednesday urged the world body's Security Council to appeal to President Bush for a cease-fire in Panama. Ambassador Mirla Bellavita also asked the council to send international observers to monitor a withdrawal of U.S. troops from her nation. Bellavita earlier outlined the pro-Noriega strategy at a closed-door meeting of nearly 100 nonaligned members of the world body.
NEWS
May 27, 1988
Panama and Cuba, both targets of U.S. economic sanctions, as well as Colombia won three-year terms to the U.N. Human Rights Commission, the major U.N. organization working to promote and protect human rights. Western diplomats said the election of Cuba, which has been accused by the United States of widespread human rights violations, had been expected because of its strong standing in the Nonaligned Movement.
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