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February 1, 1995 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Yielding to the determined opposition of Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Jesse Helms (R-N.C.), President Clinton on Tuesday abandoned his nomination of Robert Pastor, a close associate of former President Jimmy Carter, to be ambassador to Panama. For Pastor, the withdrawal ends eight months in diplomatic limbo.
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February 1, 1995 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Yielding to the determined opposition of Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Jesse Helms (R-N.C.), President Clinton on Tuesday abandoned his nomination of Robert Pastor, a close associate of former President Jimmy Carter, to be ambassador to Panama. For Pastor, the withdrawal ends eight months in diplomatic limbo.
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September 30, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Sen. Jesse Helms stalled the nomination of a Jimmy Carter protege as ambassador to Panama, criticizing his role in the recent negotiations with Haiti's military and in the "giveaway" of the Panama Canal. President Clinton named Robert Pastor, a Latin American specialist at the Carter Center in Atlanta, as envoy to Panama. Prospects for his Senate approval before Congress' scheduled adjournment on Oct. 7 appeared dim after Helms (R-N.C.
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September 30, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Sen. Jesse Helms stalled the nomination of a Jimmy Carter protege as ambassador to Panama, criticizing his role in the recent negotiations with Haiti's military and in the "giveaway" of the Panama Canal. President Clinton named Robert Pastor, a Latin American specialist at the Carter Center in Atlanta, as envoy to Panama. Prospects for his Senate approval before Congress' scheduled adjournment on Oct. 7 appeared dim after Helms (R-N.C.
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