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Noriega, Manuel

Line breaks: Ma¦nuel Nori|ega
Pronunciation: /ˌnɒrɪˈeɪɡə
 
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Definition of Noriega, Manuel in English:

(B.1940), Panamanian statesman and general, head of state 1983-9; full name Manuel Antonio Morena Noriega. Charged with drug trafficking by a US grand jury in 1988, he eventually surrendered to US troops sent into Panama and was brought to trial and convicted in 1992.

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