November 23rd, 2011
11:31 AM ET

Noriega can be extradited to Panama, French court says

A French appeals court issued an opinion Wednesday that former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega can be extradited to his home country, a court spokeswoman said.

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  1. Portland tony

    The US and allies have been kicking this old guy around forever. And this is breaking news?

    November 23, 2011 at 11:54 am | Report abuse |
  2. Pete Sake

    He sold drugs and killed many people. He is ugly and I don't like him.

    November 23, 2011 at 12:10 pm | Report abuse |
  3. elmer

    The US sold him out. He should join the OWS protesters.

    November 23, 2011 at 12:15 pm | Report abuse |
  4. banasy©

    The 80's called. They want Noriega back.

    November 23, 2011 at 12:18 pm | Report abuse |
  5. bobcat ( in a hat )

    This is so twentieth century.

    November 23, 2011 at 1:59 pm | Report abuse |
  6. bobcat ( in a hat )

    Isn't this guy at least as old as JIF ? Sorry friend.

    November 23, 2011 at 2:06 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Joey Isotta-Fraschini

    @ bobcat:
    Nobody is as old as I am.
    "Turn about is..."

    November 23, 2011 at 2:52 pm | Report abuse |
  8. bobcat ( in a hat )

    I know joey. I'll be expecting it.

    November 23, 2011 at 2:57 pm | Report abuse |
  9. raven

    I think youre thinkina Pablo Escobar, not Noriega. I cracked up when they reported callin him Pineapple Face tho.

    November 23, 2011 at 8:14 pm | Report abuse |
  10. raven

    You were right and I was wrong . Pineapple Face was Noriega. Apologies .

    November 23, 2011 at 10:41 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Roadsniper

    Manuel noriega was involved in the iran contra deal with alexander haig and oliver north, he was a scape goat for the american politicians, he also helped the deal with cocain sales for guns for nicaragua. It is a shame that people think this is a great country, while we support unrest in impovershed countries. I was in south america about this time frame when this all went down . Than about the time that noriega had enough of u.s bullying and bribes that we apprehended him before he could sell out this country!!! All we did is put out contradicting propaganda, to cover up the truth. The united states is a great country??? Well ill tell you something right now, and that is the fact that the people in south and south central america are some of the most humble people on earth!!! So why do we still prey on them? Because of the drug war that our past movie star president started. And its a war that we started and a war we lost plane and simple!!!!

    November 23, 2011 at 10:45 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Fester

    Hey sniper, he was actually charged for drug offenses,but you are right about the us, they are covering there own asses for there envolvement, for carrying out the drug deals for guns, where else did the money come from to purchase weapons from iran? To help fight forces in south central america? But it all makes sense to relate all the imformation. It sucks when people blame countries south of the border for the drugs in the us, th us is more responsible for the drugs entering the us. So lets keep america high so nobody will find out the truth about the glorious drug war. Now the us government can keep us all under control with there games soi we all can be ran by them, from the cia down to your neiborly snitch,,, sorry for the truth....... Until next time

    November 24, 2011 at 1:52 am | Report abuse |
  13. gung hoe

    I have a Idea a public execution with sean penn pullin the trigger of a m60 machine gun seeing as though thats the rounds he likes to wear around hi

    November 25, 2011 at 2:54 am | Report abuse |
  14. gung hoe

    They cut me off at his torso!

    November 25, 2011 at 7:14 am | Report abuse |
  15. Deja VĂ» Panama

    He has lots of stories to tell!

    November 25, 2011 at 2:09 pm | Report abuse |