Narco Thug Manuel Noriega Now Facing the Music in Paris

By Alp Arslan,  Newser User
Posted Apr 26, 2010 6:36 PM CDT
Promoted on Newser Apr 26, 2010 9:08 PM CDT
In this Jan. 1990, US Marshals file photo, deposed Panamanian Gen. Manuel Antonio Noriega is seen at an undisclosed location. Hillary Clinton signed off on the extradition of the former Panamanian dictator.   (AP)

(User Submitted) – Former Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega, imprisoned in the US since 1989 on drug charges, now faces money laundering accusations in France. He was extradited today and is expected to arrive in Paris tomorrow morning, reports the AP. Noriega, who is believed to be in his 70s, faces up to 10 years in prison if he is convicted. Read the full article.

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