The Rise and Fall of Manuel Noriega
For six years he was the military strongman of Panama wielding the power of life and death. He was said to have been a thug with no principles whatsoever, with the US detaining him for dealing drugs to the youth of America. For some time he was America’s only POW. In his glory days he basked in the adulation of crowds. To hide his true nature he drew a cloak of mystery surrounding his life.