Construction unionists murdered in Panama

This video is called Panama Invasion 1989 1 of 2. Manuel Noriega a CIA agent and drug trafficker refused to obey orders from Washington, leading to the invasion of Panama.

Part 2 is here.

From Green Left Weekly in Australia:

Two trade unionists have been murdered in Panama for opposing mass dismissals and the obligation to join the yellow union, SINDICOPP, controlled by construction giant Norberto Odebrecht. The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), which has three affiliated organisations in Panama — Confederacion de Trabajadores de la Republica de Panama (CTRP), Confederacion General de Trabajadores de Panama (CGTP) and Convergencia Sindical (CS) — has condemned the murders.

FORMER PANAMANIAN DICTATOR DEAD AT 83 Manuel Noriega ruled Panama from 1983 to 1989, all while being a spy for the CIA and “sparking a U.S. invasion.” [Reuters]

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