The history of the Republic of Panama under U.S. domination (1989-1999)

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Possible Canal Privatisation Reopens Old Dilemma
By Silvi Hernandez, IPS, 21 March 1998. The possible privatisation of the Panama canal when it enters national jurisdiction on December 31, 1999 has fanned the flames of an old fight involving the business sector, experts and politicians.
Argentine trials may shed light on Panama mystery
By Eric Jackson, 17 October 2001. Two trials in Argentina, one just concluded and one just beginning, deal with the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires. That act may be linked to Panama's deadliest bombing, which took place the day after the Buenos Aires blast.
Late Panamanian Dictator Said US Spy
Associated Press, 27 June 2001. Omar Torrijos, who seized power in a 1968 coup and ruled Panama until he was killed in a plane crash in 1981, signed the Panama Canal treaties with President Carter, which cleared the way for the handover of the canal to Panama on Dec. 31, 1999. According to reports Monday in daily newspapers La Prensa and El Panama America, Torrijos was recruited to work for U.S. military intelligence in October, 1955