Noriega Extradited Back to Panama

    A man holds a placard (reading. Noriega killer) takes part in a demonstration against the return of former General Manuel Noriega to Panama, in Panama City on December 09,2011.  Noriega returns to Panama without the trappings of political or military clout, but with something of incalculable value -- detailed knowledge of the skeletons that lurk in the Central American nation's closet. AFP PHOTO/Rodrigo ARANGUA (Photo credit should read RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega has been flown home to face a 20-year prison term for the murders of his opponents when he ruled in the 1980s. Noriega, 77, has already spent the last two decades in jail—first in Florida and then in France, for drug trafficking and money laundering—after being toppled by the U.S. in 1989. And now he goes from France back home after being convicted in absentia on three homicide cases.

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