Eight years added to Noriega's sentence
PANAMA CITY, Panama -- (AP) -- A judge has convicted
ex-dictator Manuel Noriega of corruption, adding eight more
years to the 90 he already has been sentenced to for
homicide, illegal enrichment and drug trafficking.
The latest sentence, reported in local media Thursday, was
the result of an anticorruption investigation that found that
Noriega had mismanaged $1.5 million from the state-run
agriculture and livestock bank.
The judge also slapped a $20,000 fine on Noriega, the
Noriega, deposed in a 1989 U.S. invasion, is now serving a
30-year sentence in Miami on drug-trafficking charges.
The former strongman also was sentenced to 60 years in
Panama on homicide, illegal enrichment and drug trafficking