Manuel Antonio Noriega


Workers demolish the residence of Panama's former dictador Manuel... News PhotoAnimal Behavior,Contemplation,Decisions,Demolishing,Dengue Fever - Fever,Following,Former,Horizontal,Manuel Antonio Noriega,Mosquito,Occupation,Politics,Prisoner,Residential BuildingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2014 AFPWorkers demolish the residence of Panama's former dictador Manuel Antonio Noriega, currently imprisoned in Panama, in Panama City, on January 9, 2014 following a decision by the Health Ministry for considering it a breeding site of the Aedes mosquito that transmits dengue. Noriega, 79, who was extradited from France in 2011, is serving three 20-year prison terms for the disappearance of opposition activists during his years in power (1983-89). The former dictator has been petitioning to be placed under house arrest since 2012, arguing that his ailing health warrants it. Noriega was toppled from power in a US invasion in 1989, and spent nearly two decades in prison in the United States and France on drug charges. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA (Photo credit should read RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)