Definition of Noriega, Manuel in English:

Noriega, Manuel

proper noun

  • (born 1940), Panamanian statesman and general, head of state 1983–9; full name Manuel Antonio Morena Noriega. Charged with drug trafficking by a US grand jury in 1988, he eventually surrendered to US troops sent into Panama and was brought to trial and convicted in 1992.

Pronunciation

Noriega, Manuel

/ˌnôrēˈāɡə/