Summary: S.Con.Res.140 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (10/01/1988)

(Measure passed Senate, amended)

Expresses the sense of the Congress that the United States should: (1) work with President DelValle, democratic forces in Panama, and other governments in the region to achieve the early departure of General Noriega from office and from Panama, to restore civilian constitutional rule, freedom of the press, political freedom, and free and fair elections in Panama, and to vigorously promote free enterprise and effective constitutional guarantees thereof, including the right to buy, own, and dispose of private property; (2) work with the people of Panama to revive their economy if democracy is restored to Panama; and (3) consider providing financial and economic support, emergency food assistance, development assistance, housing guarantees, and foreign military sales credits to Panama.