MEMORANDUM FOR: Eldon I. Hatch, Information Review Officer
Directorate of Administration
Chief, Information Services Division
v. Noriega, et al.
l. The Information Services Division <ISD) hasearch of its system of previously released documents, frequently referred to as ORIS, and was able to locate previously released material pertaining to former Panamanian General Manuel Noriega and Jose Blandon. ne-page document pertaining to General Noriega and three one-page documents pertaining to Jose Blandon are attached at Tab A. The three documents pertaining to Jose Blandon were released by the Office of Public Affairs pursuanton-FOIA request.
2. We were unable to locate any documents pertaining to the following individuals described in the references (Tab B) referred to above:
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3. Foe your information only, ISD files indicate that we have received nine Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for various information pertaining to General Noriega. ISD files further reflect that no FOIA requests have been received regarding the remaining subjects listed in the referenced memoranda. (U>
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Drug-related corruption, which can be found Inajor producing countries and key transshipment points, isg ly on TJS policy Interests. The drug trade' huge profit margins allow traffickers to offer hefty bribes there crippling an11ntrcot Ics efforts In many Latin American and Caribbean countries:Original document.