Nor­iega’s brain surgery post­poned

The Myanmar Times - - World -

Sched­uled surgery on im­pris­oned for­mer Pana­ma­nian dic­ta­tor Manuel Nor­iega to re­move a be­nign brain tu­mour has been post­poned be­cause of the 82-year-old’s frail health. The op­er­a­tion was to have taken place to­day on the tu­mour, which has slowly grown since be­ing de­tected years ago. But af­ter be­ing ad­mit­ted to hos­pi­tal, Mr Nor­iega was found to be suf­fer­ing high blood pres­sure.

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