Rule to amend Treasury Department Regulations implementing Executive Order 12635

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This rule amends the Treasury Department Regulation, issued on June 3, 1988, to implement Executive Order 12635, which blocked Panamanian assets in the United States and prohibited transfers and payments to the Noriega regime. The regulation is amended to allow the payment of social security taxes by to the Noriega regime by U.S. persons and subsidiaries located in Panama (including the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute)


  • Noriega, Manuel Antonio
  • Reagan, Ronald
  • Newcomb, Richard R
  • McPherson, Peter M
  • United States President
  • United States Dept. of the Treasury
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)


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  • Title 22, Foreign Relations and Intercourse
  • Agency Regulations


For other legal documents relating to STRI and relations between the Noriega regime and the U.S. government see Executive Order 12635 and the memo authorizing emergency medical coverage for STRI's Panamanian employees

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