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101 STAT. 1329-174
101 STAT. 1329-174
PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1987

PUBLIC LAW 100-202—DEC. 22, 1987

101 STAT. 1329-174

(1) suspend Haiti's eligibility for benefits under the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act; and (2) seek international cooperation to encourage such adherence by the Government of Haiti through the imposition of an international arms embargo and comprehensive trade and financial sanctions. ASSISTANCE FOR PANAMA

SEC. 570. (a) Unless the President certifies to Congress that— 22 USC 2151 (1) the Government of Panama has demonstrated substantial "o*^ progress in assuring civilian control of the armed forces and that the Panama Defense Forces and its leaders have been removed from non-military activities and institutions; (2) the Government of Panama is conducting an impartial investigation into allegations of illegal actions by members of the Panama Defense Forces; (3) a satisfactory agreement has been reached between the governing authorities and representatives of the opposition forces on conditions for free and fair elections; and (4) freedom of the press and other constitutional guarantees, including due process of law, are restored to the Panamanian people; then no United States assistance (including any such assistance appropriated and previously obligated) shall be obligated or expended for Panama in this fiscal year and any fiscal year thereafter, and none of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available in this Act, or any other Act, shall be used to finance any participation of the United States in joint military exercises conducted in Panama during the period January 1, 1988, through December 31, 1988. Oo) It is the sense of the Congress that if the conditions described in paragraphs (1) through (4) of subsection (a) have been certified as having been met, then not only will United States assistance be restored, but increased levels of such assistance should be considered for Panama. (c) For purposes of this section, the term "United States assistance" means assistance of any kind which is provided by grant, sale, loan, lease, credit, guaranty, or insurance, or by any other means, by any agency or instrumentality of the United States Government, including— (1) assistance under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (including programs under title IV of chapter 2 of part I of such Act); (2) sales, credits, and guarantees under the Arms Export Control Act; (3) sales under title I or III and donations under title II of the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954 of nonfood commodities; (4) other financing programs of the Commodity Credit Corporation for export sales of nonfood commodities; (5) financing under the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945; and (6) assistance provided by the Central Intelligence Agency or assistance provided by any other entity or component of the United States Government if such assistance is carried out in connection with, or for purposes of conducting, intelligence or intelligence-related activities except that this shall not include activities undertaken solely to collect necessary intelligence;