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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - March 26, 1988, Darmstadt, Hesse inside striG Warning issuedon tainted olive oil .....Page 2D Motherhood bringsGIs new problems Page 3D Gephardt may quitif he loses in Michigan Page 5D Villanova upsets Kentuckyin NCAA tourney Sports, Page 21The STJARS;andvSfRIPESUNDMICIIL PUILKAt ION FB* THI U 1. MHIB FDIttlVol. «6. No. 34t Saturday, March 26, 1968**GoodmerningfD 6693 ASenate passes resolution,agrees 'Noriega must go'WASHINGTON (AC) — The Scnalc, voting unani-mously, urged Pfcsidcnl Rcagiin Friday to increaseeconomic, political and diplomatic pressure againstPanamanian military ruler Gen, Manuel Anlonio No-riega and lo ejvc substantial economic aid to a succes-sor democratic government.Voting 92-0, tlic Senate approved n resolution de>daring inc current unrest in I'anama "an unusual andextraordinary threat lo MIC national security, foreignpolicy and economy of the United States.""The impression in all our minds is that Noriegamust go." said Sen. C'tuilwrnc I'cll, D-R.I., chairmanofihc Senate Foreign Relations Ccinimillee,"He will go," Fell sauI. "And lllis will help himOown Hie slippery slope."Reagan was asked during a question-and-answcr ses-sion with reporters before meeting with Dominican['resident Jaaquicn Bctogucr whether Noriega wouldbv going to Ilie Dominican Republic. "No. Thai's notfar enough," the president answered.A senior administration official, speaking on condi-tion of anonymity, said the Dominican Republic hadindicated il would not grant Noriega asylum.Sen, Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass.. a principalsponsor of the nan-binding resolution, said il wasdrafted at lite direct request of President Eric AriuroDcvalle, who was misled as Panama's chicfcxeculivc amonth ago after directing NoricRa to step down ashead of the country's armed forces.Several senators urged Noriega to reconsider Spain'scsik1 offer and the U.S. Justice Department's assur-ance not to seek extradition if he voluntarily gives uppower.They made it clear Congress is ready lo enact sternersteps if Noriega continues :o hold on.Among the options available tu the United States isthe imposition of a total trade embargo against Pana-ma, a step the Reagan administration has resisted infavor of a more measured, incremental approach.In addition to urging further U.S. pressure againstNoriega, the resolution said his successor; should re-ceive prompt and substantial U.S. support.It said the While House should consider "a compre-hensii -i package of emergency financial and other eco-nomic assistance.. . in order to assist in the-rebuildingof Panama's economy."President Reagan said Thursday that there were nnSea SENATE on back pageAuto crushed— owner fooCORAL SPRINGS, Ha. (AP) — A molorisl whosecar was mistakenly towed from ;l service stationsearched frantically fiir three days before lie found hispriced Chevy — in'a junkyard pile."It was squished, just like ,1 little metal tube," JohnOcraca said Thursday. "All the wheels and the doorswere gone, It was aboul 20 inches high."Geraca look his last ride in the 1975 Chevrolet MonteCarlo on March 11, when he went lo the service stationlo pick up inc Cadillac he had dropped off for a turscup,police said.Afler paying (he hill for the work, Geraca drove nwayin the Cadillac and lefi his red CJwvy behind in theparking lot, intending to pick it up laicr. police said.But it was gone when he returned after (wo hours.Another red Chevy, this one a IV7b Impala, was still inthe parking lot, however.The owner of that car had asked that it bcjunked, andno one a! ibe station noticed when the tow truck pickedwp the wrong car,Sam f'arisi, owner of Southern Auto Paris junkyard,said il was an hcneii mistake because She descriplion ofthe two red Chcvys was identical."Right about now. they're probably making Toyotasout ol it," said I'arisi, one of four people arrested onracketeering und theft charges last week as the culmina-tion of a Fort Lauderdale and Pompano Ikach policeinvestigation of suspected chop shops."We re completely honest here, and all we're trying lo dois make an honesi buck." I'arisi said. "We don't Slcal cars."Scrap cars feich about S25 at a junkyard. Police saidGeraea's car was worth about $ 1,000.InvcslijuUors have told Geraca, who says the car heldSI6.QOO worth of marine electronics equipment, ihat thecase is a civil mailer.U.S. soldiers stoppedMember* of a VS. medical battattun returning frommaru'Uicni seem laired after kin ft st»pp«d by Pana-manian naiintiul iKilict and held fur an hunt xlleiIticir track nlrgycd onto a Panama City highiiayThursday. They vivre eventually ctcortvd li> t'nrt Am-ador, i Pananuutian tmsi' uilh L,S. liaisim.Groups ask halt to tests for kindergartnersFrom ilah*and wire rtpnruTwo groups of cducaitifi l-'riday ur^cdschooli lo slap inuii siandardired 1fMm£of kindergarten children,"Our children are being tested looearly and failed too won, :md parentsShould ask for what purpose," said SueUrcdekarnp, accreditation director of theNational Association for the Educationof Young Children, one of1 ihc croupsreleasing policy staicmcnis ai a newsconference in Washington.Mredekiimp said in a statement: "Themast impanani things to learn in kinder-garten cannot be measured on a slm-dardi/ed lest, su ihere is little or no edii-caiion.i| reason for the icstinj, yet it ishappening all over the counlry,"The groups did mil opiipsc all stan-dardized testing of young children.But Iir«lekamp'i group, along withthe National Association of tarly Child-hood Specialists in Stale Departments ofliducation, blasted indiscriminate use uflesls lo hold youngsters back from kin-dergarten or io keep them from beingpromoied lo later grades."Written tests arc inappropriate foryoung children because they arc usuallyunaWc to hold a pencil and paper, leialone i ead w hen they first enter school,"See TESTS on Dack page
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