• Short Summary

    ROBERTO ARIAS, SON OF A FORMER PANAMANIAN PRESIDENT AND HUSBAND OF THE WORLD-FAMOUS BALLERINA, MARGOT FONTEYN, WAS BADLY WOUNDED IN A STREET ARGUMENT THAT LED TO SHOOTING IN PANAMA CITY ON MONDAY.

  • Description

    ROBERTO ARIAS, SON OF A FORMER PANAMANIAN PRESIDENT AND HUSBAND OF THE WORLD-FAMOUS BALLERINA, MARGOT FONTEYN, WAS BADLY WOUNDED IN A STREET ARGUMENT THAT LED TO SHOOTING IN PANAMA CITY ON MONDAY. ARIAS WAS RUSHED TO HOSPITAL AND SURGEONS BATTLED THROUGH THE NIGHT TO SAVE HIS LIFE. HE IS STILL IN A CRITICAL CONDITION WITH WOUNDS IN THE CHEST AND THIGH.

    REPORTS OF THE SHOOTING SAY THAT ARIAS ARGUED WITH HIS CLOSE FRIEND AND ASSOCIATE, ALFREDO JIMINEZ. A LATER REPORT SAID THE JIMINEZ HAD GIVEN HIMSELF UP AT THE NATIONAL GUARD HEADQUARTERS. JIMINEZ IS A MEMBER OF ARIAS' PANAMENISTA PARTY.

    CONFLICTING REPORTS ARE BEING ISSUED BY POLICE SPOKESMAN. ONE SAYS THE SHOOTING OCCURRED WHILE ARIAS WAS SITTING IN HIS CAR, ANOTHER THAT IT BROKE CUT WHILE THE TWO MEN WERE STANDING ON STREET CORNER. STILL ANOTHER REPORT SAYS THE SHOOTING TOOK PLACE ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF THE CITY, WHEN ARIAS' AND JIMINEZ' CARS MET AT AN INTERSECTION.

    (MEANWHILE MARGOT FONTEYN, CURRENTLY DANCING AT THE BATH FESTIVAL IN ENGLAND IS FLYING OUT TO PANAMA TO SEE HER HUSBAND. SHE WILL STAY IN PANAMA CITY ONLY ONE NIGHT AND WILL DANCE AGAIN IN BATH ON SATURDAY.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9EVXLA6A31375HZ3JZ9VH8X56
    Media URN:
    VLVA9EVXLA6A31375HZ3JZ9VH8X56
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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