PANAMA: Toward a Trial

Panama's Guardia Nacional energetically gathered evidence last week for the forthcoming state trial of impeached President José Ramón Guizado, accused of having conspired in the Jan. 2 assassination of President José Antonio ("Chichi") Remón that raised Guizado from the vice-presidency to his brief 13 days of power. In sparkling Panama Bay. divers searched for the jettisoned murder gun under the direction of the confessed killer himself, hot-eyed Lawyer Rubén Miró, 43.

Amid all the hustle, some Panamanians wondered about Miró's confession that he machine-gunned Remón with Guizado's knowledge so that Guizado...

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