Vice-Consul Panama: In Harm's Way by Randolf HarroldVice-Consul Panama: In Harm's Way by Randolf Harrold

Vice-Consul Panama: In Harm's Way

byRandolf Harrold

Paperback | November 23, 2016

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It's 1972, and rookie diplomat Rob Kingman's first major assignment, to find a missing school teacher, soon turns into a match of wits with Colonel Manuel Noriega, head of Panamanian security. Corruption, dictatorship, murder and the birth of the drug trade are rife. The larger Cold War conflict is the framework for this story, with references to the Cuban Missile Crisis, a UN Security Council meeting to be held in Panama to deal with sovereignty over the Panama Canal, and the US struggle to maintain its hold over the main security bulwark in the region.

Our hero on the ground is carrying out his duty to protect a citizen who falls into harm's way, through all of the surprising twists and turns that follow in a country where the rule of law, democratic values, equality and human rights are not entrenched and guiding concepts. Rob often faces situations where his head tells him one thing and his heart leads him to do another in his stormy relationship with the power behind the dictatorship, Noriega, who himself knows both worlds. Passion, trust, and friendship play through betrayal, intrigue and suspense leading to a surprise conclusion in the Montreal underworld and a thrilling end on the Caribbean Island of Bequia....
Randolf Harrold has been a diplomat, serving in Latin America and Europe, a counter-intelligence professional, and a development assistance teacher in East Africa. With education in International Economics and Law, he has also been a senior bureaucrat in the Federal and Provincial governments and more recently developed new technology ...
Title:Vice-Consul Panama: In Harm's WayFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:174 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.4 inShipping dimensions:8 × 5 × 0.4 inPublished:November 23, 2016Publisher:FriesenPressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1460287185

ISBN - 13:9781460287187