Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu served the Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, dessert in a shoe--highly offensive to Japanese. Several Israeli officials and diplomats voiced disbelief, as the Japanese are known not to wear shoes at home or often even at work.
President Jackson’s portrait was prominently featured at a White House event honoring Native Americans; he’s known for an act resulting in thousands of Native American deaths. Trump also called Sen. Elizabeth Warren “Pocahontas,” considered by some a racial slur.
Manuel Noriega was a military ruler who seized control of Panama as de facto dictator in the 1980s. Following a failed military coup, the United States invaded Panama on December 20, 1989, and Noriega surrendered to the U.S. on January 3, 1990. After decades in prison, the former military leader died in Panama City on May 29, 2017, due to complications from brain surgery. He was 83.