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Colombia / Drug War / Hoyos Murder #112048

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 25, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: Mark Potter) Murder of Colombia attorney general Carlos Hoyos near Medellin, Colombia, by drug dealers' cartel reported; details given, scenes shown. [HOYOS - (thru translator) says must use extradition treaty with United States to fight drug traffickers.] Current trial of drug kingpin Carlos Lehder noted. [DEA spokesperson Jack HOOK - says extradition is best weapon of United States and Colombian govts.] Last year's cancelling of extradition treaty by Colombia detailed. Hoyos' death said example of drug traffickers' terrorizing of highest levels of government

Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Mark

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