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Colombia / Drug Violence #123896

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 26, 1989
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Bogota, Colombia: Peter Collins) Crackdown by government in Colombia against drug traffickers updated; scenes shown of captured son of drug kingpin Jose Gonzalo Rodriguez Gacha and from Gacha's home outside Bogota, Colombia. ["El Tiempo" newspaper editor Francisco SANTOS - says Gacha will react violently.] President Bush noted sending emergency aid of military equipment to Colombia; scenes shown of arrival of helicopters. [On TV, President Virgilio BARCO - (thru translator) says there will be a fight to the end with drug traffickers.]

Collins, Peter;
Simpson, Carole

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