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Colombia / War On Drugs #125667

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 08, 1990
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Bogota, Colombia: Mark Potter) Drug war in Colombia revisited; street scenes shown. ["El Tiempo" newspaper editor Enrique CALDERON - says there is tension beneath the quiet surface.] Recent kidnappings by drug lords said to be first crisis for new Colombian President Cesar Gaviria in dealing with nation's drug traffickers. [GAVIRIA - says we will make no concessions to terrorism.] Continued police search for Pablo Escobar, head of the Medellin drug cartel, reviewed. [GAVIRIA - calls for international community to do more.] [Colombian businessman Enrique AYA - says the average man on the street is indifferent to the drug war.] [University of Miami professor Bruce BAGLEY - explains Colombians' position.] Colombia said likely to strike a deal with drug cartels unless outside help occurs.

Potter, Mark;
Sawyer, Diane

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