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Colombia / Election / Drug War #128819

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 28, 1990
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Bogota, Colombia: John Quinones) Election of Cesar Gaviria as new president of Colombia examined; scenes shown; details recalled of campaign violence that was blamed on Medellin drug cartel. [GAVIRIA - (thru translator) says we will win fight against violence.] [GAVIRIA - says drug problem will not be solved without help from United States and others.] Need to capture Pablo Escobar, head of Medellin cartel, cited. [Newspaper editor Juan Manuel SANTOS - says organization will collapse if its head is cut off.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Quinones, John

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