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Mexico / Mass Graves / Drug Trafficking / Police #183988

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 30, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Juarez: Mike von Fremd) The investigation in Mexico of mass graves likely linked to the drug trade featured; scenes shown from Juarez, Mexico, where some United States informants may be buried. [FBI special agent David ALBA - comments.] [Mexican legislator Senator Adolfo AGUILAR ZINZER - admits the involvement of Mexican police with the cartel.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Woodruff) The extent of drug-related killings in Mexico often with the involvement of the government examined. [Former DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) head Thomas CONSTANTINE - says police officers often do the murdering.] [Human Rights Watch Joel SOLOMON - says Mexican authorities are reluctant to prosecute.] The United States financial support for Mexico's anti-drug practices noted. [Office of National Drug Control Policy director retired General Barry McCAFFREY - defends the US-Mexico partnership.]

Jennings, Peter;
Woodruff, Bob;
von Fremd, Mike

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