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Haiti / Drug Trafficking #319820

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 15, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Rita Braver) Justice Department officials reported announcing Haitian Colonel Jean-Claude Paul under federal grand jury drug investigation in Miami, Florida. Justice Department noted describing case as sensitive. Paul's connection to election violence discussed. Paul reported supporting civilian president Leslie Manigat. Impact of Paul indictment upon Manigat's fragile government discussed. [Witness and Miami busman. Asvaldo QUINTANA - says arranged drug deals for Paul.] Drug trafficking route illustration [ASBALDO - describes Paul's role in deal.] Asbaldo quoted regarding lack of Justice Department protection. Justice Department officials noted unavailable to comment on Asbaldo's accusations. Indictment proceedings discussed.

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

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