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Colombia / Drug Violence / De Greiff #328766

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 29, 1989
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Bogota, Colombia: Mark Phillips) Bombing in Bogota, Colombia, reported; details given of escalating drug war, scenes shown. Drug lords reported opposing possible extradition of money launderer Eduardo Martinez Romero; scenes shown. Fabio Ochoa, father of Jorge Ochoa and Fabio Ochoa Vasquez, reported sending letter to President Virgilio Barco; letter quoted on screen. [Justice minister Monica de GREIFF - rejects Ochoa's letter.] Colombian officials reported capturing another money launderer, Abraham Majuat; scenes shown. Govt. document quoted on screen with regard to drug lord Jose Gonzalo Rodriguez Gacha paying Israeli and South African mercenaries to train his assassination squad. [Terrorism expert Paul WILKINSON -comments.]

Phillips, Mark;
Schieffer, Bob

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