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Mexico / Drugs #399898

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 15, 1995
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(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Report introduced.

(Mexico City: Lucia Newman) Mexico's growing use of the military instead of the police in combatting drug growing and drug interdiction featured; scenes shown from the fields. [Guerrero state Mexican army General Enrique SALGADO, Colonel Alajandro DANIELS - say it is a widespread problem.] [Narcotics trafficking expert Jorge CHABAT - (thru translator) says the army is used because of police corruption.] The view from the United States that the region's armies should play a bigger role in the drug wars noted. [Narcotics trafficking expert Marcos KAPLA - (thru translator) worries about the use of the military.]

Reporter(s):
Bowker, Hilary;
Newman, Lucia
Duration:
00:02:30

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