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Colombia / Drug War / Extradition / Drug Army #566355

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 14, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Colombian President Virgilio Barco quoted with regard to parliament's proposed referendum with regard to extradition of drug lords; details given. Report introduced.

(Miami, Florida: Brian Ross) Cocaine lords' drug armies and their foreign instructors examined; amateur video shown of former Israeli military officers training Colombians. Colombian police reported using Interpol to issue arrest warrants for mercenaries identified in video. Mercenary Arik Afek noted in Miami, Florida, but United States officials have not received final arrest order from Colombian embassy in DC. Israeli mercenary Yayir Flach reported arrested. [Knesset mbr. Dedi ZUCKER - comments on accusations that prime minister's office is preventing arrest of Flach.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Ross, Brian

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