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Terrorism / South America #713986

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Nov 07, 2002
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Mike Boettcher) CNN exclusive on tracking the terrorists along the border where Brazil, Paraguay & Argentina intersect featured; details given of reports of a meeting in this isolated area of top terrorist operatives to plan attacks against US & Israeli targets. [Argentina secretary of intelligence Miguel TOMA†- {thru translator} says we need to react to a possible terrorist attack.] Argentina's activity in investigating global terrorist groups & their connection outlined. [Argentine counterterrorism police Roberto ONTIVERO†- {thru translator} cites the terrorists' need for collaboration.] Fuzzy photo shown of Imad Mugnyah†, one of the world's most wanted terrorists linked to the Beirut, Lebanon & Buenos Aires, Argentina, bombings. [TOMA - {thru translator} says there is a direct correlation between terrorism in South America & the US.] How the terrorists have now spread out through South America detailed. [Chilean investigating magistrate Judge Jaime NAVIA†- {thru translator} talks about the investigation.] The small, low-key nature of the terrorist meeting discussed.

Brown, Aaron;
Boettcher, Mike

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