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US-Mexico Relations / Border Search #94331

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 17, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) United States Customs' intensive search of vehicles entering United States from Mexico, ostensibly in effort to locate kidnapped Drug Enforcement Agency ofr. Enrique Camarena (Salazar) and terrorist abductors, said actually designed to pressure Mexico into increase its efforts in case; films shown. [Jeweler Carlos VALEJO, restaurateur Leon LELEVIER - note search is hurting business] [DEA administration Francis MULLEN - is disappointed in Mexico's attitude.] Camarena' s possible death and United States officials' concern that incident will lead to similar attacks against agents in Colombia noted. [MULLEN - describes reward offered by drug traffickers for himself and other DEA representatives] Wednesday's seizure of cocaine from Colombian airlines plane in Miami, Florida, recalled; Colombian traffickers mentioned claiming death threats and bounties on drug agents are coming from United States counterparts.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Donaldson, Sam;
Peterson, Roger

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