Drug Surveillance Flights Resuming In Colombia

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A17656-2003Aug19.html Drug interdiction flights in Colombia, which were halted in 2001 when a plan carrying American missionaries was downed erroneously in Peru, are on the verge of resuming. U.S. Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld announced the plan at a news conference with his Colombian counterpart in Bogata. A Peruvian fighter jet guided by a CIA surveillance plane shot down the missionary plane, killing Veronica Bowers and her daughter, Charity. Investigators said procedural and language problems, as . . .

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