Mexcio's Ernesto Zedillo: I WANT JUSTICE

MEXICO'S PRESIDENT TALKS TOUGH ABOUT DRUG TRAFFIC

Just three days before the arrest of Cali chieftain Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela in Colombia, Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo discussed his nation's involvement in the drug war with a group of TIME journalists. Meeting with Zedillo in his office at the Los Pinos presidential residence were managing editor James R. Gaines, editor at large Karsten Prager and Latin American bureau chief Laura Lopez.

TIME: How do drug trafficking and drug money affect government?

Zedillo: We know that the traffickers move huge amounts of money, most of which doesn't remain in Mexico. The bulk of the money stays in either the consuming or...

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