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Cocaine Continues to Pour Through U.S.-Mexican Border


February 1993

Despite massive expansions of U.S. Customs operations at the Mexican border and expenditures of hundreds of millions of dollars in drug-related military drug interdiction costs, cocaine continues to pour through the U.S.-Mexican border, according to evidence marshalled for a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) "Frontline" program titled "What Happened to the Drug War?" (Joe Rosenbloom, "U.S. Losing Drug War on the Border," Dallas Morning News, 1/31/93).

Among the statistics cited by coproducer and reporter for the Frontline program Joe Rosenbloom: