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Drugs and money laundering in Panama hearing before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, second session, January 28, 1988. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Narcotics, Control of -- United States,
  • Money laundering -- Panama,
  • Narcotics and crime -- United States,
  • Drug traffic -- Panama

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesS. hrg -- 100-654.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 57 p. :
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17672519M

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