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In Colombia, Chocó Seeks Prosperity After Fighting

Karen Juanita Carrillo Friday, Sept. 22, 2006

QUIBDÓ, CHOCÓ, Colombia -- In this part of Colombia, most people don't want to talk about the fighting between government forces and rebels in what's been a 40 year long civil war.

President Alvaro Uribe Vélez was re-elected in May to a second four-year term and he's promised to make the long-neglected state of Chocó not only safer, but more of a commercial addition to the nation's economic prosperity. ...

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