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CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) - In a show of solidarity, President Clinton visited Colombia Wednesday with $1.3 billion in U.S. aid aimed at propping up the SouthAmerican nation's fight against drugs, insurgents and recession.
His nine-hour visit was confined to the scenic Caribbean port city of Cartagena, site of a major hemispheric drug summit 10 years ago and far from the violence and poppy and coca fields that yield much of the cocaine and hero
in used in the U.S.
Clinton's trip sought to boost Colombian President Andres Pastrana's $7.5 billion initiative to ease the narco-traffickers' grip on his nation, make peace with insurgents financed by drug profits, rev up the …