Colombia sheds cocaine capital image as economy grows

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Colombia’s days of drugs, “narcos” and dogged warfare are fading — even if a certain Netflix show is heating up.

Once Pablo Escobar’s battleground for drug war, Colombia is shedding its image as a cocaine capital, countering that with an economy that’s growing, weaving closer ties with the U.S., and taking steps to end its civil war.

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