Gaviria Girds for Drug Battle COLOMBIA'S NEW PRESIDENT
Stan Yarbro,, The Christian Science Monitor
CESAR GAVIRIA, the economist who will be inaugurated today as Colombia's new president, has put industrialized nations on notice that they must provide more help in his country's battle for survival against drug traffickers.
Mr. Gaviria set the tone for his foreign policy on a recent tour of Western Europe and the United States, in which he emphasized that a successful antidrug war required public support, and that that could be sustained only if Colombia was treated more equitably in trade and other matters.
"Colombia is on the front line, and our survival is at stake," the president-elect said at a July press conference after meeting with President Bush. "Our …
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