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It was estimated that for the period 1990 to 2003 household consumption grew at an average annual rate of 1.8%. The primary export from Colombia to the United States is crude oil. If you have any questions regarding CPP Platinum Protection, please contact Aon Affinity at 1‐800‐453‐4047. The 2 main guerrilla armies, the FARC and the ELN, as well as the much smaller EPL and other groups, commanded an estimated total of 21,645 full-time guerrillas operating in more than 100 semiautonomous groups throughout the country.

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