UPDATE: On Tuesday, Colombia’s national agency of legal defense threatened to sue Walmart over the sweaters, saying that the product description linking Colombia with cocaine was offensive and damaging. Colombian officials told the daily newspaper El Tiempo that they were preparing documents requesting reparations for the damage done before the sweaters were removed from the site. If Walmart does not agree to its terms, the officials plan to file a lawsuit.
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