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Colombia court convicts Uribe aides of spying on opponents
Feb 28, 2015 Ξ No Comments

Colombia court convicts Uribe aides of spying on opponents

posted by The Associated Press

Colombia’s supreme court has convicted two close aides of former president Alvaro Uribe for organizing a spying ring that illegally intercepted the communications of some of the conservative leader’s top  Full Article »

Peace talks

Uribe meets with US Congressmen to seek support for Colombia opposition
Feb 13, 2015 Ξ No Comments

Uribe meets with US Congressmen to seek support for Colombia opposition

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe met with Senator Marco Rubio and three US house representatives to seek foreign support for his opposition to ongoing peace talks with rebel group FARC  Full Article »

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Uribe kicks off trip to Washington but keeps meetings secret
Feb 11, 2015 Ξ No Comments

Uribe kicks off trip to Washington but keeps meetings secret

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe left for Washington DC on Tuesday to seek support for his opposition to peace talks with rebel group FARC. The president would not reveal who  Full Article »

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Colombia’s political plurality nearly reduced to ‘Communists’ vs ‘Fascists’
Feb 10, 2015 Ξ No Comments

Colombia’s political plurality nearly reduced to ‘Communists’ vs ‘Fascists’

posted by Adriaan Alsema

The political battle between Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and his predecessor, Alvaro Uribe, has reached a record low after the head of state implied the “extreme right” opposition leader is “using fascist  Full Article »

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Colombia congress bans Uribe’s US trip to seek opposition support in Washington
Feb 7, 2015 Ξ No Comments

Colombia congress bans Uribe’s US trip to seek opposition support in Washington

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombia’s Congress has disallowed former President Alvaro Uribe to travel to the United States where he hopes to garner political support for his opposition to ongoing peace talks with leftist rebels.

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Uribe to visit US to meet lawmakers over Colombia peace talks: Report
Feb 5, 2015 Ξ No Comments

Uribe to visit US to meet lawmakers over Colombia peace talks: Report

posted by Rebecca Florey

Former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe will travel to Washington DC next week to meet with US lawmakers, reported Colombian weekly Semana on Thursday.

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Uribe administration directly involved in Supreme Court wiretaps: Former chief justice
Feb 5, 2015 Ξ No Comments

Uribe administration directly involved in Supreme Court wiretaps: Former chief justice

posted by Nat Smith

The former President of Colombia’s Supreme Court has accused ex-Colombian President Alvaro Uribe of being directly involved in the wiretapping of the Supreme Court and others seemingly deemed inconvenient to the former administration.

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Was Uribe complicit in a 1997 paramilitary massacre?
Feb 4, 2015 Ξ No Comments

Was Uribe complicit in a 1997 paramilitary massacre?

posted by Adriaan Alsema

A Medellin court ordered the investigation of former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe for his alleged involvement in a 1997 massacre that has been haunting the former head of state in spite the fact  Full Article »

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Prosecutors seek former spy chief’s help in investigating top Uribe aides, in vain says attorney
Feb 3, 2015 Ξ No Comments

Prosecutors seek former spy chief’s help in investigating top Uribe aides, in vain says attorney

posted by Rebecca Florey

Colombia’s Prosecutor General’s Office is seeking the help of the country’s recently arrested former spy chief to amplify investigations against top aides of former President Alvaro Uribe.

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Will Uribe’s former spy chief blow whistle on Colombia’s divisive ex-president?
Feb 2, 2015 Ξ No Comments

Will Uribe’s former spy chief blow whistle on Colombia’s divisive ex-president?

posted by Rebecca Florey

The former director of Colombia’s now-defunct spy agency DAS could receive benefits if she helps prosecutors determine whether former President Alvaro Uribe was involved in the illegal spying of the Supreme  Full Article »

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