Former Colombian President Indicted for Fraud and Bribery; Faces Three Investigations

The ruling is a major victory for Uribe’s alleged victim, opposition Senator Ivan Cepeda, who had filed the appeal.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A court indicted Colombia’s former President Alvaro Uribe on Friday, November 6th, after the government prosecutors failed to follow up on fraud and bribery charges against the politician.

The Supreme Court had already filed criminal charges and placed Uribe under house arrest, but agreed to transfer his case to a lower court after the politician resigned from the Senate.

Uribe’s renunciation of his congressional privileges allowed a . . .

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