August 4, 2020

Colombia ex-president says he’ll be arrested over witness tampering

Bogota (AFP) – Former president Alvaro Uribe said Tuesday that Colombia’s Supreme Court has issued an arrest warrant against him for witness tampering.”Being deprived of my freedom is very sad for me, my wife, my family and for the Colombians who still think I did something good for the homeland,” Uribe wrote on Twitter.The court itself has not published its decision but local media say Uribe, now a senator, is to be held under house arrest.The 68-year-old, who is the political mentor of current leader Ivan Duque and the head of the ruling Democratic Center party, was president from 2002-10 an…


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