August 11, 2020

Colombia’s Duque faces probe over 2018 campaign funding

Bogota (AFP) – Colombia’s top electoral body said Tuesday it had launched an investigation into whether President Ivan Duque and his party violated campaign financing rules in the 2018 election that brought him to power.In a statement, the National Electoral Council said the probe would determine if Duque and his Democratic Center party committed any “violation of electoral regulations on campaign financing,” specifically related to a suspected $300,000 donation from a Venezuelan magnate.The case is based on wiretaps conducted by the public prosecutor that unveiled conversations about the alle…

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