22 Facts About Alvaro Uribe

1. In 2012, Alvaro Uribe joined the Leadership Council of Concordia, a nonprofit organization in New York City that creates public-private partnerships.

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2. In 2011, President Alvaro Uribe was granted an honorary award by the Latin American Student Association of Georgetown, for his leadership and commitment with the Latin American community of the university.

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3. On 4 February 2005 Alvaro Uribe was created knight collar of the Order of Isabella the Catholic by King Juan Carlos of Spain.

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4. In 2004, Alvaro Uribe successfully sought a Congressional amendment to the Colombian Constitution of 1991 which allowed him to run for a second term as president.

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5. Alvaro Uribe got Uribe, Correa, and Chavez to shake hands.

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6. On 30 December 2005, President Alvaro Uribe signed a free trade agreement with Mercosur and gives Colombian products preferential access to the market of 230 million people.

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7. Alvaro Uribe is recognized as a supporter of the US war on terror, and the invasion of Iraq.

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8. Alvaro Uribe showed a picture of Santiago Uribe, the President's brother, together with Fabio Ochoa, a drug dealer, in 1985.

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9. Alvaro Uribe was elected governor of the department of Antioquia for the 1995 to 1997 term.

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10. Alvaro Uribe was elected one of Antioquia's senators from 1986 to 1990 and again from 1990 to 1994.

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11. Alvaro Uribe left this position to become Mayor of Medellin in 1982 serving for five months.

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12. Alvaro Uribe served as Secretary General of the Ministry of Labor under Alfonso Lopez Michelsen from 1977 to 1978.

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13. Alvaro Uribe served on the Medellin city council between 1984 and 1986.

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14. Alvaro Uribe studied Law at the University of Antioquia and he graduated in 1977.

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15. Alvaro Uribe graduated in 1970 from the Colegio Jorge Robledo.

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16. Alvaro Uribe was born in Medellin, the oldest of five children.

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17. Alvaro Uribe was elected senator in the 2014 parliamentary election and took office in July 2014.

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18. Alvaro Uribe was Senator between 1986 and 1994 and finally Governor of Antioquia between 1995 and 1997 before he was elected President of Colombia in 2002.

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19. Alvaro Uribe was named Mayor of Medellin in October 1982 by Belisario Betancur.

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20. Alvaro Uribe has held office in the Empresas Publicas de Medellin and in the Ministry of Labor and was the director of the Special Administrative Unit of Civil Aeronautics.

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21. Alvaro Uribe started his political career in his home department of Antioquia.

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22. Alvaro Uribe focused his political career and became a member of the center-left Colombian Liberal Party.

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