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Colombian “para-political” scandal may hurt trade

A scandal over suspected Colombian government links to illegal right-wing militias could hamper President Alvaro Uribe’s bid to clinch a free-trade deal with the United States. Sen. Alvaro Araujo, the brother of Colombia’s foreign minister, was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of financing drug-running paramilitaries who have committed atrocities in a the name of fighting leftist rebels. Full Story

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