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Colombia orders political boss arrested

Colombian prosecutors on Friday ordered the arrest of a prominent political boss for alleged involvement in a kidnapping at the heart of a scandal tying Colombia’s political elite to right-wing paramilitary groups. Alvaro Araujo Noguera’s arrest was ordered after his daughter, Maria Consuelo Araujo, was forced to resign as Colombia’s foreign minister last week. Her brother, Sen. Alvaro Araujo Castro, was jailed earlier on charges of colluding with the illegal paramilitaries and orchestrating the kidnapping of a political rival — the same crime to which his father was linked. Full Story

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