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BOGOTA, Colombia  | Declassified US cables link Uribe to Colombia drug cartels

BOGOTA, Colombia  — As Alvaro Uribe, Colombia’s most powerful politician, was making his rise to the presidency more than two decades ago, U.S. officials were repeatedly told that the up-and-coming politician had ties to the nation’s drug cartels, according to newly declassified State Department cables. The cables were obtained and released Friday by the National … Continue reading BOGOTA, Colombia  | Declassified US cables link Uribe to Colombia drug cartels