Ex-President Uribe Arrested in Colombia

Listen to ¿Pero Por Qué? podcast for in-depth Latin American news, politics and history in English.

This episode, we’re back with the story behind Colombian president Álvaro Uribe’s political rise and fall, after he was recently put under house arrest by the country’s Supreme Court. We start off with a brief history of Colombia, before covering the contemporary political landscape.


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