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Canadian oil firm accused in Colombia

Monday, September 2, 2019


Colombia’s prosecution is investigating whether bankrupt Canadian oil company Pacific Rubiales was illegally financing the 2014 presidential campaigns of former President Juan Manuel Santos and his opponent, according to weekly Semana.

Pacific, which is now called Frontera Energy, is suspected of having contributed $2 million to the campaigns of Santos and his then-opponent Oscar Ivan Zuluaga.