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Colombia’s former president accused of land grabbing

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Colombia’s Comptroller General on Tuesday accused former president Alvaro Uribe and the current and former agriculture ministers of illegally taking land meant for less fortunate farmers.

The Comptroller General’s report, which compiled evidence from between 2013 and 2015, highlighted 33 cases of alleged irregular accumulation of uncultivated land covering an area just over 123,482 hectares.

Source: Colombia Reports