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Biography for Alvaro Uribe

First Name: Alvaro
Last Name: Uribe
Title: President of Colombia
Country: Colombia
Date of Birth: 04/07/1952
Family: Uribe is the first of five children born to Alberto Uribe Sierra and Laura Vélez. His mother had served as councilwoman and his father was a wealthy landowner and cattle rancher.
Spouses: Lina Moreno de Uribe (current)
Children: Tomás (male) Jerónimo (male)
Education: 1970 Graduated from the Jorge Robledo Institute 1977 Law Degree from the University of Antioquia 1993 Finished a specialization in Administration and Management at Harvard University 1998-2000 Senior associate member at St Antony's College, Oxford University in England
Politics: Independent
CV: 1976 Chief of assets for the Public Enterprises of Medellína (Empresas Públicas de Medellín) 1977-1978 Secretary General of the Ministry of Labor 1980-1982 Director of Civil Aviation 1982 Mayor of Medellín 1984-1986 Served as councilman for the city 1986-1990 Elected as one of Antioquia's senators 1990-1994 Elected again as one of Antioquia's senators 1995-1997 Governor of the department of Antioquia May 2002- Elected President of Colombia 28 May 06- Reelected for a second term as President of Colombia
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