Colombia's former president Alvaro Uribe Velez speaks during right wing presidential candidate Ivan Duque's closing campaign rally in Bogota. Photo: Reuters

US cables link Colombia’s most powerful politician Alvaro Uribe linked to drug cartels and Pablo Escobar

They describe meetings from 1992 to 1995 between American officials and the young politician as well as others, one of which details how Uribe is a cousin of the Ochoa crime family that partnered with Escobar

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Colombia's former president Alvaro Uribe Velez speaks during right wing presidential candidate Ivan Duque's closing campaign rally in Bogota. Photo: Reuters
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