Fernando Araújo Perdomo Politician

Fernando Araújo Perdomo (born c. 1955 in Cartagena, Bolivar) is a Colombian politician. He was the Minister of Development during the administration of Andrés Pastrana. He resigned from this post after the Chambacú land deal scandal. He was later kidnapped by the FARC-EP guerrillas and held for six years until he eventually escaped. Two months later after his liberation, president Álvaro Uribe appointed him as Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Personal facts

Fernando Araújo Perdomo
Birth dateJune 27, 1955
Birth place
Colombia , Cartagena Colombia , Bolívar Department
Nationality
Colombian people
Religion
Catholic Church
Education
Pontifical Xavierian University
Profession
Civil engineer

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Office holder

office
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Minister of Economic Development
party
Colombian Conservative Party
president
successor

Fernando Araújo Perdomo on Wikipedia

External resources

  1. http://feraraujo.com