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Alvaro Araujo Castro

Alvaro Araujo Castro is a Colombian politician [*] and the leader of the ALAS-Team Colombia political movement.

After graduating as Economist from the Externado University in Bogota, 27-year old Araujo ran for the Chamber of Representatives, representing the Colombian Liberal Party and was elected. Two years later, along with his father, he founded a dissident political movement called Alternative for Social Advance (Alas). After his second term in the Chamber of Representatives, in 2002 he ran for the Senate receiving more than half of his votes from the department of Cesar and Bogota, where he got the highest vote for someone from the Caribbean Region. His movement supported Alvaro Uribe for the Presidency of Colombia. [*]

Araujo is son of Alvaro Araujo Noguera, brother of Maria Consuelo Araujo, and nephew of former Colombian minister of Culture Consuelo Araujo. He is also a cousin of Cesar Department's governor Hernando Molina.

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Caracol.com.co - Gustavo Petro acusa al senador Alvaro Araujo de tener vinculos paramilitares

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terra.com.co Alas Equipo Colombia - Perfiles de sus lideres: Alvaro Araujo

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