María Consuelo Araújo

Politician

1971 –

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Who is María Consuelo Araújo?

María Consuelo Araújo Castro is a Colombian politician. In 2006 she was appointed Minister of Foreign Relations of the government of President Álvaro Uribe Vélez. She had previously served as Minister of Culture from 2002 to 2006.

On 19 February 2007, she resigned her ministerial portfolio following the arrest of her brother, Senator Álvaro Araújo Castro, investigated and condenated as co-author of support to paramilitary groups active in the country's ongoing internal conflict. Her father, Álvaro Araújo Noguera is under investigation for the same crimes.

She recommended Fernando Araújo Perdomo and he was appointed as new Minister by the President.

Maria Consuela Araujo has been Chief Executive Officer of Gran Colombia Gold Corp. since August 20, 2010.

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Born
Oct 27, 1971
Valledupar
Siblings
Spouses
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • Colombia
Profession
Education
  • Universidad Externado de Colombia
Lived in
  • Valledupar

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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