ANALYSIS - Colombia to face sell-off if Uribe doesn't run


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  • Friday, 13 Nov 2009

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian stocks and bonds will fall if market-friendly President Alvaro Uribe is barred by the courts from running for a third term next year, a ruling that would upset investors but create buying opportunities.

The conservative leader is admired by voters and market players for his U.S.-backed crackdown on Marxist rebels.

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