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José Fernando Bautista Quintero

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Succeeded by  Carlos Cure Cure
Name  Jose Bautista

Preceded by  Cesar Pardo Villalba
President  Alvaro Uribe Velez
Role  Colombian Politician
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President  Juan Manuel Santos Calderon
Preceded by  Maria Luisa Chiappe de Villa
Education  Free University of Colombia
Political party  Social Party of National Unity

Succeeded by  David Guerrero Perez

José Fernando Bautista Quintero is a Colombian lawyer and politician. Bautista was appointed Ambassador of Colombia to Venezuela by President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón to mend relations with the administration of President Hugo Chávez Frías after the 2010 Colombia–Venezuela diplomatic crisis that had driven the two neighbouring nations to the brink of armed conflict. He has also served as the President of the Agrarian Bank of Colombia, Minister of Communications, Mayor of Cúcuta, and Colombian Consul in Pretoria, and São Paulo.


Minister of Communications

In 1996 while serving as General Secretary of the Colombian Liberal Party, President Ernesto Samper Pizano appointed Bautista as Deputy Minister of Communications, officially being sworn in on 27 August 1996. The next year on 26 August 1997, Bautista was appointed Minister of Communications replacing his former boss Saulo Arboleda Gómez.

Personal life

He was born in Cúcuta to Jorge Bautista Hernández and Blanca Quintero Mora.


José Fernando Bautista Quintero Wikipedia

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