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Mauricio Pimiento

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Nationality  Colombian

Name  Mauricio Pimiento
Role  Colombian Politician
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Preceded by  Lucas Segundo Gnecco Cerchar
Succeeded by  Lucas Segundo Gnecco Cerchar
Born  March 17, 1961 (age 54) Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia (1961-03-17)
Children  Jose Martin Pimiento Martinez Maria Cristina Pimiento Martinez
Alma mater  Universidad Libre American University
Party  Social Party of National Unity
Spouse  Adela Cuello, Janis Martinez
Education  Free University of Colombia, American University

Political party  Social National Unity

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Mauricio Pimiento Barrera (born March 17, 1961) is a Colombian politician, former Senator of Colombia.[1] Pimiento was arrested on February 16, 2007 after being involved in the Para-political scandal.[2] On May 16, 2008 Colombian justice condemned Pimiento to 7 years in prison for conspirating with a terrorist group and electoral fraud.


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Early life

Pimiento studied law and graduated from the Universidad Libre and has a master in Law from the American University in the United States.


Pimiento has been Secretary General and Sub-Director of the National Institute of Social Security and General Director of the Co-Financing Fund for the Rural Sector.

With the political support of the Araujo family in Valledupar he became Governor of the Cesar Department between 1995 and 1997. he was later elected as Senator of Colombia, participating in the first senate committee.[3]

Parapolitica scandal

Pimiento was arrested February 16, 2007 after being involved in the Para-political scandal.[4]


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