Colombian Presidential Inauguration

Alvaro Uribe was sworn in as President of Colombia at the Parliament building in Bogota. He pledged in his speech to crack down on leftist… read more

Alvaro Uribe was sworn in as President of Colombia at the

Parliament building in

Bogota. He pledged in his speech to crack down on leftist guerrillas, drug

trafficking, and government corruption. Uribe was elected president in May to a four-year term, after

serving as a

senator, state governor, and as mayor of his hometown of Medellin.

Translation into English was by voiceover.

It was reported that as many as fourteen people were killed by explosions near the Parliament Building before and after the

president’s inaugural speech. close

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Colombian Presidential Inauguration

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Program ID:
171872-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
Bogota, Colombia
First Aired:
Aug 08, 2002 | 10:48am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 09, 2002 | 5:27am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Aug 08, 2002 | 10:48am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 08, 2002 | 5:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 08, 2002 | 10:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 09, 2002 | 1:54am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 09, 2002 | 5:27am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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