Colombian Congress Approves New Extradition Law

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Thursday, January 1, 1998
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
14
Issue: 
1
13-14
Abstract: 
On November 26, 1997, the Colombian Congress approved a new extradition law that will enable its government to extradite nationals, but only prospectively. Because of the requested U.S. extradition for current Cali cartel members and the controversy over their corrupt influence over the current Samper Administration, the vote will continue controversy ... [more]