BBC News | 4/24/2009 12:00:00 AM
Colombia drug lord 'funded Uribe'
Apr 24 -- A drug lord imprisoned in US has said that he and his illegal paramilitary army funded the 2002 election campaign of Colombian President Alvaro Uribe.
He was extradited to the US by the president in 2007, and imprisoned by a New York court for drug trafficking.
A denial has been issued by Fabio Echeverry, who managed President Uribe's campaign finances in 2001.
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