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Colombia Senate backs Uribe vote

Colombia's Senate has overwhelmingly backed a referendum on allowing President Alvaro Uribe to stand for an unprecedented third term in 2010.

Colombia Senate backs Uribe vote

A vote in favour would amend the constitution to allow the same right to any president.

Opinion polls indicate that more than 80% of Colombians would currently approve the change.

Opposition leaders say allowing the change would pave the way for the erosion of democracy in Colombia.
 
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