BBC News | 2/26/2010 12:00:00 AM
Colombian judges deny Alvaro Uribe third term poll
Feb 26--The Colombian constitutional court has rejected a referendum which could have led to President Alvaro Uribe running for a third term in office.
Mr Uribe won an amendment in 2005 that let him run for a second term in 2006.
The president remains popular in Colombia, but the constitution bars him from being a candidate again.
He had not said publicly that he hoped to stand in the 30 May election but analysts expected that he would.
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