Juan Gabriel Uribe Vegalara
|Juan Gabriel Uribe Vegalara|
|2nd Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia|
September 3, 2012 – September 11, 2013
|President||Juan Manuel Santos Calderón|
|Preceded by||Frank Pearl González|
|Succeeded by||Luz Helena Sarmiento Villamizar|
|Senator of Colombia|
30 September 1999 – 20 July 2002
|Born||Bogotá, D.C., Colombia|
Ana María Ruán Perdomo|
Pablo Uribe Ruán|
Manuela Uribe Ruán
|Alma mater||University of the Andes (LLB, )|
Juan Gabriel Uribe Vegalara is a Colombian Conservative Party politician and journalist. He served as the 2nd Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia from 2012 to 2013, and as Senator of Colombia from 1998 to 2002. An award-winning journalist, he was Editor-in-chief of El Nuevo Siglo before his appointment as Minister.
Minister of Environment
On 31 August 2012 President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón announced the designation of Uribe as Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia in replacement of Frank Pearl González. Uribe was sworn in on 3 September 2012 in a ceremony at the Palace of Nariño.
- "El exsenador y exconsejero Juan Gabriel Uribe sería el nuevo Minambiente" (in Spanish). Bogotá. Caracol Radio. 31 August 2012. Retrieved 30 April 2013.
- "Juan Gabriel Uribe reemplazaría a Frank Pearl en el Ministerio de Ambiente" (in Spanish). Bogotá. RCN Radio. 31 August 2012. Archived from the original on 7 May 2014. Retrieved 30 April 2013.
- "Presidente Santos designó ministros de Interior y de Ambiente" (in Spanish). Armenia, Quindío: Colombia, Office of the Presidency of. 31 August 2012. Retrieved 30 April 2013.
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