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Fernando Araújo Perdomo (born c. 1955 in Cartagena, Bolivar) is a Colombian politician. He was the Minister of Development during the administration of Andrés Pastrana. He resigned from this post after the Chambacú land deal scandal. He was later kidnapped by the FARC-EP guerrillas and held for six years until he eventually escaped. Two months later after his liberation, president Álvaro Uribe appointed him as Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Araújo graduated from high school in the Colegio La Salle in the city of Cartagena, he then moved to Bogotá and studied Civil engineering at the Pontifical Xavierian University

Araújo resigned after Ignacio Gómez published in El Espectador the note "Chambacú, corral de empresarios", in which he was accused of participating in a corrupt land deal.

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