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Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 10/03/2011

Brookings’s Mauricio Cárdenas becomes Colombia’s minister of mines and energy

Mauricio Cárdenas, a Brookings senior fellow and director of the think tank’s Latin America Initiative, has been sworn in as Colombia’s minister of mines and energy under the administration of President Juan Manuel Santos.

He previously served as minister of economic development, minister of transport and director of the National Planning Department.

Cárdenas left his role at Brookings on Sept. 20.

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