Colombia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Suspended Amid Investigation

(Bloomberg) -- Colombia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Alvaro Leyva was suspended over potential irregularities in a bidding process for the provision of passports in the country.

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Leyva may have breached rules by declaring the tender void without legal and technical foundations, the Inspector General Office’s said in a statement.

The suspension is for three months. The Foreign Affairs Ministry didn’t immediately respond to a written request for comment.

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