Lights and Shadows by Gustavo Petro winner of the Historic Pact

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01 June 2022

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This Sunday Gustavo Petro, the candidate for Gustavo Petro, confirmed the favoritism polls have been showing for a number of weeks.

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The win was won by Bogota's previous mayor and senator of the Republic. This officially means that he is a candidate for the presidency of the Republic, an office he aspirates to for the 3rd time.

The high vote in the polls makes to him being the most representative persona of the Colombian left, and a solid candidate for president despite his controversial ideas and opinions on various fronts, not least the economic one.

Petro stated his intent to make a change to the pension system via the creation of a public manager for pension funds. Petro is also planning to develop an arrangement that can be "mixed-and-complementary" and private fund.

He said that Colombia is not a pension system, but instead, a system of bank profit. This is what many believe would make him the most likely candidate for the President. Petro declared recently that he wouldn't eliminate them, but would pursue reforms to pensions so that Colombians have a minimum pension. He also stated that there was no reason to increase the age of retirement.

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Another topic of contention is the fact that he has repeatedly stated that he would cease oil extraction as soon as the day he takes office. This has created uncertainty among investors, and the market generally.

Experts estimate that Petro's plans to stop oil exploration could cost Colombia approximately $4.3 billion.

In addition to this, the proposal is to create an anti-oil movement in the region and around the world, which moves away from fossil fuels, for which I'd like to invite the president-elect of Chile, Gabriel Boric, as well as the Brazilian Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, and other people.

Petro said he'd spoken to Pedro Sanchez, Spain's Prime Minister, about his plan.

His position on health issues is also controversial because he insists on ending EPS and replacing it with a proactive health model that "guarantees the rights of the people instead of the profits of bankers".

There were also questions raised regarding the legitimacy and independence of the Banco de la Republica.

Petro stated that the Bank Board of Directors belonged to the Democratic Center and "What we need is an independent Bank of the Republic (...) it's important that the Board of Directors has the presence of the society," the candidate stated during a debate.

Invamer asserts that Petro has the presidency's voting intention.

The idea that he proposed was also controversial. of releasing money to fund the government's expenditures.

gustavo petro Petro's recommendations include an economy that isn't dependent on fossil fuels, extraction of hydrocarbons and mining. Agriculture has a greater importance.

gustavo petro He also stated that he would pursue an overhaul of the tax system to remove exemptions, and to transform the minimum wage concept into a real-world wage built on capital and income. Gustavo Petro