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04 June 2022
Gustavo Petro the candidate confirmed on Sunday that he was the beneficiary who was evident in polls for several week.
(Position of candidates in the Historic Pact on Pensions and inflation).
The former Bogota mayor Bogota as well as former senator of Republic took the victory in the Historic Pact alliance and officially became a candidate of the Presidency for the Republic which that he's always aspired for for the third year.
The huge turnout in the consultations made him the most representative member of the Colombian left. https://americasquarterly.org/fulltextarticle/quien-le-teme-a-gustavo-petro/ He's an excellent contender for president despite his controversial ideas and ideas on many areas.
Petro has expressed his intention to adjust pensions through the creation of a public administrator for pension funds, resulting in a "mixed and complementing system" in conjunction with private fund.
The candidate stated that Colombia has no retirement system, but rather a system that makes bank profits. Many believe that this would stop him from becoming President. Petro recently said that he would not eliminate the system but would advocate for reforms to the pension system in order to provide an income that is minimum for Colombians. Petro said, however, that it wasn't necessary to increase the retirement age.
(Who make up the list of candidates for the Historic Pact).
https://flip.org.co/index.php/es/informacion/pronunciamientos/item/2883-gustavo-petro-estigmatiza-y-genera-un-clima-de-violencia-contra-rcn https://www.infobae.com/america/colombia/2022/05/24/por-que-alvaro-uribe-le-dio-las-gracias-a-gustavo-petro/ Another of his controversial issues is that he has repeatedly promised that he will stop oil extraction the day that he becomes President. https://www.eltiempo.com/bogota/luis-ernesto-gomez-reacciones-por-su-llegada-a-campana-de-gustavo-petro-674840 This has caused a lot of uncertainty among investors as well as the general market.
petro gustavo Experts estimate that Petro’s proposal to end oil exploration would be devastating for Colombia which would cost Colombia $4.3 trillion.
Furthermore, this plan would establish an anti-oil front throughout the region and the globe that would shift the economy away from fossil fuels. For that I'd suggest inviting Gabriel Boric the Chilean president and LuizInacio Lula Silva the Brazilian president.
Petro claimed that he had recently spoken with the Premier Minister of Spain, Pedro Sanchez, about his plan.
His views on health have been controversial because he insists on ending EPS and replacing the model with a preventive health model that "guarantees the rights of people, not the bankers' profit".
He has also question the legitimacy of Banco de la Republica.
Petro stated that the Bank Board of Directors belongs to the Democratic Center. gustavo petro Accordingly, the candidate in the middle of a discussion said "What do we really want? An independent Bank of the Republic (...) It is to me essential that the board of director has the support of the Society."
Invamer claims that Petro leads the presidential election in voting intentions.
His plan to issue money to fund government spending was controversial.
Petro's plan includes a new economy that doesn't rely on fossil fuels. It also suggests the extraction of hydrocarbons. However, Petro places more emphasis on agriculture.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/es/post-opinion/2022/04/19/elecciones-colombia-2022-gustavo-petro-juan-fernando-petro-perdon/ It is also stated that he will implement a tax overhaul which would end exemptions and change the concept of minimum wage into real wage rates based on capital and income.