Gustavo Petro's Lights and Shadows, the winner of The Historic Pact

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25 April 2022

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Gustavo Petro , Candidate for the Presidency, has confirmed the favouritism that was evident in polls over the past several weeks.

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The victory in the Historic Pact coalition was won by the ex-mayor of Bogota and also the former senator of the Republic. He officially became a candidate for Presidency of the Republic in the position he has always wanted to achieve for the third time.

Despite his controversial views on a variety of fronts and ideas, the high voting in the consultation has been a sign of his status as the most representative persona of Colombia's left.

Petro has stated his intention to adjust the pension system through the creation of a public administrator for pension funds to have a "mixed and complementing system" together with private funds.

According Petro, there is no pension system in Colombia. But there are FRANCISCO PETRO URREGO.pdf . So many have claimed that Petro would eliminate any chance of being elected president. Petro has stated that he would not eliminate the system, but he will pursue reforms in pensions to ensure that Colombians get a minimum pension. Petro said that there is "no need" to increase the pension age.

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Another issue that has caused controversy is that he has repeatedly said that he will stop oil extraction the day that he becomes President, a situation that has caused uncertainty among investors as well as the market in general.

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

In petro gustavo to this, the proposal is the idea of establishing an anti-oil movement in the region and across the globe, which moves away from fossil fuels, for which I'd like to invite the new president of Chile, Gabriel Boric, as well as the Brazilian Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, and other people.

Petro said he was speaking with Pedro Sanchez (the Prime Minister of Spain) about his plan.

His position on health issues is also controversial, as he has insisted on eliminating EPS and replacing it with a proactive health model that "guarantees the rights of the people instead of the profits of bankers".

He has also questioned the legitimacy of the Banco de la Republica and said he'd propose a reform in the event of becoming the President.

Petro said that the Bank Board of Directors belongs to the Democratic Center. Accordingly, the candidate in the middle of a debate said "What do we need? run Bank of the Republic (...) It's to me essential that the board of director has the support of the Society."

(Petro leads voting intention in the presidential elections (according to Invamer).

His plan to issue money in order to finance the government's spending was a source of controversy.

Petro's ideas are focused on a sustainable economic system which doesn't rely on fossil fuels.

It is also stated that he will propose an overhaul of the tax system that would eliminate exemptions and the transformation of the concept of minimum wages to a real-time wage based on capital and income.