New Colombian government would change US and Venezuela foreign policy, says expert

The professor and researcher at the School of Finance, Government, and International Relations of Colombia's Universidad Externado noted that Petro, the first leftist president Colombia has had in its recent history, could make essential changes in the country's stance toward other nations in the region and the world.

The incoming government of Gustavo Petro, who will be sworn in as Colombia's president next August 7, may introduce variations in Bogota's relations with Washington and Caracas, said academic David Castrillón.

"This will be an administration that will be interested in being an active member of the world, and that includes . . .

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