The left is on the verge of power in a Colombia that demands change

In a country tired of the violence of the armed conflict, drug trafficking and crime, corruption, poverty, and inequality that surfaced in last year's social protests, Petro, senator and former mayor of Bogota, found fertile ground for his discourse of change.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Six candidates will compete for the Presidency of Colombia on May 29 in elections in which the left can capitalize on the change demanded by the country to reach power for the first time, with Gustavo Petro the favorite in all polls.

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