Tag: Colombian government

On his first day of work, the new president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, launched the tax reform promised in his campaign. It is the most important initiative of his administration, just like Gabriel Boric's Tax Reform in Chile. GENERAL CONTEXT The...
The challenges facing Colombia's President Gustavo Petro are varied. Poverty, inequality, internal violence, and the still existing effects of the pandemic are some of the issues to be addressed by the president. In this sense, after the transition meeting between...
The Colombian president, Gustavo Petro, and his Chilean counterpart, Gabriel Boric, met today, Monday, for the first time and agreed to continue Latin American integration, in addition to addressing Colombia's peace process, of which Chile was a guarantor. "We have...
The guerrillas of the dissidents of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) announced today that they are willing to start peace negotiations with the government of President-elect Gustavo Petro. "The FARC has proposed, by conception and conviction, the political...
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...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A few days ago, the president of Colombia, Iván Duque, announced the end of the sanitary emergency in the country. It was a temporary measure implemented to face the covid-19 pandemic to guarantee the protection...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Colombia is the only Latin American country with NATO "global partner" status. Bogota has contributed to anti-piracy patrols in the Horn of Africa, and Colombian experts have provided mine clearance training to allies and...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The president-elect of Colombia, leftist Gustavo Petro, proposed this Sunday that Latin American countries unite to talk with the United States and lay the groundwork for an "energy transition" in the face of the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Reforms to continue with economic growth and advance in rights, an unprecedented polarization in Colombia and discontent due to unsatisfied social demands are among the challenges that whoever wins the Colombian presidential elections will...



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