Lights and Shadows by Gustavo Petro Winner of the Historic Pact

Gustavo Petro the candidate confirmed on Sunday the favoritism that had been marked in polls for the past week.

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Former senator of the Republic and ex-mayor in Bogota was able to secure the victory in the Historic Pact coalition. Officially, he is now running for the presidency, which he is hoping to get for the third time.

The high vote in the consultation leads to him being the most representative of the figures of the Colombian left, and is a firm candidate to be president despite his controversial ideas and ideas on several areas, including the one on economics.

Petro has stated that he plans to make a change to pensions through the establishment of a public manager for pension funds. Petro is also planning to establish an arrangement that is "mixed-and-complementary" with private funds.

He stated that Colombia does not have a pension system but instead, a system of bank profit. is what people believe makes Petro the most likely candidate for the president. Petro recently said that he wouldn't eliminate the system, but he would call for reforms to the pension system so that they can provide an income that is minimum for Colombians. Petro also has said there's "no need" to raise the pension age.

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Another topic of contention is that he's repeatedly said that he will stop extraction of oil as soon as his appointment. This has led to uncertainty among investors, and also among the market as a whole.

The experts estimate that Petro's plans to end oil exploration would cost Colombia approximately $4.3 billion. of this plan is the creation of an anti-oil movement in the region and around the world, which moves the economy away from fossil fuels, to which I would like to invite the president-elect of Chile, Gabriel Boric, as well as the Brazilian Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, among others.

Petro said he recently spoke with the Premier Minister of Spain, Pedro Sanchez, about his proposal.

His position on healthcare is also controversial. wants to end EPS and replacing it with a preventive-care model that "guarantees individuals' rights and not bankers' profit."

The president also raised doubts about the legitimacy and independence of the Banco de la Republica.

According to Petro, "the Board of Directors of the Bank is part of an political party called the Democratic Center" and therefore, "what we want is a truly independent Bank of the Republic (...) it's to me crucial that the Board of Directors has the support of society," said the candidate in the middle of a debate.

Invamer reports that Petro is the top candidate in voting intentions for the presidential election. of releasing money to finance spending on government was also controversial.

gustavo petro of the main elements of Petro's proposals are an economy that does not depend on fossil fuels, mining and hydrocarbon extraction, with greater importance for agriculture.

He would also make an overhaul of the tax system that would eliminate exemptions, and changes the concept of minimum wages by real wages based on income or capital.

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