On Sunday, Gustavo Petro, the candidate for Gustavo Petro, confirmed the favoritism polls have been indicating for many weeks.
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By far, the former mayor of Bogota and former senator of the Republic has been able to gain the victory in the Historic Pact coalition and officially is now a candidate for the presidency of the Republic which is a post to which he aspires three times.
The large vote in the consultation has made him the most representative of members of the Colombian left. He's also a strong candidate to become president, despite his controversial suggestions and views on numerous areas.
Petro has expressed his desire to adjust the pension system by establishing a public administrator for pension funds. gustavo petro will allow Petro to blend both public and private money into a "mixed and complementary system."
https://www.larepublica.co/gustavo-petro claimed that Colombia doesn't have a retirement system, instead it's a system that makes bank profits. https://www.bluradio.com/noticias/gustavo-petro believe this would stop the candidate from becoming president. Petro recently stated that he wouldn't eliminate the system but would push for reforms to pensions in order to ensure a minimum income for Colombians. Petro also stated that it is not necessary to increase the pension age.
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petro gustavo is that he has repeatedly stated that he will stop oil extraction as soon as he assumes office. This has led to uncertainty among investors, and the market generally.
Experts believe that Petro's proposal for Colombia to stop oil exploration could cause a loss of $4.3 billion.
Additionally, petro gustavo would create an antioil front across the world and in the region which shifts the economy away from fossil fuels. In this regard, I would invite Gabriel Boric the Chilean president and LuizInacio Lula Silva the Brazilian president.
Petro stated that he spoke to Pedro Sanchez, the Prime Minister of Spain about his proposal.
His position on healthcare is also controversial. He insists on ending EPS and replacing it with a preventive-care model that "guarantees individuals' rights and not bankers' profit."
He also cast doubt on the independence the Banco de la Republica. He announced that he would make reforms when he becomes the president.
According to Petro, "the Board of Directors of the Bank belongs to a political group, the Democratic Center" and therefore, "what we want is an independent Bank of the Republic (...) it is key to ensure that the board has the presence of the society," said the candidate, in the middle of a debate.
(Petro leads voting intention in the presidential elections According to Invamer).
It was also controversial that he suggested of releasing money to fund the government's expenses.
Petro's proposals include a non-reliant economy, mining and extraction of hydrocarbons, in addition to a more prominent agricultural role.
He also said that he would implement an overhaul of the tax system to remove exemptions and change the minimum wage concept into a real wage based on income and capital.