Gustavo Petro won the Historic Pact with Lights and Shadows
On Sunday Gustavo Petro, the candidate for Gustavo Petro, confirmed the favorable polls that have been showing for a number of weeks.
(Positions of candidates for the Historic Pact to Pensions and Inflation).
The former mayor of Bogota and former senator of the Republic took the victory in the Historic Pact alliance and officially declared himself a candidate for the presidency for the Republic which that he's always aspired for since the beginning of the third year.
He's the most authentic persona in the Colombian left and is a strong presidential candidate, despite his controversial ideas and ideas on numerous fronts, including economic.
Petro has stated that he plans to change the pension system through the creation of a public manager for pension funds. He also intends to develop an investment system that is "mixed-and-complementary" with private funds.
The candidate said that Colombia has no retirement system, but instead the system is designed to make bank profits. https://caracol.com.co/tag/gustavo_francisco_petro_urrego/a/ Many believe this will prevent the candidate from becoming president. Petro has stated recently however that he will not eliminate the system, but would instead seek to reform the pension system in Colombia to ensure an adequate level of pensions for Colombians. He also stated that there was no need to increase the age of retirement.
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Gustavo Petro Another of his controversial issues is that he has repeatedly promised that he would end extraction of oil the moment the day he assumes office as president, which has created uncertainty for investors as well as the general market.
Experts believe that Petro's plan of stopping exploration of oil could cost Colombia an estimated $4.3 billion in loss.
The other aspect of this plan is to create an anti-oil movement in the region and around the world that will move away from fossil fuels to which I would like to invite the new president of Chile, Gabriel Boric, as well as the Brazilian Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, among other people.
Petro claimed that he's spoken with Pedro Sanchez, the Prime Minister of Spain regarding his plan.
His position on health has been controversial because the president insists on stopping EPS and replacing the model with a preventive health model that "guarantees individuals' rights, not the bankers' profit".
https://www.semana.com/semana-tv/vicky-en-semana/articulo/me-preocupa-que-gustavo-petro-llegue-a-la-presidencia/202157/ He also has questioned the independence of Banco de la Republica.
https://diariodelcauca.com.co/politica/es-gustavo-petro-una-amenaza-para-la-economia-de-colombia Petro stated that the Bank Board of Directors belongs to the Democratic Center. Accordingly, the candidate at the center of a discussion stated "What do we really want? An independently run Bank of the Republic (...) It's to me that it is essential that the board of director has the support of the society."
According to Invamer, Petro leads the vote in the presidential election.
petro gustavo His plan to issue cash to fund the government's spending was a source of controversy.
Petro's suggestions are for an economy that isn't dependent on fossil fuels, extraction of hydrocarbons as well as mining. Agriculture has a greater part to play.
It is also mentioned that he will propose a tax reform which would end exemptions and transform the concept and definition of minimum wage to an actual income-based wage. https://www.pulzo.com/noticias/gustavo-petro