Gustavo Petro won the Historic Pact with Lights and Shadows

Gustavo Petro won the Historic Pact with Lights and Shadows

Candidate Gustavo Petro confirmed on Sunday the favoritism the polls have been indicating for a few weeks.

(Positions for candidates to the Historic Pact of Pensions and Inclusiveness). In the end, the former Bogota mayor Bogota and former senator of the Republic managed to win the victory within the Historic Pact coalition and officially is now a candidate for the Presidency of the Republic the United States, a position to which he aspires three times.

He is the most authentic persona in the Colombian left and a strong potential presidential candidate despite his controversial views and ideas on numerous areas, including the economic.

Petro has said that he will alter the pension scheme by creating an official manager for pension funds. petro gustavo This would allow for the creation of a "mixed system" of public and private funds.

According to Petro, there is no pension system in Colombia. However there are bank profits. A lot of people have stated that he will end any possibility of being elected President. Petro said recently that he will not abolish them, but would pursue reforms in pensions to ensure that Colombians have a minimum pension. Petro also said that it's not required to raise the age of retirement.

(Who are the candidates for the Historic Pact?

Another controversial issue is his repeated vows to stop the extraction of oil when he becomes President. This has caused uncertainty for investors and the market overall.

Experts believe that Petro's proposal to Colombia to end oil exploration could result in the loss of $4.3 billion.

I also suggest to establish an anti oil front in the region and across the globe. This would move the economy away from fossil fuels. To this, I invite Gabriel Boric (the new Chilean president) and LuizInacio Lula da Silva (the Brazilian LuizInacio Lula da Silva) as well as other.

Petro claimed that he's had a conversation with Pedro Sanchez, the Prime Minister of Spain about his proposal.

His position on health has been controversial, as the president insists on stopping EPS and replacing it with a preventive model that "guarantees individuals' rights, not the bankers' profits".

There were also questions raised regarding the legitimacy and independence of the Banco de la Republica.

Petro claimed that the Bank Board of Directors of the Bank was a part of the Democratic Center, a political party. "What we want is a truly independent Bank of the Republic (...) and it appears to us essential that the board of Directors has the presence of the community," the candidate said during the debate.

(Petro leads voting intention in the presidential election, according to Invamer).

The idea of releasing funds to finance government expenditure was also controversial.

Petro's proposals include an economy that isn't dependent, mining and extraction of hydrocarbons, and a greater contribution from agriculture.

gustavo petro There is also a mention that he will implement a tax overhaul which would end exemptions and change the concept of minimum wage into real wages that are based upon the income and capital.

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