Gustavo Petro won the Historic Pact with Lights and Shadows

Gustavo Petro, Candidate for the Presidency, has confirmed the advantages that have been evident in the polls over the past several weeks.

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Gustavo Petro The former Bogota mayor Bogota and former senator of the Republic has been able to gain the victory of the Historic Pact coalition and officially becomes a candidate for the Presidency of the Republic, a position to which he is aspiring for the third time.

He's the most representative persona in the Colombian left and is a strong presidential candidate despite his controversial opinions and proposals on many aspects, including economic.

Petro declared his intention to adjust the pension system by establishing the position of a public administrator for pension funds. This would allow Petro to mix both public and private money into the form of a "mixed, complementary system."

The candidate has stated that in Colombia "we don't have pensions, we have the system is based on bank profits," so many claim that he would end the chances of reaching the presidency. Petro has recently stated that, while he wouldn't eliminate them but he would pursue reforms regarding pensions in order to guarantee an age of retirement for Colombians. Petro further stated that it is not necessary to increase the pension age.

(Who are the candidates to be the candidates for the Historic Pact? Another controversial issue is the fact that he has repeatedly stated that he would stop extraction of oil when he assumes office. This has caused confusion among investors and also among the market as a whole.

Experts estimate that Petro's proposal to stop oil exploration could cost Colombia around $4.3 billion.

The other aspect of this plan is to create 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, and the Brazilian Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, among others. Petro claimed that he talked to Pedro Sanchez, the Prime Minister of Spain about his proposal.

His position on health issues has been also controversial. He has been insistent about ending EPS and replacing it with a preventive model that "guarantees both the rights of people and not the financial gains of bankers".

He has also question the legitimacy of 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 would like is a truly independent Bank of the Republic (...) and it appears to us key to ensure that the Board is represented by the entire community," the candidate said in the middle of the debate.

Gustavo Petro Invamer reports that Petro is leading in voting intentions for the presidential elections.

gustavo petro His idea to issue cash to fund government spending was controversial.

Petro's proposals concentrate on a sustainable economy which doesn't rely on fossil fuels.

It is also stated that he is likely to introduce a tax reform plan that would remove exemptions as well as transform the definition and concept of minimum wage into a real income-based wage.

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