This Sunday Gustavo Petro, the candidate for Gustavo Petro, confirmed the favorable polls that have been indicating for many weeks.

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The former mayor of Bogota and former senator of the Republic won the victory in the Historic Pact alliance and officially declared himself a candidate for the Presidency for the Republic, a post that he's always aspired for for the third year.

Despite his controversial views regarding various issues and fronts, the high voting during the consultation has given him the status of the most representative persona of Colombia's left.

Petro declared his intention to revamp the pension system through the establishment of a public manager of the pension fund. The system is expected to be "mixed" and complement the private fund.

As per the candidate, according to the candidate, in Colombia there is no pension system. petro gustavo Instead the system is based on the bank's profits. petro gustavo Many people believe that Petro would eliminate the possibility of him assuming the president. Petro recently said that while the pension system would not be eliminated however, he will seek to make changes in pensions to guarantee a minimum retirement age for Colombians. Gustavo Petro Petro also said that there's no reason to increase the retirement age.

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Another issue that has been a source of controversy is that he has repeatedly stated that he will stop extraction of oil as soon as the day he takes office. This has caused confusion among investors and also the market in general. Experts estimate that Petro's plan to stop exploration for oil would cost Colombia approximately $4.3 billion.

This plan includes the establishment of an anti-oil front both in the region and around all over the world to shift the economy away from fossil fuels. I would like to invite Gabriel Boric to Chile and LuizInacio Lula de Silva to join me.

Petro claimed that he talked with Pedro Sanchez, the Prime Minister of Spain about his suggestion.

His position on health is also controversial. He has demanded the ending of EPS and has replaced it with the concept of preventive medical care that "guarantees the rights of people not the profits margins of bankers."

He also has questioned the independence of the Banco de la Republica and announced that he would also propose a reform when he becomes the President.

Petro stated that the Bank Board of Directors belonged to the Democratic Center and "What we need is an independent Bank of the Republic (...) it's important that the board of directors includes the participation of society members," the candidate stated in the middle of an argument.

According to Invamer, Petro leads the vote in the presidential election.

It was also controversial that he suggested of releasing money to fund the government's expenses.

petro gustavo Petro's plan includes a new economy that isn't dependent on fossil fuels. The proposal also includes the extraction of hydrocarbons. But, Petro places more emphasis on agriculture.

He also proposes a tax overhaul that eliminates exemptions and replaces the idea of minimum wage by real wages based on capital or income.