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Montevideo, July 17th 2019 - 02:53 UTC

Tag: Duque - Petro ballotage 2018

  • Thursday, August 2nd 2018 - 07:35 UTC

    Santos convinced that Maduro's days in Venezuela are numbered, “in the near future”

    “A country with the level of inflation that Venezuela has... that regime has to fall”, Santos said of Maduro's future

    Nicolas Maduro's days as president of crisis-ravaged Venezuela are numbered, his outgoing Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos told the French government news agency.“I can see it happening in the near future,” said Santos, pointing to the International Monetary Fund's latest projection that Venezuela's inflation will hit one million percent this year.

  • Sunday, June 17th 2018 - 02:35 UTC

    Two radical options will decide the Colombian presidential runoff on Sunday

    A poll by think tank Latin American Strategic Center of Geopolitics held between May 29 and June 6 showed that Petro was now just 5.5 points behind Duque

    The first round of presidential elections in Colombia ended with two leading candidates who will face off next Sunday: Conservative Ivan Duque led with 39% of the vote in the first round, and leftist Gustavo Petro followed with 25%. Centrist Sergio Fajardo came in third place with 23.8% of the votes, and his supporters will now help decide the run-off outcome.