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AQ Podcast: Grading Iván Duque’s Pandemic Politics

The coronavirus has provided the president an opportunity to stand on his own, says political analyst Laura Gil.
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Colombia has seen relative success controlling the outbreak of COVID-19, providing a needed boost in citizens’ confidence in President Iván Duque. But that could be changing. This week, AQ‘s Editor-in-chief Brian Winter speaks with political analyst Laura Gil about his initial response, recent slip-ups, and why Colombia’s fragile peace process is “comatose.”

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Laura Gil leads the consultancy Diálogos y Estrategias, and is director of the political analysis site La Línea del Medio.

Brian Winter is the editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly.  

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