AQ Podcast: Gustavo Petro’s Challenging Moment
Petro is facing multiple crises. How will he react?
AQ Podcast | Gustavo Petro: What We’ve Learned So Far
El Tiempo columnist Ricardo Ávila examines how transformative this presidency could be for Colombia
Can Petro Pull Off ‘Total Peace’ in Colombia?
Negotiating with all armed groups is a high-stakes gamble with consequences far beyond the country’s borders.
Who Is Colombia’s Next Finance Minister?
José Antonio Ocampo, President-elect Gustavo Petro’s selection, had campaigned for another candidate.
AQ Podcast: Colombia’s Petro Prepares for Government
The president-elect promised sweeping changes to Colombia’s economy and society. What will he be able to deliver?
AQ Podcast: Luis Alberto Moreno on Colombia’s Elections and Latin America’s Upside
Venture capital and a technology boom could help offset political uncertainty, the former IDB chief says.
Petro, Lula and the Future of Latin American Integration
A second “pink tide” would create greater opportunities for dialogue. But structural obstacles abound.
The Evolution of Colombia’s Gustavo Petro
The former Bogotá mayor is making his third run at the presidency and is leading in polls. Has he changed, or has the country?
AQ Podcast: Petro’s Race to Lose in Colombia?
The former Bogotá mayor’s path to the presidency may not be as clear as it looks, says a leading Colombian analyst.
Does the Colombian Center Stand a Chance?
Centrist politicians appeared to have learned lessons from 2018. But ahead of elections in May, unity – and success – look increasingly unlikely.
Is Gustavo Petro Leaving Behind Colombian Progressives?
The left-wing candidate for Colombia’s presidency is building new alliances, and straining old ones.
Dismissal of Bogotá’s Mayor Violates International Law
On December 9, the mayor of Bogotá, Gustavo Petro, was removed and disqualified from holding public office for 15 years by the inspector general of Colombia, Alejandro Ordóñez, as a result of “irregularities in the public service of garbage-collection.” The inspector general’s decision, however, violates the American Convention on Human Rights, ratified by Colombia in … Read more