The Colombian president in the face of right-wing demonstrations: “Enough Petro!”

Dressed in white, tens of thousands of people demonstrated Monday, September 26 in the main cities of Colombia against the ambitious reforms advocated by President Gustavo Petro. The latter, who came to power in August, wants, among other things, to increase taxes on the richest and fuel prices. This is the first real showdown between the country’s first left-wing government and the right-wing opposition.

“Gustavo Petro won by a very small margin, and this is a message to remind him that more than 10 million Colombians did not vote for him”told the magazine Week Democratic Center Senator (extreme right) Miguel Uribe Turbay. slogans “That’s enough Petro!” or “No to tax reform” appeared on the placards of the demonstrators, visible on


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