Published on Multipolarista, June 20, 2022:
Gustavo Petro has won Colombia’s June 19 election, becoming its first ever left-wing president. Benjamin Norton analyzes what this means for Latin America, the US, Venezuela, the military, paramilitary groups, the powerful oligarchy, and social movements.
Gustavo Petro won Colombia’s presidential election on June 19. This will make him the first left-wing leader in the South American nation’s history.
In the video, podcast, and written analysis below, Multipolarista editor Benjamin Norton discusses Petro’s historic victory, what it means for Colombia, Latin America, and the world, and how difficult it will be for him to govern.
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