A short guide to understand what’s coming with Petro’s government in Colombia

The Ferrari store on 19th Avenue in Bogota, as well as the Toyota store on 127th Street, removed all their vehicles from the display windows, foreseeing a huge explosion of violence announced by the most radical followers of the leftist candidate Gustavo Petro, if he lost yesterday’s presidential elections. The violent wave, which as Latin Trade was able to establish, was indeed ready to be detonated in the Colombian capital, was not unleashed because Petro won with 50.5% of the votes against a controversial businessman and former mayor of the city of Bucaramanga, Rodolfo Hernandez, who got 47.3% of the vote. The electoral abstention of 45% of potential voters was the lowest in 20 years. However, it was still high […]