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Colombia’s new president Petro proposes ambitious tax reforms

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Colombia’s new president Petro proposes ambitious tax reforms

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The reforms are key to Gustavo Petro’s vision of building a more equitable country, with less reliance on oil revenues.

Her home in Putumayo, in southwest Colombia on the border with Ecuador and Peru, is riddled with armed groups that threatened her in July after she joined Petro’s transition team.

On the campaign trail, Petro had promised a deep transformation of Colombia, a country that historically has been run by a small group of elites and fraught with political violence.

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Category: World Politics

Topics: Deal Political Salcedo Armed Social Peace Groups Colombia Petro’s First Petro

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Published Date: 2022-08-09, 01:25:30

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