Tag: Gustavus Petro

Reopening slaughterhouses would prevent mafia from controlling meat prices: Lafaurie

Reopening slaughterhouses would prevent mafia from controlling meat prices: Lafaurie

One of President Gustavo Petro’s campaign promises was to reopen livestock slaughtering and meat-selling centers, known as abattoirs. On Wednesday, August 16, the Ministry of Health confirm that the decree allowing the operation of these sites again has already been prepared. There were immediate reactions from various sectors, including the Colombian Federation of Livestock Farmers […]

“Half of the savings from private funds went as investments to other countries”

“Half of the savings from private funds went as investments to other countries”

In the context of the eighth business congress of Andi 2023, held in Cartagena from August 16 to 18, the director of the fair, Juan Pablo Córdoba, referred to the pension reform project that is progressing in Congress. Córdoba pointed out that Colombians save little, adding that the money citizens save for old age flows […]

Women’s League: Petro Government announced 8 billion for 2024

Women’s League: Petro Government announced 8 billion for 2024

Although the League was already played in this first semester, it will not be played for the second semester and the Women’s Libertadores Cup on Colombian soil, which will be detained Bogotá and Cali. However, and to seek a noticeable improvement in the championship system, the president of Colombia, Gustavus Petro, in the middle of […]

“Suspension of popularly elected officials is taken by controversial justice”: Petro

“Suspension of popularly elected officials is taken by controversial justice”: Petro

President Gustavus Petro reacted this Friday to the aside of the ruling of the Constitutional Court last February that it would agree with the Office of the Attorney General on its power to impose sanctions officials elected by the people. Read also: PGN can sanction elected officials: Court “The ruling of the Constitutional Court removes […]

The pulses in vote for Petro government reforms

The pulses in vote for Petro government reforms

Although the Interior Minister Luis Fernando Velascowill announce that votes are being sought in each of the parliamentarians of the independent parties, such as the Conservative Party and La U, the truth is that even in the official benches, such as the Liberal Party or the Green Alliance, not all votes for the health reform, […]

Installation of Congress: without red carpet, lawyer or prosecutor

Installation of Congress: without red carpet, lawyer or prosecutor

The delay caused by the installation of the second legislature of the Colombian Congress for the late arrival of the president Gustavus Petroit was scheduled for 2pm, then postponed to 4pm, but started around 5pm, it wasn’t the only thing that caught the attention of the event. Related: “It is in our hands to bring […]

The Public Prosecution Service will vote against the Petro government’s national drug policy

The Public Prosecution Service will vote against the Petro government’s national drug policy

Francisco Barbosa, the nation’s attorney general, revealed that the National Narcotics Council will vote against President Gustavo Petro’s national anti-drug policy. Barbosa says it will be the first time in 30 years that the investigative body has expressed its disapproval of a president’s proposal against the drug trade. “We believe that this policy is general, […]

CUT calls for July 20 marches in support of government reform

CUT calls for July 20 marches in support of government reform

The Unitary Central of Workers (CUT), through its president, Fabio Arias, announced through social networks the marches in support of the reforms of Gustavo Petro’s government for July 20. Via Twitter, Arias announced that there will be several trade union organizations in the country that will participate and that they will travel all over the […]

President Petro’s disapproval rises to 61%, according to Invamer survey

President Petro’s disapproval rises to 61%, according to Invamer survey

Disapproval of President Gustavo Petro rose again. According to the latest Invamer measurement, the results of which were released on Wednesday, June 28, the figure increased by four percentage points to 61%, as in the April survey 57% of those surveyed stated that management disapproves from the broker The increase is constant, because in February […]

Petro thanks FIFA for choosing Colombia for the Women’s World Cup

Petro thanks FIFA for choosing Colombia for the Women’s World Cup

President Gustavo Petro on Monday thanked the International Association Football Federation (FIFA) for “accompanying” his request to hold the 2024 U-20 Women’s World Cup in Colombia. “I thank FIFA for responding to my request to hold the U-20 Women’s World Cup in Colombia,” the president wrote on his Twitter account. The president recalled the May […]