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Almost half of the Development Plan has been approved in the plenary session of the House

Almost half of the Development Plan has been approved in the plenary session of the House

Regarding how the government is going to get the reform package passed by Congress, the minister explained: “There are parties that have shown that they are bigger than their heads. (…) We will talk to those who want to join to talk we will look for the matches and to the members of Congress, and […]

Will the divisions in the Liberal Party continue?

Will the divisions in the Liberal Party continue?

He also assured that “we have the personal opinion of the National Director of the Liberal Party against these and other projects, but we emphasize that these cannot be construed as legally binding decisions of the court”. for the representative Juan Carlos Losada, it is very important for the party to convene a national convention, […]

Confidence, according to experts the key to improving the country’s investment

Confidence, according to experts the key to improving the country’s investment

More than 100 representatives of companies that are part of the Council of American Companies – CEA agree that trust is the basis of the country’s investments and its strengthening. The experts gathered in Bogotá to discuss the “Opportunities for the sustainable growth of investments in Colombia”. The panel included César Ferrari, economic adviser to […]

Carolina Corcho and six other ministers leave Petro’s cabinet

Carolina Corcho and six other ministers leave Petro’s cabinet

With the deep shock in the ministerial cabinet that took place this Wednesday, it is confirmed that the official coalition (La U party, Conservatives and Liberals) has fallen apart. This after President Gustavo Petro himself announced the formal resignation of his ministers in recent hours. “Despite the fact that my cabinet, and its commitment to […]

“Petro’s reforms will lead the country to a state of nationalization”

“Petro’s reforms will lead the country to a state of nationalization”

The life of Andrew Pastrana arango It has been forever surrounded by politics. He started activism at a very young age, as he was born into a conservative Bogota family, in which his father, Misael Pastrana Borrero, was President of Colombia between 1970 and 1974, becoming his example to follow. Is lawyer by profession, and […]

Government promotes access to finance to end the ‘pagadiario’

Government promotes access to finance to end the ‘pagadiario’

Aiming to end the financing of ‘pagadiarios’ or ‘drop by drop’, the national government announced that it will promote the placement of one million credit operations for people who do not have access to formal financing. This government initiative is led by the Ministry of Finance; the Ministry of Agriculture; the Department of Commerce; the […]

Humanization of prison policy, the other key to total peace for Petro

Humanization of prison policy, the other key to total peace for Petro

President Gustavo Petro’s peace policy faces a new legislative challenge this semester. This is due to the fact that the substantive discussion of the project for the humanization of prison policy through the reform of the penitentiary code will begin in the ordinary sessions. This project is not an insignificant matter, said Justice Minister Néstor […]

Strong objections from ministers and the director of the DNP against the health reform

Strong objections from ministers and the director of the DNP against the health reform

Health care reform is fueling red-hot tensions within the national government. A document was leaked this Sunday in which he is aware of the discomfort that persists in Gustavo Petro’s team for the article presented by Minister Carolina Corcho. the Minister of Finance, José Antonio Ocampo; that of Education, Alejandro Gaviria; Agriculture Minister Cecilia López […]

Ministry of Commerce will launch reindustrialization policy

Ministry of Commerce will launch reindustrialization policy

With the aim of moving from an extractivist economy to a productive and sustainable knowledge economy, the Ministry of Commerce will launch the reindustrialization policy in Colombia. According to Commerce Minister Germán Umaña, the objectives of this policy will be to close productivity gaps, strengthen supply chains and investments, diversify and make more sophisticated domestic […]

The U convened a summit to assess its stance on the Petro reforms

The U convened a summit to assess its stance on the Petro reforms

This Friday, February 17, the bank and executives of the U party will meet with members of the cabinet of the national government to deal with differences of opinion on the reform package. The host of the event is Dilian Francisca Toro, a current candidate for governor of Valle del Cauca. Crucial issues related to […]

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