Colombia: Right-Wing Politician Iván Duque Wins Presidential Runoff

HeadlineJun 18, 2018
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In Colombia, right-wing politician Iván Duque has won Sunday’s contentious presidential runoff, beating out his left-leaning challenger Gustavo Petro in an election that will determine the future of Colombia’s historic peace deal with the FARC. Duque was handpicked by former right-wing President Álvaro Uribe. Duque has vowed to roll back key parts of the peace deal. He’s also opposed to drug legalization.

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