image-title

Overview

At 41 years old, Ivan Duque will become the youngest president in Colombian history. Educated as a lawyer and having spent the past decade working in Washington, DC at the Inter-American Development Bank, Duque is a relative newcomer to the political scene.

Duque first appeared in Colombian politics about 20 years ago, serving as an adviser to then-Finance Minister Juan Manual Santos. His political career continued in the United States as well, where he served as an adviser for three Andean countries as the then-Chief of the Cultural Division of the Inter-American Development Bank.

During his time at the IDB, Duque formed a close relationship with former Colombian President Álvaro Uribe and later returned to Colombia in 2014 when he was elected to the Colombian Senate with Uribe’s backing.

Concerns

Many are concerned that Duque will act as a puppet for Uribe’s political plans, but Duque is firm in his statements that he will govern as himself, without influence from his mentor. Duque has presented his time spent in Washington as a necessary distance between him and the established Colombian political elite as evidence of his independence from their influence, but his plans so far seem consistent with those of Uribe, whether or not Uribe is directing him.

Other areas of concern surround the Peace Accord, notably Duque’s lack of recognition of state and paramilitary forces as perpetrators of violence. Additionally, Duque does not want to maintain the terms for talks with the ELN that former-president Santos had begun, leaving future talks a mystery.

Plans

Duque has stated that he will make the necessary “corrections” to the Peace Accord in order to emphasize provisions on victims’ rights and to push for greater security measures and punishments for guerrillas.

In order to spur some of the much needed economic growth in Colombia, Duque’s platform includes cuts to business taxes, support for oil and coal industries and to help manufacturing.

Duque is also sees the large influx of Venezuelan refugees spilling over the border into Colombia as a security rather than a humanitarian crisis, and will most likely dedicate a significant effort to addressing this issue.

For more reading: https://newrepublic.com/article/149185/colombia-keeps-electing-presidents-tied-murderers

Claudia Lucero

Claudia Lucero has blogged 380 posts

196 thoughts on “Profile: Ivan Duque

  • Michaelskems

    sildenafil without doctor prescription: https://genericwdp.com/ generic pills for ed

  • Jzavyz

    propecia generic name – propecia 1mg finasteride tablets

  • JeffreySmota

    buy generic 100mg viagra online viagra discount
    buy generic 100mg viagra online

  • JeffreySmota

    buy generic 100mg viagra online order viagra online
    viagra over the counter walmart

  • JeffreySmota

    cheap viagra online viagra from india
    viagra discount

  • RichardWiz

    viagra online usa how much is viagra
    how much is viagra

  • Eishmn

    Ghgnnk – furosempi.com Tgkdpm cazwgi

  • Pmighl

    Ecwstp – sildenafil rx Whfwjq lbuyxk

  • ScottJoulp

    http://zithromaxproff.com/# can you buy zithromax over the counter in mexico
    buy zithromax online australia

  • ScottJoulp

    buy augmentin online: terramycin tablets
    order vantin online

  • BillyAbnom

    clindamycin price: doxycycline online
    buy erythromycin generic

  • ScottJoulp

    minomycin online: generic cleocin
    buy fucidin online

  • MichaelBem

    usa pharmacy india: generic pills india trusted india online pharmacies

  • Iyoxfg

    Aiyhfl – propecia Mzhxuc mhguxq

  • Billywisee

    best erectile dysfunction pills review: erectile pills canada best male erectile dysfunction pill

  • Billywisee

    best ed pills: best ed pills cialis pills online

  • Michaelles

    how much viagra should i take the first time?: viagra online no prescription viagra online no prescription

  • JamesVom

    how much viagra should i take the first time? no prescription viagra buy viagra online without prescription

  • JamesVom

    canadian pharmacy generic viagra viagra prescription non prescription viagra

  • Claudanido

    how to buy amoxycillin: 875 mg amoxicillin cost – generic amoxicillin 500mg

  • Claudanido

    how much is amoxicillin: cheap amoxicillin – over the counter amoxicillin

  • Chwxxm

    Hynxip – silagra canada Dytxbc ywlcbr

  • Claudanido

    buy cheap amoxicillin: amoxil – amoxicillin 500mg price in canada

  • Grijxs

    Gaafvi – silagra 2317 Ogyngf jihrkf

  • Zwwrjn

    Thqzqo – cheap tadacip Smcmib zmbmdd

  • Robertmes

    buy furosemide online: lasix – furosemide

  • Robertmes

    paxil depression: paxil generic – paxil depression

  • Vaceoi

    Grosut – no rx avanafil Ezyqqf rjcinh

  • Robertmes

    best over the counter ed pills: cheap ed pills – male ed drugs

  • Bykntq

    tadacip 143 – tadacip 20 mg uk tadacip 4575

  • Thomasrhinc

    buy ventolin uk: albuterol inhaler for sale – ventolin over the counter nz
    tadalafil 20mg for sale

  • Thomasrhinc

    ventolin 4mg: ventolin inhalers for sale – buy ventolin over the counter uk
    cheap tadalafil

  • Thomasrhinc

    cheap ventolin generic usa: albuterol inhaler for sale – ventolin 100mcg price
    tadalafil

  • Thomasrhinc

    generic propecia prescription: buy finasteride – buy propecia online uk
    tadalafil generic india

  • Srkmbw

    ivermectin 4 mg – ivermectin 2 buy stromectol online

  • Thomasrhinc

    how much is a valtrex prescription: cheap valtrex – valtrex medicine purchase
    tadalafil online

  • Thomasrhinc

    propecia for sale: buy propecia – finasteride without prescription
    tadalafil generic india

  • Wkstnf

    can i buy zofran over the counter – nexium tablets albenza 400 mg

  • Jzsgqz

    pharmacy cost of prednisone – prednisone 80 mg tablet prednisone prescription for sale

  • RobertDogue

    best male ed pills ed pill – how to cure ed
    cheap erectile dysfunction

  • Nfjriv

    buy online sildenafil – viagra caducada viagra uk paypal

  • Aygmet

    lyrica 225 mg cost – lyrica pills for sale how much is lyrica in mexico

  • Victorlably

    online pharmacy pain ed drugs – medical pharmacy south
    no script pharmacy

  • Victorlably

    canadian pharmacy no rx needed ed drugs – canadianpharmacyworld
    best online foreign pharmacies

  • Txpamc

    where can i buy nexium online – albenza 200 cost where can i buy albenza

  • Dwhxbn

    generic stromectol – stromectol nz ivermectin medication

  • Walterthomb

    buy cialis insurance: ed pills – buy cialis online best price

  • RussellPrarl

    100mg viagra without a doctor prescription viagra price – generic viagra overnight

  • RussellPrarl

    over the counter alternative to viagra free viagra – online viagra

  • Wilburfleby

    order original cialis online: find cheap cialis online original cialis low price
    where can i buy cialis without a prescription

  • Dttrkn

    clopidogrel 75 mg discount coupon – plavix uk buy plavix cost in india

  • Wilburfleby

    taking cialis soft tabs: canadian pharmacy cialis 20mg buy cialis online at lowest price
    original cialis low price

  • Wilburfleby

    buy cialis very cheap prices fast delivery: cialis for daily use cialis 20 mg cost
    cialis 20mg for sale

  • Wilburfleby

    buy cialis insurancecialis online without prescription: canadian pharmacy cialis 20mg cost of tadalafil without insurance
    canadian pharmacy cialis 20mg

  • Frankslego

    generic doxycycline: generic doxycycline – price of doxycycline

  • Frankslego

    lisinopril 40: lisinopril – lisinopril 2.15 mg

  • Frankslego

    lisinopril 1.25 mg: cheap lisinopril – lisinopril medication otc

  • Arthurcot

    cialis without presciption in usa: cialis 5mg tablet cost of tadalafil without insurance

  • Arthurcot

    buy cialis online generic: cialis for daily use taking cialis soft tabs

  • Robbiesporb

    the pharmacy: us online pharmacy – www pharmacyonline

  • Robbiesporb

    buy cialis online at lowest price – buy cialis doctor much does cialis cost without insurance

  • Robbiesporb

    how to buy cialis online uk – buy cialis now canada cialis online

  • RobertThamp

    safe buy cialis: cialis 20mg for sale fastest delivery of generic cialis

  • RobertThamp

    п»їhow much does cialis cost with insurance: buy cialis united kingdom buy cialis toronto

  • JimmyIndup

    over the counter amoxicillin amoxil – generic amoxicillin cost

  • JimmyIndup

    valtrex uk over the counter buy valtrex – valtrex price without insurance

  • Jrxizi

    vardenafil 20mg – levitra 20mg canadian pharmacy generic vardenafil

  • Davidner

    medical pharmacy mail order pharmacy – cross border pharmacy canada

  • Davidner

    where can i get benadryl cream purchase zyrtec – claritin coupon

  • Davidner

    buy drugs from canada canadian pharmacy meds – legitimate canadian pharmacy

  • Etubng

    sildenafil in singapore – viagra stores buy generic viagra online cheap

  • Thomascib

    buy prescription drugs generic ed drugs meds online without doctor prescription

  • Thomascib

    cheap pills online ed solutions over the counter ed medication

  • DonaldCof

    cheap viagra online buying viagra online best place to buy generic viagra online

  • Rcrdbw

    vardenafil canada – levitra 20mg buying vardenafil online safe

  • Yarykg

    stromectol 6 mg – ivermectin 0.5 stromectol 3mg

  • Williamlab

    875 mg amoxicillin cost buy amoxicillin – amoxicillin discount coupon

  • Williamlab

    amoxicillin 500 mg purchase without prescription amoxicillin generic – amoxicillin 875 mg tablet

  • Williamlab

    order chloroquine phosphate buy aralen – chloroquine phosphate aralen

  • PedroKaway

    when will viagra be generic: viagra discount – viagra from canada

  • WilliamVasse

    metformin 500mg canada buy metformin 850 mg – metformin purchase

Pingback: viagra and dapoxetine dosage

  • Mavcnc

    erectile dysfunction medications – the best ed pills blue pill for ed

  • tadalafil online shopping

    Remarkable! Its really amazing paragraph, I have got much clear
    idea on the topic of from this post. http://cleckleyfloors.com/

Pingback: hydroxychloroquine 400

  • DavidFaP

    ivermectin usa price stromectol – ivermectin where to buy for humans

  • Ricyyv

    modafinil side effects – modafinil reviews provigil generic

  • hydroxychloroquine supply chain

    Wow that was unusual. I just wrote an incredibly long comment but after I clicked submit my comment didn’t appear.
    Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again. Anyhow,
    just wanted to say wonderful blog! https://hhydroxychloroquine.com/

  • Zberyw

    generic accutane 40 mg – accutane 20 mg order accutane

  • Fgnjcm

    amoxicillin for sale uk – Generic Amoxil where to buy amoxicillin 500 mg

  • Niaqvy

    stromectol 2mg online – ivermectin goodrx stromectol generic name

  • PeterSmisa

    when will viagra be generic viagra price – online doctor prescription for viagra

  • Gshkrd

    ivermectin buy uk – ivermetimg.com stromectol tablets for humans

  • PeterSmisa

    viagra over the counter generic viagra – viagra from india

  • Tvnjtm

    lyrica online purchase – lyrica medicine pharmacy near me

  • Waynegycle

    generic cialis canadian cialis 20mg low price – how to buy cialis online from canada

  • MarioSLETS

    furosemida buy lasix – lasix pills

  • MarioSLETS

    purchase cipro cipro pharmacy – buy cipro online without prescription

  • Tqrbtt

    provigil cost – modafinil online order provigil

  • MarioSLETS

    lasix 20 mg cheap lasix – lasix dosage

Pingback: hydroxychloroquine sulfate buy

  • contraindications of ciprofloxacin

    Heya i am for the first time here. I found this board and I find It
    really useful & it helped me out much. I hope
    to give something back and aid others like you aided me. http://antiibioticsland.com/Cipro.htm

  • RonaldOwerb

    generic viagra on line generic viagras – viagra no prescription overnight delivery

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.