Infographic: Curious Facts About The Possession of Gustavo Petro This August 7

This August 7, Colombia lives one of the most historic presidential possessions, full of symbolism and unprecedented events.

France Marquez and Gustavo Petro

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LatinAmerican Post | Santiago Gómez Hernández

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On August 7, Gustavo Francisco Petro Urrego takes office as the new president of Colombia. This fact is a historical event, since he is the first left-wing president in the country's history, in addition to being the first to have belonged to a guerrilla group.

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These are the curious facts of the possession of Gustavo Petro:

Possession of Gustavo Petro 2022

Today's transition of command will be enabled so that, in addition to diplomatic guests and officials, anyone who wants to take part can attend. For this, President Petro's team calculates that about 100,000 people will participate in the Plaza de Bolívar and in cultural corridors.