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Gustavo Pedro Versus. Rodolfo Hernandez: What kind of change do the candidates for the presidency of Colombia represent (and how likely they are to implement it)

Gustavo Pedro Versus.  Rodolfo Hernandez: What kind of change do the candidates for the presidency of Colombia represent (and how likely they are to implement it)
  • Daniel Brown
  • BBC Mundo correspondent in Colombia

Image source, Reuters

On May 29, two-thirds of Colombians voted for change; The split with the ruling political class for centuries. 14 million people said “no more”.

But they voted for two kinds of change: an ambition, a promise Gustavo Pedro, Who wants to be the first left-wing president of the country; And a practical one, proposed Rodolfo HernandezAn independent, non-partisan candidate who is obsessed with fighting corruption.

Both are enemies of traditional politics, they are “unusually structured” and broken talk.

But the economist and former guerrilla Pedro, who faces each other for the presidency this Sunday, and engineer and construction magnate Hernandez did not share forms or diagnoses or political plans.