Gustavo Petro sworn in as Colombia's first leftist president
Updated 9 months ago ·
Published on 8 Aug 2022 7:00AM ·
GUSTAVO Petro yesterday took the oath of office as Colombia’s first-ever leftist president, before a crowd of hundreds of thousands at his inauguration in Bogota.
The 62-year-old former guerrilla and onetime mayor takes over from the deeply unpopular Ivan Duque, with plans for profound reforms in a country beset by economic inequality and drug violence.
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