04-10-19 Latin American Weekly Report
Vizcarra takes the plunge and dissolves congress
Colombia’s immediate future may lie on the right of the political spectrum. Iván Duque, the presidential candidate of the right-wing Centro Democrático (CD), was best placed in the first round of elections held on 27 May. He now faces a second round run-off against left-winger Gustavo Petro of the Colombia Humana (CH) coalition, who took second place, narrowly squeezing out Sergio Fajardo of the centre-left Coalición Colombia. Petro might still win in the second round – which is due on 17 June – but the odds seem to be stacked against him.
By joining as an individual member you’ll have the opportunity to access our wide range of public events at a discounted rate, as well as additional benefits such as online access to in-depth reports, webinar recordings and This Week in Latin America news articles.
Get the latest information on upcoming Canning House events and other events related to Latin America and Iberia across the UK and beyond.