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Petro and the Challenges of Colombian Democracy

In the rhetoric of Colombia, the myth of being Latin America┬┤s largest democracy looms large. But on Monday, democracy was once again seen to be more rhetoric, less reality. Bogota┬┤s leftist mayor, Gustavo Petro, was dismissed from office by the Inspector General for problems when he tried to nationalize the city’s garbage collection last December.

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