The president of Colombia, Gustavo PetroHe said on his Twitter account that offered pardon to Haiti for him assassination of the president from that country, Jovenel Moïse, who “Colombian mercenaries committed”.
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“Today I apologized to Haiti for the assassination of its president by Colombian mercenaries,” Colombian President Gustavo Petro wrote on Twitter.
Today I apologized to Haiti for the assassination of its president by Colombian mercenaries.
– Gustavo Petro (@petrogustavo) September 21, 2022
The president also said this Wednesday in New York since he has been in government “we have changed the language of polarization”, although he warned that he does not expect it to last “long”.
“Contrary to what was expected, (…) we have managed to expand the space of support for the government, both social and political,” he assured at the forum “Latin America, United States and Spain in the global economy”, organized by the Prisa group at the Spain-United States Chamber of Commerce in the US financial capital.
“Today, we have more room for maneuver. How long will it last? Not much,” she warned. Although the simple fact of having met with former president Álvaro Uribe, one of his fiercest opponents, and other opposition figures “removed that pugnacity from Colombian politics, at least for the next few months,” he considered.
“Colombia is a country whose history shows how political sectarianism can easily lead to genocide, and that is a luxury that we cannot afford,” he said before recalling that in his country “every word can trigger the triggers.”
This is the drug-fighting model proposed by Petro
As for drugs, the president who intends change the model to combat it by emphasizing consumption and not so much in production, whose combat is destroying the Amazon jungle with poisons to eradicate it.
The “illegal market problem lies in illegality; in treating as a war a problem that should be treated as a public health problem”.
“In the international division of labor” that organized crime has turned into the drug business, “wealth, which is the objective of the business, is left out” (in
United States, Mexico or Central America). A ColombiaInstead, he is left with the production of the coca leaf, and “receive the bombs, the shots, have the dead.”
Petro He hopes that the “drug trafficking proletariat” is increasingly aware that “it is playing the role of a fool”, that these are not the times of Pablo Escobar. “They put in the dead and the wealth is left out,” he recalled.
With information from AFP and N+