Colombia: Conservative Ivan Duque becomes the new President
June 18 , 2018
Ivan Duque, a conservative political newcomer has been elected as the President of Colombia. After being elected as the President, Duque pledged to unite the country following a divisive campaign. Mr. Duque further said he will overhaul the agreement which guaranteed rebels seats in Congress. He also said he will impose strict punishments on crimes which were allegedly committed during the five-decade conflict with the government. Duque won with 54% of the votes.