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Sunday, 25 July 2021

Iván Duque Márquez

33rd President of Colombia


Iván Duque Márquez
Iván Duque Márquez

Iván Duque Márquez is a Colombian politician and lawyer who is the current president of Colombia. He was elected as Colombia's youngest president, as the candidate from the Democratic Centre Party in the 2018 presidential election. Backed by his mentor, former president and powerful senator Alvaro Uribe and buoyed by a populist wave, he was elected despite having been relatively unknown a year before the election. He ran on a centre-right platform which included opposing the so-called "Havana Accords", the peace agreement with the FARC guerilla group.

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