Veronica Alcocer kisses her husband, President elect Gustavo Petro, as they celebrate with supporters in Bogota, Colombia. Photo: AP
Veronica Alcocer kisses her husband, President elect Gustavo Petro, as they celebrate with supporters in Bogota, Colombia. Photo: AP
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Colombia braces for change after ex-rebel Gustavo Petro wins presidency

  • Gustavo Petro wins Colombia’s presidency, the first progressive to do so in the country’s history
  • Petro issued a call for unity during his victory speech and extended an olive branch to his harshest critics

Veronica Alcocer kisses her husband, President elect Gustavo Petro, as they celebrate with supporters in Bogota, Colombia. Photo: AP
Veronica Alcocer kisses her husband, President elect Gustavo Petro, as they celebrate with supporters in Bogota, Colombia. Photo: AP
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