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How Iván Duque Made His Job Harder

August 12, 2019

BOGOTÁ - There was little to celebrate when Colombian President Iván Duque marked his first anniversary in office on Aug. 7. Duque entered his second year with his approval rating under 40%, and few signs of a positive trajectory.

To understand how Duque got here involves a look at how he has approached two of his central campaign promises.

A pledge to reform Colombia’s 2016 Peace Accord between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) became Duque...

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