Gustavo Petro sworn in as first leftist President of Colombia
- Gustavo Petro has been sworn in as the first leftist president of Colombia on August 07, 2022.
- The 62-year-old is a former member of Colombia’s M-19 guerrilla group as well as former senator and mayor of Bogota.
- He succeeds Ivan Duque.
Colombia Capital: Bogota; Currency: Colombian peso