Weekly Report - 25 November 2021 (WR-21-47)

COLOMBIA: Zuluaga clinches Uribista nomination for 2022

Óscar Iván Zuluaga won the nomination of the ruling right-wing Centro Democrático (CD) for the May 2022 presidential election on 22 November, becoming the first candidate to secure a major party’s backing officially. As the designated torchbearer for Uribismo, the right-wing political movement created by former president and CD founder Álvaro Uribe (2002-2010), Zuluaga can be expected to push a hardline security narrative and present a business-friendly alternative to the left-wing Senator Gustavo Petro (Colombia Humana), who leads opinion polls.

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