The vice president highlighted the support of the people who trust that they will lead the country to be a “world power of life”
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The Colombian vice president referred to the 100 days of Petro government. Photo: Colprensa
On August 7, 2022 Gustavo Petro was sworn in as president of Colombia and the social leader, Francia Márquez, held the position of vice president of the country. A change in the political course of the country and after 100 days there are several aspects to analyze regarding the management that the members of the Historical Pact have been carrying out. Despite criticism and questioning from the opposition, they have been able to progress satisfactorily in several of their projects.
Francia Márquez was one of the most relevant political figures in recent years. In the internal consultations, which were held on the day of the legislative elections, the social leader obtained more than 780,000 votes for the Historical Pact, becoming the third pre-candidate with the most votes below Gustavo Petro (More than 4.4 million votes) and Federico Gutiérrez of the Team for Colombia (2.1 votes). Her election as vice-presidential formula was key for the leader of the Historical Pact to reach the Face of Nariño.
Now as vice president, she has been in charge of leading many of the social and environmental projects in the country, as well as being in charge of being the head of the portfolio of the Ministry of Equality and Equity, with which they seek to “eliminate from the territory discrimination, exclusion, material inequality and the lack of access to opportunities among its inhabitants”, said the Minister of the Interior, Alfonso Prada.
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It has been 100 days since they became the political leaders of the country and this fact did not go unnoticed by the Colombian vice president, who thanked the citizens who believed and placed their trust in them to turn the country into a “world power of life”, in addition to Márquez He stated that they will continue to work “without pause” in order to respond to people.
“Today we celebrate 100 days leading the change of a nation that honored us with the responsibility of turning it into a world power of life. There are already concrete results and we will work without pause, responding to the trust that Colombia has placed in us. # 100DíasDeCambio”, said Francia Márquez on her Twitter account.
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The Colombian vice president also highlighted what for her is the most important change that Colombia must have now under the command of a progressive government and that is to end inequality throughout the national territory. Francia Márquez highlighted the importance of filing the bill for the creation of the Ministry of Equality and Equity, something that will help the country to stop being “one of the most unequal countries in the world”. world”.
“The main change Colombia needs is to stop being one of the most unequal countries in the world. By promoting #equality we guarantee economic development, racial justice, environmental care, political participation, gender justice, rights and #TotalPeace. #100DaysOfChange”,said Vice President Francia Márquez on her social networks.
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Marches for the 100 days of government
This Tuesday November 15th some social demonstrations have been organized in favor of the management that Gustavo Petro and Vice President Francia Márquez has been leading the country. Some labor unions and unions have confirmed their participation in these marches that will have the Colombian capital as the central axis. Many of these will start around 9:00 a.m. in the National Park and will end in the Plaza de Bolívar.
The senator of the Historical Pact, Gustavo Bolívar, is one of the great promoters of the marches to in favor of the government of Gustavo Petro and regarding these social demonstrations, he stated that “we must show that more of us support the government and the structural reforms that are being processed in Congress. Staying at home is letting the opposition build the story of non-conformity.”