Gustavo Petro sworn in as Colombia’s president

Gustavo Petro, a former rebel fighter, has been sworn in as Colombia’s first left-wing president.


Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a country in South America with an insular region in North America. It is bordered by the Caribbean Sea to the north, Venezuela to the east, Brazil to the southeast, Ecuador and Peru to the south, the Pacific Ocean to the west and Panama to the northwest.

  • President: Gustavo Petro Trending
  • Capital: Bogotá
  • Currency: Colombian peso
  • Continent: South America