Colombia president-elect vows to unite nation, alter peace deal

Presidential candidate Ivan Duque speaks to supporters after winning the presidential election in Bogota, Colombia, June 17, 2018. Picture: REUTERS/Nacho Doce

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia’s President-elect Ivan Duque, who swept aside leftist Gustavo Petro in Sunday’s election, pledged to unite his South American nation after a divisive campaign but insisted he would change a landmark peace accord with leftist rebels. Duque’s decisive victory in Sunday’s poll, with 54 percent of votes to Petro’s 42 percent, is […]

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