VP Humberto de la Calle Becomes Colombia’s Most Popular Politician: Gallup Poll

According to Gallup, only 25 percent of Colombians identified themselves as either “left” or “right.” The vast majority identifies with neither.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One of Colombia’s most outspoken promoters of peace, former Vice-President Humberto de la Calle, has become the country’s most popular politician, according to Gallup.

While Colombians’ approval of President Ivan Duque‘s is tanking again, their impression of the man who negotiated peace with former guerrilla group FARC and has defended the peace process has seen his popularity rise.

Anti-polarization trend continues

The registered increase in popularity of De la Calle (Liberal Party) and the rejection of Duque are part of broader trend of public opinion shifting away from the . . .

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