What political party is Gustavo Petro?

What political party is Gustavo Petro?

Colombia HumanaGustavo Petro / PartyHumane Colombia, formerly known as the Progressive Movement, is a Colombian political movement and party founded in 2011 and led by politician Gustavo Petro. The Colombian Human Movement has emerged as a progressive node of the party. Wikipedia

What did Enrique Penalosa?

Enrique Peñalosa has been a cornerstone of Colombian urbanism since the 1990s, putting the country on the map for equitable urban planning aimed at creating a democratic city through public space. He served two terms: 1998-2001, and 2016-2019.

When was Gustavo Petro mayor of Bogota?

On 30 October 2011, he was elected Mayor of Bogotá in the local elections of the city, a position he assumed on 1 January 2012. On 27 May 2018 he came second in the first round of the presidential election with over 25% of the votes and lost in the run-off election on 17 June.

What is Antanas Mockus known for?

Aurelijus Rūtenis Antanas Mockus Šivickas (Spanish pronunciation: [anˈtanas ˈmokus]; born 25 March 1952) is a Colombian mathematician, philosopher, and politician. He has a master’s degree in philosophy from the National University of Colombia, and a Honoris Causa PhD from the University of Paris.

What were some of the ways that Enrique Peñalosa the former mayor of Bogotá Colombia transformed the city?

He promoted a city model giving priority to children and public spaces and restricting private car use, building hundreds of kilometers of sidewalks, bicycle paths, pedestrian streets, greenways, and parks.

What was the link Peñalosa made between creating walking and biking lanes and fighting violence?

Peñalosa believed that cities should encourage walking and biking, which would in turn promote community and make the streets safer for children. With these ideas in mind he reformed public transportation, added greenways, built mega-libraries and created the longest stretch of bike-only lanes in the world.

How old is Petro?

62 years (April 19, 1960)Gustavo Petro / Age

What percent of Colombia is white?

It is nevetherless estimated that 37% of the Colombian population can be categorized as white, forming the second largest racial group after mestizos (at 49 percent). Other sources estimate that White population in Colombia is around 20%.

Is English common in Colombia?

Language map for Colombia More than 99.5% of Colombians speak Spanish. English has official status in the San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina Islands. In addition to Spanish, there are several other languages spoken in Colombia. Sixty-five of these languages are Amerindian in nature.