(CNN Spanish) — Between the right and the left, Latin America is divided into nuances that lead all countries to one or the other political spectrum. After years marked by the rise of left-wing governments in several countries in the region, the map changed for a few years with the coming to power of more right-wing governments like Argentina (which has already returned to a left-wing government with Alberto Fernández ) and Brazil, with the arrival of Jair Bolsonaro to the government.
As of August 7, 2022, Colombia will join the list of countries governed by the left, after a historic election in which Gustavo Petro was elected as president of the country, and which will also lead an Afro-Colombian for the first time. to the power.
The ideology professed by the different regional executives is determined according to the definition of each party, as well as that of the platform or electoral alliance with which the president was elected.