Fico Gutierrez’s words to Petro the Petro: friend, FARC, Chavista and Expropriator

‘Fico’ Gutierrez prevailed, on Sunday, in the consultation of the ‘Team for Colombia’ with a total vote of ‘160.329. Votes, which is equal to 54.1 percent.

Gutierrez was at the first debate between presidential candidates following the legislative elections. He was extremely measured with Gustavo Petro who won the Historic Pact consultation and Ingrid Betancourt an independent candidate. These were his responses.

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The election results on Sunday have immense importance

The first subject of the debate was the Sunday’s election results. “It appears to me that there is just one foot on the other side in round two and that’s an actual fact in politics. Fico declared that he hopes that the team could come together to win the opening round. “A significant portion of the fate of our country is on the line.”

After that issue it was suggested that the possibility of winning in the initial round of elections was mentioned. The presidential candidate of Team for Colombia stated: “The figures are clear. It’s been three years since the creation of our coalition. We are only a few seconds away, only one million votes away of the Historic Pact, it is quite clear that we are the only ones that can be in the second round to face these populist and authoritarian projects like the ones of Petro.”

Tough questions to Petro

Federico Gutierrez was questioned by Gustavo Petro during the debate regarding the inclusion of Piedad Cordoba into his lists. “How are you going to claim that you are not accepting any corrupt person in the list when you’ve got Piedad Cordoba, in the midst of negotiating the lives of so many kidnapped victims, and then joined with the Chavez regime, which is dangerous for Colombia? Fico said that Cordoba was “trading with kidnapping” and he stood in solidarity to Ingrid Betancourt.

Gutierrez has slammed Petro then and declared him a friend of the FARC.

“Those who attacked other people and those who abducted or killed, are the ones who have the right to peace. We are the masters of conflict.” I have had a weapon unlike yours in my life. I am morally qualified for peace negotiations and will ensure that the FARC as well as friends and allies abide by the agreement, because they have not honored the peace treaty.

Zuluaga’s arrival to the Gutierrez campaign

Gutierrez then discussed Oscar Ivan Zuluaga arriving to his campaign. said to him, thank you for your personal position, and I will meet with him. But I’m going to meet with a number of different sectors that want to support our candidacy.” clarified that he was not Uribe’s choice but would be willing to his support.

He said that those who fight for freedoms and democracy have to be united. I will meet with teachers and the cooperative sector, we will present an agenda for the country and show that we are able to add”.

Gutierrez during the discussion, criticised Ingrid Betancourt, “who is saying one is only good and every other is corrupt or not.”

She rebuked the candidate, adding: “You don’t have to declare my bad intentions, when there isn’t a single corruption scandal, and I’ve done a decently-planned policy.” If I become president, like I’m planning to become, we’ll unify. It could be left-handed or from the center, but I will be governed by the best.

Ingrid was then accused by Ingrid of “being in support of machineries such as Los Char or Dilian Francisca Toro”. He added, “I am a man who is a man of character.” He stated that, although there are many alliances that he can form however, he is a person of character and will not allow corruption or violence to be part of them.

“Petro is acting stupid”

Federico Gutierrez made a new claim about Gustavo Petro. He stated that he was joined by Armando Benedetto, a former senator who is involved in a process to end dominion. In the event that he didn’t get any response, he stated that the candidate who is a part of the Historic Pact “always plays dumb.”

What do health candidates propose?

“Ideology should never prevail. There must be dignity in health care,” said the former mayor Medellin. We’re going to eliminate the waiting times, encourage health and prevention, and articulation between IPS and EPS and introduce the Siga system. The model relies on triage to determine where you’ll be treated based on your health condition. stated that it was important to improve the working conditions of health staff and to “ensure that they have linkage assurances” and stated that he won’t end EPS but will improve the efficiency of the system for providing care. He also stated that “EPS that is not working” should be dissolved.

Relations with the United States

In response to the question: Will you reconsider your relationship with the United States? Gutierrez said: “I’m going to maintain a good, bipartisan relationship with the United States. However, some issues must be rethought. We will improve the way in which there is production in the country , so that the relationship between them is not only one of political, but also commercial.

UU is what is what makes the U.S. so problematic today. It makes us come to the realisation that the world has evolved and they have an economy that can provide greater food options for consumers but can export good quality products to other countries.

Gutierrez made use of the occasion to launch another bid at Petro: “The Blockades, which Petro directed you to shut down the roads,” Gutierrez said. People are asking why the chicken or egg is so expensive. “You have blocked roads” Gutierrez said.

Gutierrez repeatedly claimed that Petro “is poised to expropriate”. He also stated that under his new government, peasants will receive cheap loans, irrigation districts will be able to grow and the ownership of land will be protected.

Questions from applicants to candidates

Federico Gutierrez was the one to explain his position in front of the Duque/Uribe government. He said: “I am certain that starting August 7, everything will be working independently of the government,” he said.

He added security was crucial but integral, and that the security would be a part of the social. For every helicopter that arrives in conflict zones, there are three with the aid of social investment.

Gutierrez posted a critique of Petro. He claimed that Petro provides them with the current aid via Families in Action. This is the Chavez model and consider Venezuela.”

Pension debate

Gutierrez proposed, to improve the pension issue, “to take the state’s capabilities to territorial bodies to help strengthen the value of fixed assets such as roads and schools. He also stated that there were 20 million pesos worth worth of mafia-related assets that can be managed by the state.

And he added: that’s why I will create a law to have more domain extinction judges and prosecutors, so that that money becomes assets for education, health and pensions for three million adults who have an income.” He added that there were resources available but you need to be aware of the location of them.

What are the chances of meeting with Pope Francis in the course of the election?

The discussion focused on the visits by candidates Gustavo Petro (and Rodolfo Gutierrez) to Pope Francis. Fico Gutierrez said that the reason people plan to visit Pope Francis is because they do’t know the pope. Even though know him, my appointment today is with the Colombians. Fico Gutierrez noted that while I am personally acquainted with him, my meeting with him today will be in the presence of Colombians.

Relations with Venezuela

The discussion ended with the topic of Venezuela. Gutierrez pointed this out: “Maduro has had a relationship with Colombia through the FARC. Eln. dissidents. Piedad. Petro. Maduro is a dictatorship, cannot be considered to be a government. But there is a real-world situation at the border.”

He said that vehicular traffic is also required due to trade issues, which continue to arise, as criminal groups keep running an illicit economy. Maduro is not recognized as a state, but the business decisions have to be made in the border area.”

Gutierrez, in an argument over the issue, had the opportunity to engage in a new dispute in a dispute with Petro. He remarked that he was unable to defend “his allies” Russia, Syria, Venezuela and so on.

He also criticized the notion that Colombia could be separated from oil and coal. “That is why renewable energy projects like solar and wind are being developed. There are steps being taken to achieve this, and we’re looking to increase capacity by two times.”

Gutierrez as a way to say goodbye as a farewell, stated the following: “Petro. You are Chavez, Maduro, but not Uribe nor Duque. I will be the president of the Colombians.”