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The inevitable defeat of the “Colombian Obama”

By Hannah Stone  

Antanas Mockus is said to lack gravitas

A presidential candidate from outside the political mainstream storms the opinion polls, promising change. His name was little-known only months ago, but now crowds of youthful supporters come to see him speak, chanting “yes we can!” Some say he is inexperienced and lacks concrete policies, but it doesn’t matter – the man himself is the message. His father was an immigrant to the country…

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