Colombian Duque’s Venezuela stance avoids him lame duck status, for now

Colombia's President Ivan Duque speaks during a meeting of the Lima Group in Bogota, Colombia, February 25, 2019. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombian President Ivan Duque’s tough stance on the crisis in neighboring Venezuela has helped boost his ratings from record lows, but sustaining his popularity and pushing through key legislation may prove elusive. Since taking office in August with approval ratings in the mid-50s, the 42-year-old former senator saw his popularity dwindle during […]

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