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Colombia’s new central bank director increases tensions

Colombia’s President Ivan Duque triggered a resurgence of anti-government sentiment on Tuesday by appointing his loathed former finance chief to the central bank’s board of directors.. Economist Leopoldo Fergusson of the Andes University said the former minister would do well following his 2002 advice to the central bank not to allow “somebody who currently occupies an executive position or has done so in the past two years” on the board.

Read more in Colombia Reports.


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