Colombian President Ousts Bogota Mayor, Announces Replacement

Ousted Colombian Mayor Gustravo Petro

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has announced he will go ahead with the removal of Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro, despite a call from an international rights group to suspend the measure. The Colombian president has appointed an interim mayor, labor minister Rafael Pardo, to replace Petro. CCTV’s Michelle Begue reports from Bogota, where supporters of the embattled mayor have gathered.

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