Recently Gustavo Petro won the Colombian presidential election in 2022. On 7 August, with the acquisition of his new role, he will replace Iván Duque Márquez. Petro will remain at the president position for the next 4 years.
In 2017, Gustavo Petro talked about cryptocurrencies during sharing his thoughts on cryptocurrency Mining and related crypto firms’ operations in Colombia.
At that time the future Colombian president said that cryptocurrencies like virtual currencies may eliminate the role of government agencies and their power. And further, it will spread to people among the world population because of its decentralized nature.
Crypto & Politics
Here the case of Colombia and its crypto-friendly president should not be a strange thing because already many countries showed Bitcoin bullish candidates.
For example, the current South Korean president is a crypto-friendly leader and he promised to bring ICOs projects entry in Korea again under a regulated framework.
Another example can be seen in the US, where New York Mayor and Miami Mayor are BITCOIN supporters.
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