Who is Alejandro Ordoñez?

Wesley Tomaselli 2013

Who is Alejandro Ordoñez? is a question more and more people are asking since the Inspector General fired Bogotá’s Mayor Gustavo Petro from his post in December.

Medellín-based Colombia Reports has an in-depth profile on the man behind the drama here.

“Devout Catholic, anti-abortionist, Inspector General by landslide election and the man behind the political death of almost 800 public officials, Alejandro Ordoñez is a polarizing figure in Colombia. “

“He has risen through the ideological ranks of conservative politics to a position of great power, all the while guided by an unyielding moral vision that has made him a righteous crusader to some and a dangerous zealot to many others.”

Read more at Colombia Reports

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