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Who is Federico Gutierrez, winner and candidate for the Team for Colombia consultation?
Federico Gutierrez was able to win the official center-right candidacy by gaining more than 1.7 million votes. The former mayor of Medellin won Barguil and Char Penalosa, Penalosa, Penalosa and the tab of the los Cristianos, Aydee Zarazo.
Federico Gutierrez was born in Medellin in 1974 and is the former mayor of Medellin. Since 2003, he's been a youth councilor for the city and a member of the Municipal Planning Council for Medellin. https://www.eltiempo.com/elecciones-2022/presidencia/federico-gutierrez-hablo-de-sus-propuestas-en-el-debate-presidencial-658392 is an Civil Engineer by profession from the University of Medellin and holds a specialization Degree in Senior Management at the Pontifical Bolivarian University and one in Political Science.
Federico Gutierrez did not just be concerned with politics in his career. In fact the time he worked as a consultant for the HGI Consultores company and a Resident Engineer at the Company Vifasa S.A. A glass and construction company. https://www.efe.com/efe/usa/america/fico-gutierrez-se-perfila-como-el-candidato-de-un-sector-la-derecha-colombiana/50000103-4760107 defends his family, and says it is important. He is married and has two children.
In his career as Councilman, he supported the mayoralty of Sergio Fajardo and later that of Alonso Salazar. In https://www.lafm.com.co/secretos-la-fm/centro-democratico-dividido-entre-fico-gutierrez-y-alex-char-para-la-consulta , he changed his plans and became the Mayor's Office of Medellin. As with all mayors who face the Hidroituango projects they were beset by corruption. Daniel Coronell published an investigation which found him guilty of corruption and keeping his money at tax havens.
He confronted former mayors were his supporters. He said, "I've been in solidarity" with them.
Fico Gutierrez for the presidency
The so-called Experience coalition, which eventually evolved into the Team for Colombia, was created in the month of October 2021. Fico Gutierrez , the Center-right coalition won the candidacy. The candidate now has backing of Paola Holguin (a congresswoman from the Democratic Center who ran again in 2022 for an additional seat).
Additionally, he repeatedly stated that his administration model was based on public administration for citizens and that politics is a profession. With the second-highest vote in the second place behind Gustavo Petro, 'Fico' according to what the name he prefers is the person who represents the people of the left in Antioquia.