Factbox: Colombia President-elect Duque names cabinet members


BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia’s president-elect, Ivan Duque, named key ministers to his cabinet this week, announcing Carlos Holmes as foreign minister and Andres Valencia as agriculture minister on Friday.

Colombia’s President-elect Ivan Duque, is decorated with the “Escudo de Antioquia, categoria Oro”, in Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia, July 10, 2018. REUTERS/Fredy Builes

Duque takes office on Aug. 7 when he replaces President Juan Manuel Santos.

Here are biographies of the main cabinet positions. Duque also named Nancy Patricia Gutierrez as interior minister and Gloria Alonso as head of…



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