New Finance Minister Tapped following Echeverry Surprise

New Finance Minister Tapped following Echeverry Surprise

Colombia Economy & Policy

Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos has named Mauricio Cardenas as the country's new finance minister after the resignation of Juan Carlos Echeverry. The well-respected Echeverry was a surprise late inclusion to Santos' cabinet reshuffling last week. "This announcement came as a surprise as the only movements expected by local political analysts were related to the ministries of agriculture, environment, transportation and interior. Although this announcement took us by surprise, we believe M

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