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Colombia: Petro diagnosed with bronchitis and recommended not to speak in public

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The president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, suffers a “acute non-obstructive bronchitis”, for which doctors have advised you to avoid “prolonged public speaking”, his office reported this Friday.

According to local media, Petro He had to cancel part of his agenda today due to health problems.

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After being examined by his personal physician, Dr. Jairo H. Roa Buitrago, it was certified that the president has “acute non-obstructive bronchitis,” the Presidency confirmed in a statement, specifying that the president is receiving outpatient treatment.

In this sense, the specialist recommended “avoid temperature changes and prolonged public speaking.”

the health of Petro He has been in the spotlight after during the electoral campaign and once in office he has canceled several public interventions blamed on illness or illness.

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Some of the most important absences since he became president were the cancellation of his attendance at the change of command of the military leadership and a meeting with the mayors that make up the Colombian Association of Capital Cities (Asocapitales).

This Thursday, Petro He canceled his agenda for health reasons, stopping attending the congress of the Colombian Confederation of Cooperatives of Colombia (Confecor) held in Cartagena and a meeting of judges scheduled in Valledupar.

The president plans to travel to New York on Sunday, where on Wednesday he will speak for the first time at the UN General Assembly session.

The Special Team of Prosecutors against the Corruption of Power arrived this Friday, September 16, at the Government Palace to carry out a series of proceedings, within the framework of the Yenifer Paredes case, sister-in-law of President Pedro Castillo. (Video: Channel N)

Source: Gestion

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