The former president of the Colombian Congress Roy Barreras left a clinic in the United States on Tuesday where he underwent surgery, the last step of the treatment to cure himself of a cancer in the digestive tract.
“Battle won! Thank you all!”Barreras wrote on his Twitter account where he posted a photo in a wheelchair when he left the hospital.
For his part, the Colombian president, Gustavo Petro, wrote on social networks: “Congratulations”alluding to the recovery of Barreras.
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Last Friday, Barreras, through his Twitter account, announced that he was about to enter the operating room for what he called “the last phase of my treatment”.
And on Saturday he wrote: “I have come out of surgery well. We did it! There is no cancer in my body anymore. I won you this bony battle! Thank you for all the positive energy received.”
It is worth remembering that the political he lost his seat in Congress after the Council of State considered that he was double militant in the 2022 elections.
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After going through several games, He was elected senator for the period 2022-2026 by the list of the leftist coalition Historical Pactthe government party.
After leaving Congress, Barreras confirmed that Petro offered him the London embassy, but clarified that he had not discussed the matter with him.
“I thank the president, with whom I have not yet spoken, for the offer he has made me meet. I’ve been saying for weeks now that my life in Congress was over.”Barreras assured at the time.