BOGOTA, Colombia 

The Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) announced Saturday the suspension of presidential elections after the government declared a 14-day national quarantine to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

“This measure, the consequence of an unprecedented situation in the world, prevents the electoral body from continuing to carry out the preparatory tasks for the election day that was set for Sunday, May 3,” the Tribunal said in a statement.

A new date has not been set but the TSE said it will be agreed upon with all political entities of the country.

All the presidential candidates have suspended campaigns for

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