What is going on in Colombia: why the protests are not letting up

Under the scrutiny of the international community - which denounced excessive use of public force - students, unions, indigenous people and other sectors took to the streets of the capital Bogota, as well as Medellín in the northwest and Cali in the southwest

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The week-long demonstrations began with citizens' opposition to an ambitious tax reform bill but continued even after President Iván Duque withdrew it. Official figures report that, between repression and riots, at least 24 people died, and over 800 were injured.

Thousands of people returned to the streets of Colombia on Wednesday to protest against the government of President Iván Duque after a week of protests that turned violent and left at least 24 people dead, most of them shot.

Under the scrutiny of the international community - which denounced the excessive use of public . . .

To read the full NEWS and much more, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?