Colombia to deport German woman who came to dance salsa and became radical protester

Rebecca Sprösser joined an academy but classes were suspended once the National Strike began and violence, curfews and chaos took over. This did not lead the German to leave the country, but rather to join the protests.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rebecca Linda Marlene Sprösser, the German citizen expelled from Colombia on Tuesday, July 27, said her visit was for one reason above any other: salsa.

In an interview the young woman gave to journalist Carlos Gútierrez of RTVC a few weeks ago, she said that she had landed in Cali on March 15 because she loved salsa and wanted to learn to dance it.

Sprösser joined an academy but classes were suspended once the National Strike began and the violent days, curfews and chaos took over the capital of Valle. This did not . . .

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