Rural protests erupt across Colombia, blocking major trade route

31/10/2017

Outraged by governments failures to honor a peace deal with the FARC, rural communities across Colombia have initiated a ‘national strike’ demanding widespread solutions to poverty, violence and drug trafficking.

The strike is the most far-reaching since 2013 when farmers took to the streets decrying abject poverty and negative economic effects of a free trade agreement with the United States.

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