Colombia protests enter fourth week, demonstrators pledge to continue

Bogota: Colombia`s wave of anti-government protests entered their fourth week on Wednesday (May 19), as unions, student groups and others turned out at marches to demand social change amid intermittent talks between the government and strike organizers. The protests have been marked by violence by both police and civilians. The attorney general`s office has confirmed […]

More than 30 killed within week of Colombian protests against tax reform

Bogota: At least 31 people have died, 1,220 more have been injured and 87 have gone missing within a week of protests in Colombia, the Institute for Development and Peace Studies said. “31 people have been killed between April 28 and May 4, more than three cases are to be confirmed,” the institute said on […]