Wednesday, September 22

National strike in Colombia: thousands of people march in Colombia to protest tax reform amid a serious spike in coronavirus cases


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Thousands of Colombians marched against the tax reform project.

Thousands of people came out to protest this Wednesday in several cities of Colombia.

The demonstrations were called in rejection of a project of tax reform of the government of President Iván Duque.

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The protesters took to the streets despite attempts to ban the march.

The protests come amid a serious spike in cases of coronavirus in several cities, which threatens to collapse the country’s health system.

The day began peacefully, with music, dancing and harangues.


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