Pablo Beltrán, the chief negotiator of the National Liberation Army (ELN), said that the government of President Iván Duque has an agenda determined by the United States. He also emphasized on the ELN’s will to resume dialogues with the government, despite the differences.
Students are demanding increase in the budget for public higher education, reassessment of the student debt, financial support for the National Learning Service, and freezing of enrollments to private higher education institutions
Guillermo Botero alleged that social protests were financed by illegal organizations, putting in jeopardy social leaders in Colombia, who are already facing a number of threats
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The decision is a blow to continental unity and an affirmation of the North American imperialist agenda in Latin America . The country loses the chance of integrating itself with its neighbors and benefiting in a variety of ways.