Hundreds of thousands protested in rejection of the Sustainable Solidarity bill, a new tax reform bill presented to the Congress by the far-right government of president Iván Duque.
Organizations reject Duque’s neoliberal tax reform which seeks to make Colombia’s working class pay for the fiscal deficit incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic
The government of president Iván Duque seeks to pass a new tax reform in the name of “solidarity” that increases the VAT on staple goods, fuel, and various public services, expands the tax collection base, increases the tax on agricultural inputs, and increases the tax on pensions
The declarations of defense minister Diego Molano on national media to justify the actions of the military in the Guaviare department last week have provoked widespread condemnation from social and political sectors
A series of assassinations of social leaders shook Colombia last weekend. In less than 24 hours, 4 Indigenous, peasant and social leaders were killed.
The wave of assassinations and acts of sexual violence carried out by security forces and paramilitary groups against Colombian civilians in the past week has shaken the country
In less than three days, two massacres took place in the Cauca department and ten people were killed in the Caloto, Corinto and Toribío municipalities.