Hundreds of thousands of people in Colombia having been taking to the streets in towns, cities, and municipalities to express their rejection of the government of Ivan Duque and his policies of neoliberalism, war and violence.
Students in Colombia mobilize against police repression, corruption in universities, and the systematic funding cuts to public education
Negotiations between the national government and the student movement were suspended after the former refused to negotiate on granting more financial resources in 2018. The students will continue their mobilization and are preparing for a major day of action on November 8
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
Thousands of students across the country will be on strike today in defense of public universities and to demand that President Ivan Duque increase the budget of public universities