Regressive health and tax reforms have sparked protests in Colombia, building upon decades of undermining the public health system and reducing access to the poor and working class.
Enduring brutal police and military repression, hundreds of thousands of Colombians continue to remain on the streets against neoliberalism and violence, for life, peace, justice and democracy
In the face of a state that assassinates its own people, the Colombian people remain on the streets and continue resisting.
In the past five days of national strike and nationwide mobilizations across Colombia, the national security forces have unleashed an unprecedented level of repression against peaceful protesters, killing at least 21 people, injuring around 100 and arresting over 650 protesters
Thousands of Colombians, for a second consecutive day, mobilize in rejection of the far-right President Ivan Duque’s neoliberal tax reform, which seeks to make the working class pay for the fiscal deficit incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic
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
Students from different public universities of Colombia have been demonstrating to demand that the national and municipal governments guarantee free tuition for all students across the country this year
The nationwide protest is being carried out in rejection police brutality, economic crisis, massacres and the indifference of the national government towards them
Movements in Colombia have demanded that President Ivan Duque respond immediately to the serious situations faced by the citizens of the country
Colombian social leader Milena Ochoa analyses the past two years of Iván Duque’s government and explains how its functioning has been completely in favor of big business, landowners, paramilitaries and the corrupt