Fresh mobilizations have been called to demand that the national government sign the pre-agreement to guarantee the right to protest and advance in negotiating the demands raised by the mobilizing sectors
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 tax reform, promoted by President Iván Duque, gives significant tax benefits to the wealthiest sectors which critics claim will deepen inequality
The mobilization was called by the General Federation of Belgian Labor (ABVV/FGTB) as part of the national day of action for more purchasing power and against inequality.
Trade unions and social movements across Costa Rica organized a grand national march on September 12, protesting tax hikes and spending cuts proposed by President Carlos Alvarado.