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Colombian President Ivan Duque said on Tuesday the government is ready for national dialogue after days of protests led to over 20 deaths and international ...

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Deadly protests in Colombia

1 month ago by Aljazeera.com

The protests, which began last week, demanded the withdrawal of a tax reform proposed by the government.

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J Balvin calls for end to 'civil war' in Colombia - La Prensa Latina ...

1 month ago by La Prensa Latina

Bogotá/Miami, May 4 (EFE).- Colombian singer J Balvin on Tuesday denounced the political crisis and violence in his country, which he described as a “civil war ...

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Ecuador: cientos protestan frente a embajada de Colombia

1 month ago by WPLG Local 10

Ecuador: cientos de personas protestan por represión y violencia en Colombia frente a la embajada de ese país en Quito.

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Deadly Protests Continue In Colombia

1 month ago by NPR

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with freelance journalist Ramon Campos about what continues to fuel the deadly protests over tax reform in Colombia.

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Colombia: en vísperas de nuevo paro nacional, Duque convoca a ...

1 month ago by Telemundo 44 Washington DC

Instalaremos un espacio para escuchar a la ciudadanía y construir soluciones (…) en los cuales no deben mediar diferencias ideológicas sino nuestro más...

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Situación en Colombia: minuto a minuto

1 month ago by CNN

El presidente Iván Duque dio un mensaje a la nación en el que anunció que va a instalar un espacio para escuchar a los ciudadanos ante los hechos de ...

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Situación en Colombia: minuto a minuto
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UN Alarmed at Police Killings of Peaceful Protesters in Colombia

1 month ago by Voice of America

Police in the Colombian city of Cali reportedly opened fire on demonstrators who were protesting tax reforms. The U.N. human rights office said it is in the ...

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Heavy-Handed Riot Police Bring Wave of Criticism on Colombia

1 month ago by Bloomberg

Colombia is facing a wave of criticism from foreign governments and human rights organizations over heavy-handed police tactics during recent protests.

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Global calls for calm as Colombia deploys 'excessive force'

1 month ago by FRANCE 24

Cali (Colombia) (AFP). The international community on Tuesday decried what the UN described as an "excessive use of force" by security officers in Colombia ...

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Global calls for calm as Colombia deploys 'excessive force'
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Violence in Colombia protests escalates amid allegations of police ...

1 month ago by Washington Post

BOGOTA, Colombia — Hundreds of protesters had gathered in the southwestern Colombian city of Cali late Monday, pushing for economic justice on the sixth ...

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In Pictures: Deadly protests in Colombia

1 month ago by Aljazeera.com

The protests, which began last week, demanded the withdrawal of a tax reform proposed by the government.

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In Pictures: Deadly protests in Colombia
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UN alarmed over police violence in Colombia protests

1 month ago by WLNS

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The United Nations human rights office said it was “deeply alarmed” over violence against protesters in the Colombian city of Cali, where “police opened fire on demonstrators” and allegedly killed and injured several people ...

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Death toll from Colombia protests rises; UN, EU call for calm

1 month ago by Reuters

The United Nations and European Union on Tuesday urged calm and warned of the use of excessive force amid further protests against the administration of ...

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Death toll from Colombia protests rises; UN, EU call for calm
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Las imágenes que dejan los violentos enfrentamientos entre ...

1 month ago by BBC Mundo

Numerosas esquinas y avenidas de la ciudad colombiana fueron intervenidas por agentes de la Policía.

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La tragedia de ser madre de un 'falso positivo' en Colombia - En ...

1 month ago by Hoy Chicago

Se trata de las víctimas de ejecuciones extrajudiciales a manos del ejército que los hicieron pasar por guerrilleros.

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¿Qué está pasando en Colombia? Reforma tributaria, protestas ...

1 month ago by CNN

Una polémica reforma tributaria impulsada por el gobierno Iván Duque llevó a miles de colombianos a protestar en varias ciudades de Colombia.

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In Colombia, deadly protests are focus of international attention

1 month ago by NBC News

International organizations as well as high-profile celebrities are calling attention on the deaths of at least 19 people following protests in Colombia.

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In Colombia, deadly protests are focus of international attention
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Photos: Deadly Protests Across Colombia

1 month ago by The Atlantic

The protests—initially involving a tax reform proposal by President Ivan Duque that many said would punish the middle class—have transformed into platforms for ...

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UN, EU call for calm at Colombia protests, warn of excessive force

1 month ago by KFGO News

By Oliver Griffin BOGOTA (Reuters) - The United Nations and European Union on Tuesday called for calm and warned of the use of excessive force at protests ...

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UN, EU call for calm at Colombia protests, warn of excessive force
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United Nations condemns 'excessive' use of force in Colombia protests

1 month ago by Buenos Aires Times

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights voices "profound shock" at "excessive use of force" by security officers in Colombia, after at least 19 die in protests across the country.

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UN human rights office urges calm, after bloodshed in Colombian ...

1 month ago by UN News

The United Nations human rights office (OHCHR) on Tuesday voiced deep alarm over the violence in the city of Cali in Colombia overnight, as a number of ...

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Colombia protests: UN 'deeply alarmed' by bloodshed in Cali

1 month ago by BBC News

The United Nations' human rights office has accused Colombia's security forces of using excessive force against protesters. The UN said it was particularly ...

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Colombia protests: UN 'deeply alarmed' by bloodshed in Cali
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Colombia's New Finance Chief Urges Unity as Protests Rage

1 month ago by Bloomberg

Jose Manuel Restrepo took the reins of the Colombian economy after his predecessor was forced to resign, and said he wanted to send a message of financial ...

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Colombia's New Finance Chief Urges Unity as Protests Rage
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UN rights office condemns Colombia crackdown on protests

1 month ago by Aljazeera.com

The UN says Colombian police in Cali 'opened fire' on protests sparked by a government tax proposal.

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UN rights office condemns Colombia crackdown on protests
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UN condemns 'excessive' use of force in Colombia protests

1 month ago by Buenos Aires Times

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights voices "profound shock" at "excessive use of force" by security officers in Colombia, after at ...

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UN condemns 'excessive' use of force in Colombia protests
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EU calls for calm in Colombia protests, condemns deaths

1 month ago by KFGO News

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union called on Colombia's security forces to avoid a heavy-handed response to street protests over a proposed tax ...

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EU calls for calm in Colombia protests, condemns deaths
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19 dead, 800 wounded as Colombia cracks down on tax reform ...

1 month ago by Buenos Aires Times

Protesters in Colombia called Monday for a new mass rally after 19 people died and more than 800 were wounded in clashes during five days of demonstrations ...

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Protestas en Colombia: hay al menos 19 muertos

1 month ago by New York Times en Español

Las manifestaciones por una propuesta de reforma fiscal vinculada a la pandemia se han transformado en una protesta nacional por el aumento de la pobreza, ...

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Protestas en Colombia: hay al menos 19 muertos
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Colombia's New Finance Chief Urges Compromise as Protests Rage

1 month ago by Bloomberg

Colombia's new finance minister struck a conciliatory tone as violent protests continued across the country, saying he would seek to build consensus around a ...

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Colombia's New Finance Chief Urges Compromise as Protests Rage
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Colombia tax reform protests continue as President withdraws bill ...

1 month ago by Republic World

Despite pulling back the tax reform proposal, protesters continued protests condemning Colombia government's “mishandling” of COVID-19 pandemic and job ...

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Days of pandemic-linked protests in Colombia leave 19 dead

1 month ago by The Irish Times

Anger at tax proposal morphed into wider unrest and was met by heavy-handed police response.

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Days of pandemic-linked protests in Colombia leave 19 dead
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Colombia blames armed groups for protest violence, death toll still ...

1 month ago by WION

Colombia's defence minister on Monday blamed illegal armed groups for looting and vandalism during five days of street protests but would not confirm how ...

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Colombia's New Finance Chief Seeks Consensus to Balance Budget

1 month ago by Bloomberg

Colombia's new finance minister is trying to succeed where his predecessor failed: building consensus around a proposal to balance the budget without ...

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Colombia's New Finance Chief Seeks Consensus to Balance Budget
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Mother searches for son believed killed by Colombia soldiers

1 month ago by WGN Radio

BUCARAMANGA, Colombia (AP) — Doris Tejada last heard from her son on New Year's Eve 2007. Óscar Alexander had left her home in central Colombia to ...

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Mother searches for son believed killed by Colombia soldiers
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Revolt over tax increase in Colombia

1 month ago by Socialist Worker

Furious protests in Colombia have forced the right wing government to back down from plans to raise taxes on goods bought by ordinary people.

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Revolt over tax increase in Colombia
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19 killed in pandemic-related Colombia protests | TheHill

1 month ago by The Hill

At least 19 people — 18 protesters and one police officer — have been killed in Colombia during demonstrations protesting a proposed tax plan meant to cover ...

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What is Happening in Colombia? Protests Against Iván Duque ...

1 month ago by Newsweek

The president's reforms have been criticized for favoring the wealthy and placing more strain on the working and middle classes.

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What is Happening in Colombia? Protests Against Iván Duque ...
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'Fue horrible': 19 personas mueren en las manifestaciones de ...

1 month ago by New York Times en Español

Las manifestaciones por una propuesta de reforma fiscal vinculada a la pandemia se han transformado en una protesta nacional por el aumento de la pobreza, ...

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'Fue horrible': 19 personas mueren en las manifestaciones de ...