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Strike keeps pressure on Colombia’s Duque

AFP, Bogota
Strike keeps
pressure on Colombia’s Duque
An anti-government protester with a Colombian flag and a T-shirt depicting Argentine-born revolutionary leader Ernesto "Che" Guevara, takes part in a march in Medellin, Colombia, on Wednesday. AFP Photo

Thousands of protesters took part in anti-government demonstrations in Colombia’s capital Bogota and other cities Wednesday during the country’s third general strike in two weeks. Strike leaders say they intend to maintain pressure on right-wing President Ivan Duque’s government, after brushing aside his appeals to cancel the strike on the grounds its effects were crippling the economy. But crowds were smaller than previous demonstrations as protests took place for a 14th consecutive day.

 

 

 

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