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Huge crowds protest Colombian president’s planned reforms

Posted on AllSides April 22nd, 2024
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Protesters call Gustavo Petro’s policies ‘dire’ as his government attempts to reform healthcare and other sectors. Tens of thousands of Colombians have taken to the streets in several cities to protest against President Gustavo Petro’s social reform agenda. About 70,000 people demonstrated in Bogota on Sunday, according to estimates provided by the city government. Large rallies also took place in other cities across the country in opposition to Petro’s proposed economic and social reforms. Protests have been a constant since the former leftist fighter took office in 2022, but have...

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https://aljazeera.com/news/2024/4/22/tens-of-thousands-protest-potential-reforms-in-colombia

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