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Colombia’s largest port defies government ban after violence

Monday, May 22, 2017


After an unprecedented eruption of violence on Friday, residents of Colombia’s largest port city, Buenaventura, resumed their strike, and embarked on massive and peaceful marches on Saturday to demand an end to chronic  neglect and corruption.

Mayor Eliecer Arboleda had banned public manifestations and imposed the curfew after violence broke out on Friday.

Source: Colombia Reports