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Duque aims to quell protests in Colombia

Monday, November 25, 2019


Colombians have rallied against President Iván Duque in a major wave of protests. Duque is trying to get a grip on the unrest by announcing a "national dialogue," and the capital city, Bogotá, was been put under curfew.

Major rallies started in Colombia on Thursday. As reporter John Otis tells NPR from Colombia, the demonstrators are "angry over a great big long list of issues", National Public Radio reports.