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Violent uprising flares again in western Colombia

Monday, May 29, 2017


While Colombia’s western province of Choco agreed to end 11 days of anti-government protests, violence in the neighboring Buenaventura is escalating.

Both Choco and Buenaventura, Colombia’s largest port city, have embarked on massive anti-government marches for a week and a half to demand an end to chronic state neglect and abandonment, corruption, crime and armed conflict.

Source: Colombia Reports