Talks between Colombia strike committee, government end without advances


BOGOTA (Reuters) – Talks between the Colombian government and the unions and student organizations that are planning major protests this week ended without advances on Tuesday, as the country prepares for its third national strike since late November.

Hundreds of thousands of Colombians have participated in protests against President Ivan Duque’s social and economic policies since Nov. 21, imperiling the government’s tax reform proposal and leading Duque to announce a “great national dialogue.”

Five people have died in connection with the demonstrations, including a young man…


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