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Tag Results for "Colombian Farming Sector"

Colombia’s Santos Breaks Off Talks with Disgruntled Farmers

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Friday instructed Cabinet ministers who have held four days of talks aimed at ending a general strike in the agricultural sector to break off negotiations with farm leaders, citing the impossibility of reaching an agreement. continue reading »

Police Use Tear Gas, Water Cannon to Break Up Protest in Colombia

Colombian police used tear gas and water cannon to break up a demonstration in Bogota Thursday in solidarity with a nationwide general strike in the agricultural sector. continue reading »

Colombian Students Protest Spending on Education, Support for Farmers

Thousands of students took to the streets of the Colombian capital on Thursday to show support for a general strike in the farm sector and demand more investment in education. continue reading »