Colombia: Santos Under Pressure Amidst Agrarian Activism And Emerging Opposition – Analysis

Colombian agrarian, indigenous, and Afro-descendant groups convened at a National Agrarian Summit on Saturday, March 15 to vent their anger with the administration of President Juan Manuel Santos (2010-2014). Moving into protest marches the following Monday, attendees united to express frustration over the government’s inaction regarding promises that were agreed upon last September. The accord had ended a nearly three week national agrarian strike, but since then Santos has been backpedaling.

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By Jason Mann and Jeanette Bonifaz
Published in eurasia review
April 3, 2014

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