Agrarian Uprising Against Free Trade and ‘Government Lies’ Sweeps Colombia

Second agrarian uprising in less than a year met with tanks, soldiers, and riot police.

Agrarian strikes, protests, and road blockades are sweeping Colombia this week as peasants voice outrage at the “free trade” policies, backed by the Colombian government, that they say are exacerbating the country’s crisis of rural poverty.

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By Sarah Lazare, Common Dreams
Published in Axis of Logic
April 30, 2014

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