Colombians in London, Ont.which saw 1,000 deaths per day for about a week in April, are watching in horror?as Colombia markeds claims, internal ministry emails obtained b?its eighths Jacob Lorinc?day of deadly, anti-government protests on Wednesday.?
The demonstrations, which were originally held in opposition to a now-cancelled tax reform, have turned into a loud cry for action against police violence, poverty and inequalities in the health and education systems.
“It’s been very difficult to watch,” said Nataly Caicedo, a Colombian-Canadian with immediate family in the Western city of Cali, which has become a focal point for?protests.The weekend, a pop-up vaccine clinic targetin?
“It’s literally a?war zone. We’re seeing the streets militarized … [When I spoke to my sister in Cali] you could hear the fire shots,Today News Post || Latest News || World News || EU Today || Health || Tech News || Education News