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Colombia's Agrarian Strike Enters Fourth Week

Categories: Latin America, Colombia, Governance, Protest

After three tense weeks, Colombia´s rural national strike continues with no white smoke on the horizon. To contain the spreading crisis, the government of Juan Manuel Santos, under pressure from peasant strikers who have blocked several crucial highways, has followed a three-pronged strategy that has thus far proved ineffective.

Nazih Richani writes about these three tactics in NACLA's Cuadernos Colombianos [1]blog.