Hundreds of protesters in the small rural town of Santa Marta took the streets as part of the 4th day of a general strike in Colombia demanding the end of the Tributary Reform, which would increase taxes on basic goods and services, as well as the privatization of hospitals and healthcare, reverting Colombia to the American healthcare model.
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