Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Cali for a 6th day of demonstrations against the privatization of healthcare and police violence amid a general strike. Police attacked demonstrators at the La Luna sector of the city, using tear gas and later live rounds, resulting in fires and clashes across the city with law enforcement and paramilitaries.
Thousands of protesters in Cali took to the streets for a 4th consecutive day as part of a general strike in Colombia, opposing new tax hikes on basic goods and services as well as the privatization of healthcare. Police responded with brutal repression, opening fire with live rounds and attacking peaceful demonstrations at multiple sites across the city.
Hundreds of protesters gathered in the small town of Armenia, demanding the immediate withdrawal of the privatization of hospitals/healthcare and the Tributary Reform in Colombia, which would increase taxes on basic goods and services. Police attacked a 2nd crowd which had gathered at a local toll, using tear gas to disperse the peaceful demonstration.