Thousands of protesters in Manizales took to the streets in opposition to decades of neoliberal policies in Colombia and the Tributary Reform, which would tax basic goods and services such as utilities. Police attacked the demonstration, deploying tear gas and causing a mass dispersal of the crowd.
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