Thousands of protesters in the city of Pasto took to the streets for a 2nd consecutive day as part of a general strike in opposition to the Tributary Reform, which would place taxes on basic goods and services in Colombia. Intense clashes between police and protesters occurred, with the military deployed and Molotov cocktails thrown.
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