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Peasant strike rocks Colombia | World War 4 Report


Peasant strike rocks Colombia | World War 4 Report: Interior Minister Juan Fernando Cristo said the strike is unnecessary, as the government is maintaining a "permanent space for dialogue." But President Santos himself offered apologies, acknowledging that his government has been slow to follow through on pledges of aid to rural communities: "Many of them have been promised some kind of aid that has not arrived, and I ask their forgiveness... They have a right to protest." (RT, June 2; La FM, RCN, Colombia Reports, El Espectador, June 1; El Tiempo, May 31; El Espectador, May 30)

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