Protesters March In Colombia Against Plan To Raise Taxes In Pandemic-Wracked Economy

Protesters March In Colombia Against Plan To Raise Taxes In Pandemic-Wracked Economy

Protesters wearing Guy Fawkes masks carry empty coffins during a national strike to protest a government-proposed tax reform, in Bogotá, Colombia, on Wednesday.

Even though COVID-19 deaths are spiking and the country is climbing out of a deep economic downturn, the president has proposed new taxes. Colombians are defying restrictions by protesting.

(Image credit: Fernando Vergara/AP)

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