Colombians are unhappy with President Ivan Duque’s response to nearly a week of protests over a slew of issues including economic reform and corruption [Ivan Valencia/AP Photo]
Bogota, Colombia – Thousands of Colombians took to the streets for the seventh-consecutive day on Wednesday amid anger over economic reforms, to push for an end to corruption, better implementation of a crucial peace deal, and with many demanding the resignation of President Ivan Duque.
The protests were also a tribute to Dilan Cruz, an 18-year-old protester who died from brain damage on Sunday two days after a projectile fired by riot police hit his head. Many students and teachers attended Wednesday’s march holding posters with Cruz’s face.
“It could have been any of us,” said Benjamin