Colombia is having its largest wave of protests in recent decades. Why?

Colombians have joined others in Latin America by taking to the streets to protest their government. Since Nov. 21 [2019], hundreds of thousands of people from all backgrounds have been marching in large and small cities and even in rural areas. Colombia hasn’t seen such protests in several decades. While the protests come alongside others in Bolivia, Chile and Ecuador, Colombians are mobilizing for different reasons. What’s going on?

Read more here. I co-wrote this piece for the The Monkey Cage with Silvia Otero Bahamón.

Bogotá, November 25 2019. Foto: Sandra Botero