Strikes set to spread as Santos arrives 6hrs late for negotiations and Quintana shows support

English language Colombian dailies Colombia Politics and Colombia Reports today continue to highlight the groundswell of support for the strike and protest movement, with teachers set to join in on 10th September and oil workers showing support. Even the famous cyclist Quintana has come out in support of the strikers.

‘The Week Santos Lost Colombia’ report by Colombia Politics.

‘Colombia govt delegation arrives 6 hrs late at meeting with farmers, strikes expand to oil sectors’ from Colombia Reports; and

‘Colombia cyclist Nairo Quintana publicly supports anti government protests‘.

Grassroots news and reports will be put up as soon as we can locate them, but for ongoing updates on the ground, you can go to this Facebook page. It is in Spanish but ‘bling’ provides translations of each message.

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