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Colombian Government Repression of Catatumbo Peasants Has Lessons

Colombian Government Repression of Catatumbo Peasants Has Lessons

By Tom Whitney |  Open letter - Mr. President [Santos]: I would like to have you tell me to my face that I am a guerrilla. None of us are. We are workers, peasants who try to live as we can.  It’s not easy to live here. Our crops produce only losses. We have to sell very cheap and can’t buy things (...) I would like to show you how we live, how the schools are, with children eating on the ground (...) All they care about here is oil…” .... (signed)  Margarita - on strike in Catatumbo

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