+ Trend Thousands of Colombian college students made a demonstration last Thursday
MLast week, among Colombian university students, more investment was demanded in the educational field with the new President Ivn Duque of Darwin on Thursday at a new pulse in the streets of Bogotá and other cities. Tax reform of trade unions, domestic and other sectors.
As in other protest days, today's demonstrations have broken down the traffic in the capital and have not reached the size of the previous weeks and have been turned into riots that have been expelled by the police.
President Duque, who performed his first 100 days yesterday, faced with the protests of the public universities, which gave him 18 billion pesos (about $ 5,642 million), according to experts.
This amount is about 3.2 trillion peso (about $ 1 billion) for operating costs, and about 15 trillion pesos (about $ 4.7 billion) are required to improve the infrastructure of 32 public universities. rust.
On Thursday, thousands of young people traveled through banners to express their rejection of the streets and streets of cities such as Bogota, Cali, Medellin and Barranquilla, taking into account the "death of the state university".
Although the Duque and university rectors on 26 October have reached an agreement to gradually increase the resources related to the functioning of higher education, the students consider the agreed amounts as işleyiş insufficient 26 and refuse to return to the classes. .
"The students want to meet President Duque, so we decided to make an arrangement for education," says Alejandro Palacio, President of the Association of Higher Education Representatives of Colombia.
Young people who started using the #NoSoyEstudianteSoyMaluma number on Twitter wanted them not to take the president's executive director, Casa de Nario, but they had had time to see each other with the Maluma singers recently, Carlos Vives, Jorge Celedn, Sebastin Yatra and Fonseca. , sang even at public events.
On Thursday, thousands of young people raised their voices to press the government and met on the 100th street in Bogot, one of the city's main arteries.
"I'm not a singer, I'm a student, but I want to talk to you, Mr. President", read a few banners where young people walked.
The day, which started peacefully in the mornings, turned the local time (23:00 GMT) to violence around 6 pm when the transmilenio public transport service interfered with the traffic and clashed with the police.
Some of the students with faces painted the Transmilenio stations with obscene messages and mocked the Government, while others settled on the special lane of buses, prevented the circulation of vehicles and threw stones against the police.
The units of the Mobile Fighting Police Force (Esmad) were sent to and confronted the places where the highest demonstrators were.
With various videos and photos published on social networks, students reported being attacked.
Today's protest was united by other social sectors that protested "state abandonment".
In this way, the UK Unified Workers' Union (CUT), the General Confederation of Labor (CGT) and the Confederation of Colombian Workers (CTC) were added against the tax reform. The. Financing Act 39 was submitted to the Congress on 31 October.
Members of these troops met in the afternoon at the Plaza de Bolvar, demanding that the government withdraw the tax initiative with 19% VAT on most products in the basic basket.
Julin Bez said, ’There are 480 indigenous people walking in Bogotá, where the indigenous people have to be put together for the defense of higher education, and the Government will be able to sit with the students and solve the education problem. Jul student representative.
On Thursday night, young people and other protesters are concentrated on some points in Bogota, which are waiting to be called by the government.