Colombian President Ivan Duque withdraws proposed tax reforms following protests

Colombian President Ivan Duque said on Sunday he would withdraw a proposed tax reform after sometimes violent protests and widespread lawmaker opposition, though he insisted a reform is still necessary to ensure fiscal stability. Duque said on Friday the law would be revised to remove some of its most controversial points – including the leveling… Read More Colombian President Ivan Duque withdraws proposed tax reforms following protests

Thousands protest against proposed tax reforms in Colombia

Thousands of protesters answered calls from Colombia‚Äôs biggest unions to fill streets across the country to demonstrate on Wednesday against a controversial government tax reform. Unions insisted the strike would go ahead despite a court order to postpone the protests on concerns about a third coronavirus peak that is stretching the health system to breaking… Read More Thousands protest against proposed tax reforms in Colombia