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The US-Led Drug War and Human Rights Violations in Colombia Amid COVID-19 Crisis | Latino Rebels

BOGOTÁ — In the midst of the worst biological crisis in a century, small-scale farmers in the northeastern Catatumbo region of Colombia are facing tragedy.

The Asociación Campesina del Catatumbo organization —the small-scale farmer association of Catatumbo known as Ascamcat— announced the massacre of eight people on July 18 by the paramilitary group “Los Rastrojos” in the Municipality of Tibú, verified by the Ombudsman’s office the following day.

Read the whole story and more here: The US-Led Drug War and Human Rights Violations in Colombia Amid COVID-19 Crisis

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