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Colombia Withdraws Tax Reform Plans After Days of Deadly Protests

HeadlineMay 03, 2021

In Colombia, President Iván Duque withdrew planned tax reforms after days of mass demonstrations protesting the move. Rights groups say as many as 20 people were killed during the protests. Duque’s plan would have increased taxes on many citizens and business owners and imposed taxes on utilities and some foods.

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