Colombian Farmers Occupy Town to Protest Drug War
The following story, originally published in Spanish on Indymedia, is the latest example of popular resistance in Colombia to the drug war, and specifically to the brutal policy of aerial fumigation.
Fumigated Rural Communities Take Over Downtown Cantagallo
By César Jerez
Agencia Prensa Rural
September 26, 2005
Around 300 people, including several woman and children, from the 22 outlying rural zones of the town of Catagallo, have been occupying the municipality’s downtown area since Saturday, September 24...