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Farmers' Protest Turns Violent in Colombia

  • Aired: 1/20/2013
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A tense stand-off in Colombia between angry farmers and police after thousands stop work to demand better government subsidies. In the central city of Tunja, protesters blocked key highways and roads, causing traffic chaos. They're calling for more state assistance after being hit by years of poor weather, crop disease and a strong currency. Coffee growers have been particularly badly hit.

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