Colombian farmers protest anti-coca drive

More than 10,000 farmers take stand against plans to wipe out coca crops near border with Venezuela.

    More than 10,000 farmers in Colombia are taking a stand against plans to wipe out coca crops near the border with Venezuela.

    At least four people have been killed and dozens injured in recent clashes between the police and protesters. 

    The scheme focuses on the Catatumbo region. 

    Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports from Colombia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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