Colombia massacre: Vice president visits victim's village

Colombia's vice president tried to ease tension by visiting the village where six protesting farmers were killed by police last week.

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    Colombia's vice president tried to ease tension by visiting the village where six protesting farmers were killed by police last week.

    They had been rallying against the government's efforts to eradicate the Coca plant which is the base of the drug cocaine.

    Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports from Vallenato.


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