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Colombia eases restrictions, but a happy public ignores rules

Country eases coronavirus restrictions as peak passes, but crowds in public spaces raise fears of a new spike.

Colombia is easing some coronavirus restrictions after months of lockdown.

But many people are flouting some of the rules that are in place to keep people safe while mixing in public areas.

Officials in the capital, Bogota, have found new ways to keep order – using clowns who mingle with the crowds and remind people to follow the rules.

Al Jazeera’s Alessandro Rampietti reports from Bogota, Colombia.