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Canada Colombia: Resignation of the Minister of Finance Facing the dead during events against tax reform

08:30  04 may  2021
08:30  04 may  2021 Source:   20minutes.fr

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BOGOTA, COLOMBIA - Colombia 's finance minister resigned on Monday following five days of protests over a tax reform proposal that left at least 17 dead . Alberto Carrasquilla's resignation comes a day after President Ivan Duque withdrew the tax plan from congress in response to the protests, which have included riots and violent clashes with police. According to Colombia 's human rights ombudsman, 16 protesters have been killed since Wednesday as well as a policeman who was stabbed to death .

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia ’s finance minister resigned on Monday following five days of protests over a tax reform proposal that left at least 17 dead . Alberto Carrasquilla’s resignation comes a day after President Iván Duque withdrew the tax plan from congress in response to the protests, which have Millions of Americans will be receiving an additional ,400 as part of the Biden stimulus plan after receiving 0 as part of the stimulus bill that President Trump back on December 27, 2020. Many already have. For many Americans, there is a definite plan for how that money will be spent.

While the head of state announced on Sunday the withdrawal of the tax reform, the opponents continue to call to demonstrate

Une violente manifestation contre la réforme fiscale en Colombie, à Cali le 3 mai 2021. © Andres Gonzalez / AP / SIPA A violent manifestation against tax reform in Colombia, Cali on May 3, 2021. Violence - While the Head of State has announced on Sunday the withdrawal of the tax reform, opponents continue to Calling to express

the opposition to a tax reform in Colombia has been taking for a week a dramatic turn. The violence during the events were twenty dead and more than 800 wounded. To try to calm a mobilization that does not seem weakening, the Minister of Finance has resigned Monday.

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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia ’s finance minister resigned on Monday following five days of protests over a tax reform proposal that left at least 17 dead . Alberto Carrasquilla’s resignation comes a day after President Iván Duque withdrew the tax plan from congress in response to the protests, which have included riots and violent clashes with police. According to Colombia ’s Human Rights Ombudsman, 16 protesters have been killed since Wednesday as well as a policeman who was stabbed to death . Carrasquilla had designed the tax reform , which was aimed at raising .7 billion

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia ’s finance minister resigned on Monday following five days of protests over a tax reform proposal that left at least 17 dead . Alberto Carrasquilla’s resignation comes a day after President Iván Duque withdrew the tax plan from congress in response to the protests, which have included riots and violent clashes with police. According to Colombia ’s Human Rights Ombudsman, 16 protesters have been killed since Wednesday as well as a policeman who was stabbed to death . Carrasquilla had designed the tax reform , which was aimed at raising .7 billion

"My retention to the government would make it difficult to drain the necessary consensus" to carry out a new reform proposal, justified Alberto Carrasquilla, Minister since the arrival of President Ivan Duque in August 2018. He is replaced by the economist José Manuel Restrepo, until then Minister of Commerce.

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The head of state had announced on Sunday the withdrawal of this project to develop a new one, after five days of protests that resulted in the death of 18 civilians and a police officer. According to the defender of the people, public entity for the protection of rights. The Ministry of Defense has reported 846 injured, including 306 civilians. In addition, 431 people have been arrested during the unrest that, since April 28, have enamelled some demonstrations, although most of them have been peaceful.

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BOGOTÁ, Colombia — The dead include a ninth grader who went out to protest with his brother; an artist shot in the head as cameras rolled; and a teenager whose mother’s anguished cries of grief — “son, I want to be with you!” — have been shared thousands of times online. At least 19 people were killed and hundreds more injured during days of protests across Colombia , in which tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets to demonstrate against a tax overhaul meant to fill a pandemic-related fiscal hole.

Colombia ’s finance minister resigned on Monday after the government was forced to withdraw a highly unpopular tax reform bill that had sparked six days of street protests in which 17 people died. Alberto Carrasquilla said he was stepping down to allow the government to reach the consensus necessary Duque’s rightwing Democratic Centre party urged the president and his finance minister to tweak the bill. Last Wednesday, thousands of people took to the streets in protest . The size of the demonstrations appeared to take the Colombian government by surprise and emboldened organisers

Under the pressure of the demonstrations, the Conservative President reported that the new text will exclude the most disputed points, including an increase in the VAT on goods and services, as well as the enlargement of the basis of taxation on income. But that does not seem enough. Several hundred protesters are once again descended Monday in the streets of Bogota, Medellin or Cali. The National Strike Board, at the origin of the initial mobilization, also called on Wednesday again, although most major cities are under the restrictions of travel with the CVIV-19 crisis.

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