Blockade lifted and humanitarian corridor opened in Colombia’s Cali on 13th day of protests

The authorities and the protesters signed an agreement after dialogues supported by the embassies of Germany, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, the European Union, and the UN Mission in Colombia.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Protesters and local authorities in Cali reached an agreement early Monday morning, May 10, to lift a blockade at the main entrance to the Colombian city. At the same time, the indigenous minga (march) announced the opening of a humanitarian corridor for 24 hours.

On the thirteenth day of protests, preceded by a day in which allegedly armed civilians shot at the minga and wounded 10 indigenous guards,

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