Thousands protest in Colombia over economic policies, armed conflict Nov 22, 2019 0 1678 12345 Bogota: Thousands of Colombians were on Thursday taking to the streets to demonstrate against liberal economic policies and armed conflict amid fears from the government that the country could join the violent protest wave sweeping other Latin American countries.The nationwide marches and general strike had been called by trade unions and groups representing students, farmers, women, indigenous people and people of African descent.The demonstrations prevented bus transport in parts of Bogota. Road blocks, burning barricades and acts of vandalism were reported in some cities.President Ivan Duque’s government fears that Colombia could see violence similar to that in Bolivia, Chile and Ecuador, where dozens of people were killed in recent protests. (DPA) RELATED ARTICLES Labour launches ‘radical’ manifesto for UK election Nov 22, 2019 0 343 Republicans fall for Russia-made ‘fiction’ on Ukraine: Trump’s ex-Russia adviser Nov 22, 2019 0 676 16 found sealed inside trailer on a ferry bound for Ireland Nov 22, 2019 0 264 67 dogs tested in France in search for woman’s killers Lille: French police investigating the death of a pregnant woman mauled to death by dogs while walking in the woods have carried out DNA tests on 67 dogs to try identify those that attacked her, investigators said .. Mexicans sue Walmart over El Paso shooting Mexico City: Mexico’s government has helped 10 Mexican citizens file lawsuits against Walmart over an August shooting at a store in El Paso, Texas, where a suspected white nationalist killed 22 people. “The objective of .. US lawyers urge Prince Andrew to cooperate with Epstein investigators London : US lawyers for alleged victims of late financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein on Thursday urged Britain’s Prince Andrew to cooperate with investigators, insisting he was “simply not credible” in .. Trump forbids US Navy from expelling SEAL accused of war crimes AFP Washington Donald Trump on Thursday told the US Navy not to pursue any efforts to oust from the elite SEAL commando unit a member accused of war crimes and then given clemency by the Republican president. Trump’s .. Trump says he will release finances before election AFP Washington Donald Trump said on Thursday he would publish information about his finances before next year’s presidential election, as Democrats and prosecutors try to get his tax returns against his will. Trump, ..