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Colombia: What’s Behind the Paro Nacional?

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An interview with Marcela of Las Organizaciones Sociales de Arauca on the Paro Nacional, or national strike, launched on May 30th by a coalition of peasants, Indigenous peeps, Afro-Colombians, students, truck drivers and precarious workers. Marcela also breaks down the effects of the US-backed Plan Colombia, 18 years after it was first launched, and the paramilitary violence that continues to target organizers and land defenders with disappearances and assassinations.

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