Buses and police stations were set on fire, and seven people died in the demonstrations, authorities say. Protesters descended by the thousands on Colombia’s capital, Bogotá, this week, horrified by a brutal wave of violence sweeping the country, one … Today in Latin America Massacre in Colombia Ahead of Anti-Government Protests Monday September 21, 2020 By Staff TODAY IN LATIN AMERICA. September 11, 2020 GMT 1 of 10 A demonstrator kicks a police officer during protests sparked by the death of a man after he was detained by police at the Villa Luz neighborhood in Bogota, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. Protests broke out in Colombia on Wednesday September 9, after a video emerged of the arrest of Javier Ordóñez in Engativ, the west side of the country capital of Bogota. A masked and hooded man hurls stones at police during protests sparked by the death of a man after he was detained by police for violating social distancing rules to curb the spread of the coronavirus in Bogota, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. A man walks with his bicycle near of a burned Transmilenio bus after strong protests against police brutality in Bogota, Colombia, September 10, 2020. 26 September 2020 The killing of 38-year-old Juliana Giraldo Díaz by troops in the northwestern Colombian department of Cauca has fueled an escalation of … Fri 11 Sep 2020 13.31 EDT First published on Fri 11 Sep 2020 13.28 EDT. September 10, 2020 September 10, 2020 Circles Robinson 2 Comments By Sinikka Tarvainen , (dpa) A garbage container burns during protests after a man, who was detained for violating social distancing rules, died from being repeatedly shocked with a stun gun by officers, according to authorities, in Bogota, Colombia September 9, 2020. Violent protests broke out in Bogotá, Colombia, on Wednesday night following the death of a man who was shocked with a stun gun by the police. The victims, including at least one minor, were gunned down while at a cock-fighting ring in the municipality of … A demonstrator raises his fist during a protest against the social and economic policies of Colombia's President Ivan Duque, in Bogota, Colombia November 19, 2020. ... At least 10 people have been left dead in cities across Colombia after a second night of protests … ... Police violence has been the subject of protests in Colombia before. Javier’s long time friend Juan David Uribe was with Javier when they both got stopped by police officers. COLOMBIA: At least five people were massacred Sunday afternoon in the Cauca department in southern Colombia. ... (@ClaudiaLopez) September 9, 2020. September 10, 2020 at 12:50 PM EDT.