The indigenous are angry, because they say the Colombian government hasn’t kept their word and still owes the community land as compensation for the massacre of twenty natives seventeen years ago. The natives have now proceeded to confiscate the farms they say are part of their agreement with the government.Police have been using teargas and rubber bullets. The natives attack riot police with stones and sticks.In 1991, paramilitaries and drug traffickers slaughtered twenty people in the farm “El Nilo”
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