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Strike Negotiations in Colombia Creates Uncertainty for Supply Chain Operations

Executive Summary Since April 28, Colombia’s nationwide protests have paralyzed the country’s supply chain networks by disrupting port operations at the ports of Cartagena and Buenaventura, blocking major thoroughfares, impacting air freight shipments, and significantly interrupting Colombia’s oil industry. On June 15, the National Strike Committee announced that worker’s unions,...

Strike Negotiations in Colombia Creates Uncertainty for Supply Chain Operations

Colombia’s nationwide protests have paralyzed the country’s supply chain networks by disrupting port operations, blocking major thoroughfares, impacting air freight shipments, and significantly interrupting Colombia’s oil industry. On June 15, the National Strike Committee announced that worker’s unions, student organizations, and other groups have decided to suspend protests, yet...

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New tax proposal reignites nationwide protests in Colombia

On April 28, thousands of Colombians started a nationwide strike against President Ivan Duque’s tax reform proposal aimed at mitigating the country’s economic crisis amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The protest has since escalated into one of the largest anti-government protests Colombia has seen in decades, severely impacting supply chains...