• J Balvin, Karol G, Kali Uchis & More Latin Artists React to Tax Reform Protests in Colombia

    13 days ago - By Billboard

    Students and workers in Colombia have taken to the streets to protest a tax reform proposal by President Ivan Duque's government last week.
    The proposed tax reform, according to Reuters , “would increase taxes on individuals and businesses and eliminate many exemptions, and was originally meant to raise about $6 billion, equivalent to 2% of gross domestic product .” The government also suggested expanding items subject to value-added tax.
    As a result, peaceful demonstrations began to take place around the country, especially in Bogotá, Cali and Medellín. Protests eventually turned violent...
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