|Demonstrators today outside the Ministry of Agriculture demand assistance for the El Catatumbo region.|
|Photos at today's protest portray violence|
in El Catatumbo.
El Catatumbo has a long and troubled history of violence, massacres and conflicts between guerrillas, paramilitaries and government forces. Many say that the latest violence was triggered by aggressive government erradication of the region's thousands of hectares of coca leaf plantations.
|'Peace with social justice.'|
|Semana magazine asks: What's going behind El Catatumbo?|