|Hundreds of farmers crowded Ave. Septima today.|
With all of this pleading and begging, it's a bit ironic that the farmers call their movement 'Dignidad.'
For all of their deservingness, subsidizing farmers is not a sustainable solution, since subsidies only generate more subsidies and are therefore sooner or late unsustainable.
|'Agriculture shafted by Santos.'|
|'President Santos no more lies.'|
|This guy was giving away small, tasty apricots.|
|'No to free trade agreements.' The marchers blame imported agricultural products for forcing down prices. However, according to what I've read only a tiny proportion of Colombia's fruits and vegetables are imported. However, under current trade agreements that number will grow - inevitably impacting farmers in the future.|