Advanced Spanish – Episode 019 – Huelga! El Paro Camionero…

There has been a major strike in Colombia lately. So, just where is the fruit?

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A truck drivers' strike in Colombia in 2008. Source: Extra llano/Oscar Fabian Bernal, available here.

A truck drivers' strike in Colombia in 2008. Source: Extra llano/Oscar Fabian Bernal, available here.


Truck drivers have been on strike across Colombia. In this Spanish audio podcast, we explain the main reasons why. And what the effects have been on the country… Just how are people moving around if the roads are blocked? Have prices risen in the shops? And most importantly, just how do you get fruit and vegetables if the truck drivers aren’t moving goods around the country? We explain all here…

¿En tu país qué paros o huelgas han tenido lugar? ¿Por qué? ¡Cuéntanos!

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Paola y Cristian

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