Health Workers Union Leader Murdered

News from Colombia | on: Thursday, 13 March 2008

The body of a leading member of the Colombian health workers trade union ANTHOC has been discovered after he was first reported as disappeared on March 9th. Carlos Burbano, who was found murdered on March 12th, was a member of the ANTHOC Executive in the department of Caqueta.

According to his union, Mr Burbano had been the principal organizer in the region for the events that were held nationally on March 6th to commemorate the victims of state-sponsored violence in Colombia.

More information about his death will be posted should it become available.



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