Wednesday, March 07, 2007

Bogota, Colombia - Students shut down traffic with burning barricades and threw rocks and molotov cocktails at riot police in protest of U.S. President George Bush's planned visit to the country. Police fired tear gas at rioters who retreated to a university campus. The city of Cali saw hundreds of workers and students demonstrating peacefully in opposition to Bush's scheduled Latin America tour, which was planned to begin on Thursday.