Cali, Colombia - Republic of
THREE COLOMBIAN PROTESTERS BURIED UP TO THEIR NECKS IN CALI.
Colombian Maria Gabriela Ruiz, 66, (C) is aided by a woman while she
lies buried in the ground up to her neck along with Olmedo Gomez, 42,
(bottom) and Nicolas Salazar, 32, during a protest in a popular sector
of Cali, July 4, 2003. Three people, two men and a woman, buried
themselves three days ago in protest against the government because 150
displaced persons have not been relocated to a safe sector of Cali.