Talks fail, general strike on

November 30, 2002

Despite last minute efforts by the Secretary General of the OAS Cesar Gaviria, the talks to stop the general strike scheduled for Monday broke down today. The Government blamed the more radical groups for the breakdown, however, we had been skeptical of any last minute resolution as the Government could not promise to hold the referendum after the ruling by the  Supreme Court two days ago.

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