Colombia - Assassination attempt against SINATRA leader

Over Fuentes, president of the Apartadó branch of the Sindicato de Trabajadores de la Agroindustria (SINATRA), suffered an attempt on his life on 23 February 2017 when heading for a meeting with the workers of a plantation in the village of Río Grande de Turbo. He escaped uninjured thanks to the swift reaction of one of his bodyguards. The attack was carried out by two unknown assailants with firearms. The trade union leader has been the victim of four attacks over the last two years.

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