For more than 10 days, wildcat miners working in illegal gold mines have blocked roads to disrupt traffic and the movement of goods in several Antioquia municipalities in a protest against the destruction of machinery used in the search for gold.
A couple ride on a motorcycle past a tree trunk that was sawed off by miners, during a protest in Taraza, Colombia.
A police stands guard at a bridge in Taraza, Colombia.
Miners welcome vehicles traveling from Caucacia to Medellin, allowing them safe passage through Caceres, Colombia, where miners are protesting.
Miners line up to eat during a two week-long protest by miners in Taraza, Colombia.
A police officer patrols by a toll booth that was burned during a protest by miners in Taraza, Colombia.
Police arrive to Taraza, Colombia, where miners are protesting.
Miners listen to one of their leaders during a two week-long protest by miners in Taraza, Colombia.
Protesting miners being served food at a collective breakfast in Taraza, Colombia.
Protesting miners line up for breakfast in Taraza, Colombia.
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