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Bullfighters protest closure of arena for cultural upgrade

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Bullfighters protest closure of arena for cultural upgrade

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A group of bullfighters in Colombia have been on hunger strike for ten days to protest against efforts to end the spectacle in the capital.

Authorities in Bogota want to upgrade the bullfighting arena to a cultural venue for entertainment and sporting events.

The Bogota mayor said he wants to use public spaces for activities of “life, not death.”