The banging of pots, pans, forks, spatulas, whatever was at hand, began in a small neighborhood in Bogotá and quickly spread like wildfire. The phenomenon grew to define the anti-government protests in Colombia, and sent a unified message: We will not be silenced.
Protests are breaking out worldwide — and they share some basic characteristics. Fed up with rising inequality, corruption and slow economic growth, angry citizens worldwide are demanding an end to corruption and the restoration of a democratic rule of law.
Among the 845 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, a surprisingly high number are located in just a few European countries, and even more are based off European influence. This has serious implications about the cultural preservation for the history of much of the rest of the world's people.
Argentina has been the fastest-growing market in the world for Uber since it started operating there in 2016. That success has angered the city's taxi unions, who claim demand for taxis has been cut in half since Uber's arrival.