Colombian government and people of Chocó reach agreement

Among the issues to be served are the roads, health and water supply. | Photo: noticiasdeacacias

The Government of Colombia attended Tuesday requests of the inhabitants of Choco in Colombia, to solve the shortage of health care, infrastructure and other aspects.

Among the advances achieved between Colombian Government and Chocoanos inhabitants approval of 720 billion pesos managed to address two of the major roads linking the Chocó with other national roads, as well as the diagnosis of infrastructure for creating secondary hospitals and third level.

Also to address the roads more than 500 billion pesos for the route of the approved Quibdo – Medellin, which a few months ago caused the death of more than 15 people due to bad state it is.

The second road is to Quibdó – Pereira that communicates with the Choco and the rest of the country, for this, 220 billion pesos was allocated.

It has also ensured the adoption of a budget to study the stages corresponding to the road via the sea, and the request for diagnosis and improve airports.

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On health issues, the Colombian Government took into account the concern of the Chocoanos inhabitants, as they have the highest death rate, which has promised resources so you can build a tertiary hospital.

Another commitment is the approval of 320 billion pesos to restore the hospital of St. Francis of Assisi, the only hospital in the community.

Among other agenda items, they were also discussed, basic sanitation and water, as some people say that 80 percent of the municipalities in the department of Chocó not have this service.

In context
The people of Choco department last week stopped their daily activities until the Colombian government to hear their requests. They also said that Monday would be the day D, ie, the day most call in the streets.

Chocoanos discomfort began to feel the July 20 when the inhabitants of this town raised their voice against poverty and the iniquities of which they are victims.