Disapproval rate for Colombian president reaches 70%
Most concerning issues for Colombians are insecurity, corruption, economy, according to latest poll
Colombian President Ivan Duque's disapproval rate has risen to 70% amid national strikes, according to a survey.
The Invamer Group reported 79% of Colombian's believe the situation in the country is "getting worse," while 11% view positively the way the Duque government is handling crises inside the nation.
Colombians also showed discontent with government's handling of international relations, now at 49%, however, 30% of participants believe it is on track.
The poll Wednesday showed the most concerning issues for Colombians are citizen's insecurity at 88%, corruption with 84% and economy with 78%.
In late November, hundreds of thousands of demonstrators decisively raised their voices against rampant corruption, pervasive human rights abuses and unpopular economic initiatives of the Duque government.
A national strike has since been carried out by workers' unions and various social sectors in the country.
Invamer results are based on telephone interviews conducted Nov. 22-30, with a random sample of 1,200 adults living across Colombia.
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