On 12 May 2021, protests related to a now-annulled tax proposal continued in the capital Bogota, Barranquilla and other cities. In Bogota, several people gathered at TansMilenio stations — including Portal 80 and Portal de las Americas — for anti-government demonstrations. Police officers and protesters clashed at the Portal de las Americas, with police officers deploying tear gas and water cannons to clear the area and arresting several protesters. In the city of Barranquilla, police officers used tear gas to disperse demonstrators outside Romelio Martinez stadium following clashes. In related developments, the National Unemployment Committee stated that it will send a caravan to Cali on 14 May as a show of solidarity with the city’s protesters.