Last Friday, January 13, was the burial of the Cusco leader, Remo Candia (50), shot dead while protesting on 28 de Julio avenue in the Wanchaq district of Cusco.
The relatives and friends of the deceased arrived at the facilities of the National College of Sciences, located in the historic center of the Imperial City, where a mass was held for the body present with the authorities of the school, where the victim had studied.
Subsequently, the coffin was carried on the shoulders and in a demonstration it was taken to the town of Anta, in the province of the same name, where Remo Candia was from.
In the midst of scenes of tears, the remains of the leader were buried, his relatives mentioned that the only thing he wanted in the protest was to be heard.
The death of the former leader still occurred on Wednesday, January 11, when thousands of protesters were heading towards the Alejandro Velasco airport in an attempt to take it.
That day there were strong scuffles with the Police, and when Remo was moving with his fellow union members, he was hit by a projectile at chest height, below the heart.
As soon as he was injured, he was taken to the Antonio Lorena hospital, where he was admitted at 2:00 p.m., to die at approximately 7:00 p.m.
In life he was president of the Anansaya Urinsaya peasant community in Anta, he was a social leader for 30 years, an accountant by profession and with three minor children.