Hundreds of protesters marched to Plaza Dignidad in support of health workers, where they mobilized in preparation for a further march on the Presidential Palace. Over 4,000 people marched to the Presidential Palace, but engaged in no clashes with police on their way there.
Thousands of protesters in Cali took to the streets for a 4th consecutive day as part of a general strike in Colombia, opposing new tax hikes on basic goods and services as well as the privatization of healthcare. Police responded with brutal repression, opening fire with live rounds and attacking peaceful demonstrations at multiple sites across the city.
Protesters in Quito demonstrated against a deal between the government and the IMF, in which the Ecuador would earn a $6.5 billion credit, and to make sure it would be payed back, the sales tax would be increased from 12 to 15%. This sparked rioting in the capital, with police unable to suppress the tens of thousands who took to the streets.