About 150 protesters gathered in Tacoma following an incident the previous day in which a police cruiser ran over a crowd spectating a street racing event. Demonstrators placed burning barricades on the street, marching to a local prison to make noise for the inmates, as well as smashing windows of state institutions along the way. Police failed to kettle the demonstration, which resulted in very few arrests.
Dozens of protesters clashed with police in the Bonilla neighborhood of Antofagasta, demanding justice for a murdered street juggler in Panguipulli. Tear gas was deployed by Carabineros, Chilean law enforcement, which seeped into the homes of civilians. 3 protesters were arrested by the end of confrontations.
Hundreds of bikers took to the streets of Santiago to demand safe and free access to abortion for all women, who have had to rely on miscarriage and illegal procedures to get an abortion due to its status in Chile as illegal. Protesters cycled down the Alameda, the most famous and large road in the country, chanting anti-Piñera slogans and disrupting traffic.
Dozens of protesters in Encarnación gathered to demand the resignation of President Marito Abdo, widely held responsible for corruption resulting in the disappearance of $1.6 billion from Paraguay’s healthcare budget, causing a collapse in infrastructure as hospitals were overwhelmed and forced to cut back on resources.