An Abolish ICE protest took place in Portland on the night of the 18th, with clashes occurring between demonstrators and DHS federal agents, all across Portland. The attendance count ranges from hundreds to thousands depending on the source. Multiple protesters were arrested, and dozens injured by pepper spray, tear gas, and rubber bullets used by the police.
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.
The Million MAGA March was a Trump-supporting demonstration in Washington D.C. that attracted 15,000 people, including several white supremacist and far-right groups. Although vastly outnumbered, antifascists provided significant resistance, clashing throughout the night. 3 people were stabbed by Proud Boys-affiliated groups, and dozens of injuries occurred on both sides.
Hundreds of protesters in Facatativá, north of Bogota, took to the streets in opposition to the Tributary Reform, which would raise taxes on basic goods and services for the working class in Colombia. Despite the militarization of the small town, no confrontations occurred between law enforcement and demonstrators.