Local far-right groups protested in Frankfurt for the end of the lockdown, with antifascists showing up to counterprotest against the anti-science demonstrators. Tensions were high and sporadic fights broke out, until police cracked down almost exclusively on the counterprotesters, hitting them with a water cannon and arresting many.
Dozens of port workers in Valparaiso took to the streets as part of a nationwide strike, demanding the government passage of the ability to withdraw 10% of a person’s pension fund in direct cash for a 3rd time during the COVID-19 pandemic. Demonstrators lit tires and blocked roads, before riot police arrived, using water cannons and tear gas to disperse the strikers.
Dozens of protesters gathered at the Gandhi Monument in Panama City to demonstrate on the anniversary of the American invasion of the country in which more than 5,000 people were killed. A coalition of groups gathered, mostly from the Marxist-Leninist SUNTRAC organization, burning and stomping on flags of the United States.