Dozens of artisanal fishers took to the streets across Chile against the environmentally harmful Dominga mine and the lack of benefits provided to them, demanding bonuses and subsidies for small fishing operations that are already provided to large corporations in the same sector.
Thousands of protesters in Asunción returned to the streets for a 2nd consecutive day to demand the resignation of the President after the collapse of Paraguay’s healthcare system, with elective surgeries such as appendix removal shut down altogether and medicine at a critically low supply. Demonstrators first marched to the National Congress and then the palace of the president, clashing with police and singing chants against corruption.
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Esquel and Trelew, 2 towns in Chubut province, against a mega-mining operation in the area that would harm the ecosystem that was approved by the governor. Other protests also occurred in Rawson, with provincial police cracking down on the march and arresting several people.
Thousands of protesters took to the streets across the Netherlands against a curfew set for 9:00 P.M., many a mix of migrants & poor people as well as adherents to QAnon-style conspiracy theories that believe that COVID-19 is a deep-state conspiracy. Police lost control of several cities, including Eindhoven, the Hague, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, and many others.