Around 35 protesters in New York gathered at the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center amid reports of cold, confined, unhealthy, and unsafe conditions inside, as well as the war on crime in the city that keeps filling up jails.
Dozens of protesters in the Villa Francia area of Santiago took to the streets on the Day of the Youth Combatant, in which 2 young activist brothers were murdered by the Pinochet dictatorship. Demonstrators placed barricades and clashed with law enforcement, throwing Molotov cocktails at water cannons and other militarized vehicles.
Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Cali on the first day of a general strike against a tax hike on basic goods and services in Colombia. After police attacked the crowd, widespread looting and attacks on police stations and other government targets became rampant, resulting in the fiercest protest of the day.