Dozens of fishermen across Chile took to the streets to demand more state aid and subsidization of the artisanal industry, made up largely of indigenous families. Artisanal fishers are one of the poorest professions in the country, with their minimum wage being around $389 a month.
Ove 300 bikers sat-in El Parrón, demonstrating against a lack of regulations against drivers when driving near bikers, dozens of whom have been killed in recent weeks. Protesters joined the national bikers’ strike going on to pressure the government to change its measures and attitude towards the situation.
Around 150 Portland protesters took to the streets in support of a national uprising and general strike in Colombia against corruption, wealth inequality, and police violence. Demonstrators called for the end of US cooperation with the existing regime and expressed their support with the demonstrations from abroad.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Bucaramanga for a 5th consecutive day as part of a continued general strike in Colombia, in opposition to police violence and the privatization of hospitals. Police attacked the demonstration as it passed downtown, which led to the incineration of several banks and police-affiliated buildings.