Dozens of workers at the Total Grandpuits refinery in France entered a 15th day of striking and attempting to halt access to the facility in protest against the company’s conversion plans, which trade unions estimate will lead to 700 layoffs.
Protesters across Chile took to the streets calling for the freedom of political prisoners that have been put in jail by the state, some since the start of the October Rebellion, from Valparaiso to Santiago. Many banner drops also occurred in smaller cities, that would have had a smaller protest population.
Over 8,500 migrants have crossed Honduras into Guatemala, with the number ever-increasing as more and more desperate and impoverished people attempt to seek a new life in the country that has imperialized the continent. Extreme violence broke out at Vado Hondo in Chiquimula, where the Guatemalan military and police were sent to attack unarmed and poor migrants trying to cross the border.