Hundreds of protesters in Porto Alegre took to the streets in opposition to the policies of right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro, demanding more vaccine access in Brazil and the end of ethnic cleansing in the Amazon against the indigenous population.
Trade unions and Marxist-Leninist organizations including CONUSI and SUNTRAC took to the streets across Panamá for the reactivation of employment contracts and the removal of deregulating and anti-labor laws such as Decree 830. Roads were shut down across the country, with over 40,000 workers going on strike in dozens of cities.
Dozens of protesters took to the streets 19 days after the beginning of demonstrations demanding justice for Andrew Brown, an unarmed Black man killed by police in his driveway using assault rifles. Police kept a presence in the area, but did not attack the protest and allowed participants to peacefully disperse.
Thousands of Chilean demonstrators took to the streets in Santiago to commemorate the International Day Against Violence On Women, marching on the presidential palace to condemn Piñera’s complicity in violence against women and his lack of action on the issue. Many clashes took place throughout the day, with looting occurring for the first time en masse in the Chilenazo.