Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Encarnación, the 3rd-largest city in all of Paraguay, demanding the government’s resignation after the collapse of the healthcare system, with medicine at a critically low level and elective surgeries stopped altogether. Demonstrators gathered at the Plaza de Armas in the Colorado District, burning barricades and singing chants against the standing regime.
Protesters in Peru turned out to protest in La Molina and Los Olivos, marching in the hundreds against the Merino administration that ousted Vizcarra. Demonstrators in Lima also turned out in the thousands in front of Parliament to denounce what is seen as a coup, clashing with police, with dozens if not hundreds of injuries occurring.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Barranquilla, in opposition to healthcare privatization and police violence amid an ongoing general strike. Despite the demonstration remaining peaceful on the highway, police attacked, firing tear gas and injuring several participants in the crowd fleeing the chemical weapon.