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.
Around 100 protesters in Rochester marched after no officers were charged in the murder of Daniel Prude, a black man suffocated by police who put a hood over his entire head, causing him to die a week later. Demonstrators marched to the Rochester Public Safety Building, pushing aside barricades and pushing on the front door before dispersing.
Protesters in Quito demonstrated against a deal between the government and the IMF, in which the Ecuador would earn a $6.5 billion credit, and to make sure it would be payed back, the sales tax would be increased from 12 to 15%. This sparked rioting in the capital, with police unable to suppress the tens of thousands who took to the streets.
Hundreds gathered in Bogota for a memorial protest in honor of Dilan Cruz, a university student killed in the 2019 protests in Colombia. Demonstrators marched down the commercial sector of the city, running into police during the march. The two sides clashed, with protesters cursing out the police as they left, appearing unwilling to fight.