Protesters returned to protest against the North Brooklyn Fracked Gas Pipeline, which Mayor Bill DeBlasio stated that he was now in opposition to in early December but has insofar not revoked the construction license. Demonstrators gave their intent to continue ramping up protests, and return to campaigning heavily against the NBK Pipeline at the construction site.
Dozens of protesters in Ft. Lauderdale marched in Las Olas against a law proposed by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, which is seen by many as repressive due to its possible legalization of running over protesters who are blocking roads, and making participating in an unlawful assembly a felony. Protesters marched to a local jail, banging pots and pans and chanting slogans to the inmates who banged on their windows in support.
The protests in Colombia have broadened to a national appeal, and have become more organized. 14 people have been killed so far, and the injury toll has increased above 400. Protesters have burned down over 56 police stations, and many of them have been converted into People’s Libraries and community centers.