The Notimex Workers’ Union in Mexico City entered the 307th day of the strike that began with allegations of labor terrorism, human rights violations, contempt of workers’ rights laws, and, eventually, exposures of workers to COVID-19. Strikers stated their willingness to negotiate with the corporation, but have not received any word back.
Thousands of protesters in Bucaramanga took to the streets in opposition to neoliberal policy in Colombia and the Tributary Reform, which would impose taxes on basic services like internet, water, and electricity. After police tear-gassed the crowd, clashes began to occur on the streets with angry youth throwing rocks at law enforcement.
Hundreds of Catalan antifascists in the city of Vic clashed with members of the far-right Spanish ultranationalist Vox Party, which attempted to hold a rally in the city. Demonstrators placed barricades and successfully chased off the members of the party attempting to hold the rally, pushing the far-right out of the city.
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Esquel and Trelew, 2 towns in Chubut province, against a mega-mining operation in the area that would harm the ecosystem that was approved by the governor. Other protests also occurred in Rawson, with provincial police cracking down on the march and arresting several people.