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.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Santiago during a mobilization on the anniversary of the police murders of Neco Mora & Ariel Morenos in 2020 during demonstrations. Heavy clashes occurred with police around the area of Plaza Dignidad, with demonstrators subject to chemical weapons including tear gas and chemically tainted water cannons, both of which cause burns and possibly permanent injuries.
Hundreds of protesters gathered in Plaza Dignidad for a national mobilization demanding the release of political prisoners. Intense clashes occurred with police, who were repulsed from the area several times by angry crowds while trying to disperse the protesters, who finally left after nightfall arrived.