Peruvian farmers and industrial workers clashed with police at the last standing blockade in Panamericana Sur, at Ica Province. Many blockaders were hit with rubber bullets and crowds with tear gas, fighting back by throwing stones and injuring several soldiers and police officers. After reinforcements arrived to aid the outnumbered government forces, however, the last blockade would fall, with organizers vowing to return on the 29th.
Around 15,000 protesters took to the streets of Asunción, the capital of Paraguay, to demand the resignation of the government after the collapse of the country’s healthcare system. Elective surgeries were already suspended by the Ministry of Health, and a shortage of medicine remains throughout the country. After police attacked the crowd, the Ministry of Finance was set on fire and widespread clashes began to occur across the city, prompting the resignation of the Minister of Health.
Dozens of protesters gathered in Portland on the anniversary of the public execution of 38 Dakota men in Mankato by the Lincoln administration in 1862, condemning the largest one-day mass execution in American history. Demonstrators gave speeches at a small monument to Thomas Jefferson before dispersing.