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.
Thousands of partygoers gathered in Huntington Beach, in Los Angeles, after organizing online, dubbing the event ‘Adrian’s Kickback’. Participants blocked roads and threw fireworks at police vehicles, with many jumping on and damaging police cruisers. Over 150 people were arrested, charged with a wide variety of offenses.
Antifascists marched against fascism in St. Paul, the capital of Minnesota, in protest of weekly pro-Trump events occurring at the Capitol. The Proud Boys did not end up arriving, and the march against fascism ended without confrontations occurring, despite a weak standoff happening during the event.