Protesters took to the streets again for Karon Hylton, whose family members have also repeatedly been attacked by police. At least 10 protesters were arrested, and a cousin of Hylton was among them. No police were injured during the protest.
Young Panamanians protested against President Laurentino Cortizo’s decision to exclude people less than 25 years old from the “solidarity voucher”, giving people $100 per month to alleviate the COVID-19 pandemic’s financial stress. Students blockaded several roads in response to the decision, including the Balboa and Cinco De Mayo avenues. Police responded by opening fire with rubber bullets and arresting several students, taking them to a police station, and later releasing them without torturing them in any form.
Dozens of protesters in Coquimbo took to the streets on the anniversary of the formation of the Carabineros, the national police agency of Chile. Demonstrators assembled in a rebuke of the organization, demanding its immediate dissolution. Carabineros arrived to suppress the protest after barricades were lit, arresting 6 people.