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26 Sep 2020 | 04:35 AM UTC

Puerto Rico: Activists to gather in San Juan September 28

Puerto Rico News Alert

Activists plan to gather in San Juan on September 28 to denounce violence against women; avoid all protests

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/26/2020, 12:00 AM until 9/29/2020, 11:59 PM (America/Puerto_Rico). COUNTRY/REGION San Juan (Puerto Rico)

Event

Activists affiliated with the Feminist Collective (Feminista Colectiva) are set to hold a demonstration in San Juan on Monday, September 28, to demand government officials declare a state of emergency regarding violence against women. Participants will reportedly gather at the Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetary at 18:00 (local time) before marching to the governor's residence (La Fortaleza), although the exact route has not been announced.

A heightened security presence and localized transport disruptions are possible in the vicinity of the protest.

Advice

Those in San Juan are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all demonstrations and political gatherings as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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