Peru: Photo of the day – Downtown Lima gets Rough


(LIP-ir)  —  Teacher’s continue to strike government proposed "Teacher’s Profession" law. A strike which has had serious repercussions nationwide continues. The death of a 13 year-old girl to the turning over of a bus can be attributed to these violent manifestations. Today, Peru’s teacher union (SUTEP) along with other organizations and students from universities made the capital’s streets their playground. Protests today took over Emancipación, Abancay, Tacna and Colmena avenues. Another officer was seriously injured and 16 more people have been detained. Among the detained are SUTEP members and students from universities such as San Marcos University and the National University of Callao.