Police arrested three protesters this morning in the Golden Mile area of Hato Rey during activities called for International Labor Day every May 1.
One of those arrested What a neighbor, spokesperson for the EDUCAMOS editorial board. Meanwhile she was also arrested Joselyn Velasquez, spokesperson for the Jornada se Acacan las Promesas collective. The third prisoner Joshua MidjaPresident of Utier.
The three were taken to the Hato Rey Oeste camps, as protesters are usually arrested.
Velázquez complained in a television interview that police had closed the lane along Juan Ponce de Leon Avenue in Hato Rey, minutes before his arrest. Protesters demanded to be allowed to march on public roads towards Santurce in the direction of Río Piedras, but officers caught on camera argued that access had been closed and they could demonstrate on other roads in the area.
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Velázquez denounced the blockade as illegal on the public highway. He indicated that the marches will meet in different directions in front of the headquarters of the Financial Supervisory Board in the Seaborne Plaza building on Luis Muñoz Rivera Avenue.
As he finished his revelations, Velasquez crossed the fence where the uniform was installed.
Immediately, the soldiers stationed at the police line arrested the two protestors.
On the other hand, unions that protested earlier in the day at the Minilas Government Center marched to the Minilas Subway where traffic was halted in both directions around 11:30 am.