Clashes break out at Puerto Rico's May Day rally

Updated:8 months, 3 weeks ago IST

San Juan (Puerto Rico), May 02 (ANI): Clashes broke out in Puerto Rico’s San Juan on 1st May during a May Day protest against austerity measures in the midst of a debt crisis. Thousands took to the streets to protest the government budget cuts, which include cuts to pensions, hurricane recovery efforts, and school funding, when the clashes broke out. Protesters hurled objects at riot police, who responded with tear gas and rubber bullets. May 1 marks what is known as "May Day" in many parts of the world, where protests center around labor issues.

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