They deployed vehicles, rocks, and torches on the highway to demand the law to establish a wage increase for the agricultural sector.
The new law, which was passed by Congress on Tuesday, "does not consider our needs. Protests and roadblocks will continue until our demands are considered," Juan Herrera, the secretary of the rural section of the Confederation of Workers of Peru (CTP), said.
On Wednesday, police forces threw tear gas and gunshots into the air to disperse demonstrators. A day before, an officer and a protester were injured during a confrontation.
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