The March for Dignity entered to Cuenca after 18:00 Wednesday, August 5th, as part of the walk to Quito for the national strike on August 13th.
The marchers headed to the historic center crossing the Loja Avenue. On the way they received food and beverages from the inhabitants of some neighborhoods.
Here organizations such as the Assembly of the Peoples of the South, the Unitary Coordinator of Organizations and Social Movements of Azuay, the Front of Small and Medium Farmers and the Federation of Organizations of Azuay joined.
In the historic center, the march encountered a group of supporters of Alianza País. Both sides shouted slogans in favor and against the government. A group of policemen stood between the two groups to avoid clashes.
Thursday August 6th, 2015 the walk will go through the Azogues, Biblián, Cañar and El Tambo counties. In that province (Cañar), the indigenous march will be supported by the Provincial Union of Cañaris Municipalities and Cooperatives.