Protestors demand resignation of Guatemalan President Giammattei and other stories

Today we look at anti-government protests in Guatemala, the strike against contract labour by Rio Tinto workers in Canada, and more

August 06, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we look at the  protests in Guatemala demanding the resignation of President Alejandro Giammattei, his cabinet of ministers, and the Attorney General; the ongoing strike by Rio Tinto workers in Canada against benefit cuts and temporary contract labour; an appeal by the WHO for a moratorium on “booster doses” of the Covid-19 vaccines as the global vaccine gap widens; and the 2019 Brumadinho dam collapse in Brazil and the appeal filed by the Vale mining company against court-ordered compensation for the victims