Alejandro Giammattei
Palestinians stage protests, Guatemala’s president objects to family bill and other stories

Today we look at protests by Palestinians against illegal demolitions by Israel, the Protection of Life and Family law in Guatemala, and more

US Congress approves $1B for Israel’s Iron Dome in govt. spending bill and other stories

Today we look at the military aid to Israel approved by the US Congress, the targeting of Sahrawi activist Aminatou Haidar with Pegasus, and more

State of siege in Guatemala is a threat to human rights

The government has decreed military control for 30 days in the El Estor municipality in response to protests against a mining project in the territory of the Mayan Q’eqchi’ community.

Retired military officers storm Guatemalan Congress, set fire to vehicles

A protest-turned-riot by hundreds of retired military officers left at least 10 security officials and four journalists injured, besides other damages. The violence and illegal seizure of the parliament received condemnation by legislators of all political spectrum

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

Guatemalans take to streets demanding President Giammattei’s resignation

Since July 29, thousands of Guatemalans have been mobilizing in different parts of the country in rejection of the involvement of the government officials in corruption scandals and the mismanagement of the COVID-19 pandemic

Protesters demand president Alejandro Giammattei’s resignation in Guatemala

Guatemalans are not only demanding the president Alejandro Giammattei and his cabinet’s resignation, but also the establishment of a Plurinational state

There is no quick solution to the Guatemalan crisis

Why were hundreds of thousands of Guatemalans on the streets over the past weeks? What is the pact of the corrupt in the country? We take a look

Carlos Barrientos: There is rage on the streets of Guatemala

What brought over 500,000 people to the streets in Guatemala on Saturday, and why are people not leaving the streets after the controversial budget was suspended?

Human rights organizations condemn police repression of protests in Guatemala

The Guatemalan national police brutally repressed a peaceful demonstration, on November 21, against corruption and president Alejandro Giammattei

Right-wing Alejandro Giammattei wins Guatemalan presidential elections

With only 42% participation of the electorate, Giammattei pulled ahead of former first-lady Sandra Torres in the second round of presidential elections in Guatemala

Guatemalan electoral authority releases official results from June elections

After two weeks of delay due to several reports of electoral irregularities and their subsequent investigation, the Guatemalan electoral court confirmed the run-off between Sandra Torres and Alejandro Giammattei

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