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
The anti-corruption big tent ‘There Is Such a People’ (ITN) party, led by celebrity singer Slavi Trifonov, emerged as the single largest party in the parliamentary elections held on July 11. No party or coalition was able to achieve a simple majority
In this episode of Around the World in 8 Minutes, we take a look at protests in Paraguay against the mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic, a massive strike by bank employees in India and a protest by students in South Africa
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?
The Guatemalan national police brutally repressed a peaceful demonstration, on November 21, against corruption and president Alejandro Giammattei
Very little progress has been made in resolving the issues raised by doctors and nurses in Kenya. Meanwhile, protests have broken out in many cities against alleged misappropriation of funds for COVID-19 equipment
The march took place on the first anniversary of a violent police crackdown on anti-corruption protests in the country last year. They demanded a change in the government