COVID-19 in Guatemala
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

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

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?

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