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Protesters set fire to part of Guatemala’s congressional building

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) – Amid mounting protests against President Alejandro Giamattei and a legislator for approving a controversial budget that cuts education and health spending, hundreds of protesters stormed Guatemala’s Congress and burned down part of the building. The incident happened as about 7,000 people were protesting in front of …

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Protesters set fire to Guatemala’s congressional building

Hundreds of protesters stormed Guatemala’s congress on Saturday and set part of the building on fire amid growing protests against President Alejandro Giamatei and the legislature for approving budget cuts in education and health spending. As many as 2,000 people protested in front of the National Palace in Guatemala against …

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