RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Guatemala will request temporary humanitarian protection from deportation for its citizens in the United States following the devastation caused by storm Eta, President Alejandro Giammattei said on Monday.
A deluge linked to storm Eta killed an estimated 150 people in Guatemala last week and caused devastation from Panama to Mexico.
“The foreign ministry will, over the course of the week, send the papers to our ambassador in Washington, who will make the request . . .