Guatemalans block highways and demand resignation of president and attorney general

Since the early hours of Thursday, the demonstrators have stopped traffic in the access to Guatemala City from both the north and west, blocking roads where thousands of vehicles circulate daily.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Thousands of Guatemalans have blocked several highways this Thursday (29) to demand the resignations of the country's president and attorney general, Alejandro Giammattei, and Consuelo Porras, respectively, whom they accuse of corruption.

The blockades are part of a national strike called by several social sectors, as part of protests against the removal on July 23 of the anti-corruption prosecutor Juan Francisco Sandoval, dismissed by Porras.

Since the early hours of Thursday, the demonstrators have stopped traffic in the access to Guatemala City from both the north and west, specifically blocking Calle Martí and El . . .

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