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Guatemala protesters torch Congress as simmering anger boils over

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Guatemala protesters torch Congress as simmering anger boils over

Guatemala protesters torch Congress as simmering anger boils over

A contentious budget bill pushed thousands into the streets to demand an end to corruption, among other grievances.


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‘We are fed up’: Guatemalans continue anti-government protests [Video]

‘We are fed up’: Guatemalans continue anti-government protests

Guatemala’s Congress annulled a contentious budget this week, but protesters are still calling for the president and legislators to resign.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:00Published
Guatemala : anti-government demonstrations in the country [Video]

Guatemala : anti-government demonstrations in the country

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Guatemala: Hundreds of protesters storm Congress building [Video]

Guatemala: Hundreds of protesters storm Congress building

Protesters and police have clashed in Guatemala's capital after hundreds stormed the Congress building and set it on fire.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:32Published
Flames rip through Guatemala's Congress as street battles rage [Video]

Flames rip through Guatemala's Congress as street battles rage

Protests broke out over budget cuts to health and education.View on euronews

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Won't allow any political leader to speak on our stage: BKU Krantikari Punjab president [Video]

Won't allow any political leader to speak on our stage: BKU Krantikari Punjab president

While addressing a press conference at Delhi-Haryana Border, Surjeet S Phul, President, BKU Krantikari (Punjab) on November 29 said, "We've decided that we won't allow any political party leader to speak on our stage, be it Congress, BJP, AAP or other parties. Our committee will allow other organisations, who are supporting us, to speak if they follow our rules." "We want to apologise to media for misbehaviour with them by a few protesters unknowingly. To avoid such situations in future, we've decided that after every meeting, an official press note will be released by us for media," he added.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 02:28Published

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Violent protests rock Guatemalan capital as fury over budget cuts grows [Video]

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Violent protests rocked Guatemala City last night (November 21) amid growing anger over president Alejandro Giammattei and the legislature for approving budget cuts.

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