The Day Guatemala Stood Still

Paro Nacional en La Antigua Guatemala.

On August 27, Guatemalans from all over were to call to a general national strike with the goal to ask for the resignation of Guatemala’s president, regarded by many as illegitimate because the many scandals of corruption and charges brought forth by the Ministerio Público, Public Ministry and CICIG.

Of course, many antigüeños hit to streets around La Antigua Guatemala to add this city to the nationwide strike. Here are a few photos and a 60-second video clip to give you an idead of the manifestations looked like in La Antigua Guatemala.

Many business throughout Guatemala were closed in observance of the national strike. Many business in La Antigua Guatemala were also closed.

If you want to learn more about it, follow the hash tags #‎paronacional‬ ‪#‎YoPorGuatemala‬ ‪#‎27AGT‬ on Twitter, Facebook and other social media networks.

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