Manifestations against corruption in Antigua Guatemala

Rudy Giron: Antigua Guatemala &emdash; Protests against corruption in Antigua Guatemala

The people of Antigua Guatemala also participated in the grand national manifestations under the tags #ParoNacional and #ParoS20 against corruption and to ask the resignation of the President of Guatemala and the Congressesional politicians who last week tried to make changes to penal code to protect themselves and their political parties from prosecution for illegal campaign funding.

The protests around Antigua Guatemala began early in the morning, continued throughout the day and finished around 8pm. People participating in the manifestations were chanting against corruption and impunity and demanding the resignation of corrupt congressmen as well as the removal of prosecutorial immunity of President Jimmy Morales as well as reforms to the electoral laws to prevent illegal funding, money laundering and the reelection of corrupt politicians.

Follow the links to the hashtags #ParoNacional and #ParoS20 on Twitter to get a better idea of the events of the day.

Rudy Giron: Antigua Guatemala &emdash; Manifestatons against corruption in Antigua Guatemala

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