President of Guatemala will ask to capture protest leaders | News
The president of Guatemala, Alejandro Giammattei, announced on Monday that his Government will request arrest warrants against the leaders of the protests and demonstrations that have been taking place in the Central American country since last week.
Blockades grow in protests against Guatemala's attorney general
Through a message released through official channels, President Giammattei described the blockades on the country's main roads as illegal.
"The blockades are not peaceful, but rather they restrict freedom of movement and are also preventing other rights," added the president.
Acts outside the law will not be tolerated, blockades are illegal! It is necessary to find forms of dialogue and agreement. Rest assured that the Executive is taking all measures to guarantee the enjoyment of your rights with the least degree of confrontation. pic.twitter.com/DEHxpdkB7O
— Alejandro Giammattei (@DrGiammattei)
October 10, 2023
The president assured that there are countries and non-governmental organizations that are financing the blockades and protests, without offering more details in this regard.
Alejandro Giammattei pointed out that the blockades have left million-dollar losses to the country's economy.
The president of Guatemala, Alejandro Giammattei, threatened that they would begin with the captures of the leadership of the National Strike, which he described as shock groups trained to generate chaos; The arrests will also include participants in international cooperation. pic.twitter.com/SpVzqQZlGR
— Santiago Botón ���� (@SantiagoteleSUR)
October 10, 2023
Since October 2, thousands of citizens have blocked several roads and staged protests, demonstrations and sit-ins to demand the immediate resignation of the attorney general, Consuelo Porras and other officials of the Public Ministry.
The protests were called by the indigenous organization 48 cantons of the department of Totonicapán. Since then, various unions have joined, including universities, doctors and merchants.
In a new act of repression, a group of citizens were attacked by security forces in front of the National Palace of Culture, headquarters of the Government.
According to the Civil Police, a group of around 200 people caused acts of violence, intimidation of pedestrians and several fires to businesses.
The security agency indicated that the protagonists of the violent events were alleged infiltrators, who caused riots, for which they were repressed with tear gas.
This caused the protesters who were there to run in terror through various streets in the center of Guatemala City.
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