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Protesters burn part of Guatemalan parliamentary building

Guatemala City (AP)-Hundreds of protesters invaded Guatemala Parliament and one of the buildings on Saturday as demonstrations against President Alejandro Jamatei and Congress to approve budgets to reduce education and medical costs expanded. I burned the part.

The protest took place when about 7,000 people were demonstrating against the budget in front of the National Palace in Guatemala City. And the COVID-19 pandemic. Vice President Guillermo del Toro has offered to resign.

A video on social media showed a flame erupting from a legislature window. According to media reports, security agencies fired tear gas at protesters, injuring them.

Jamatai was not publicly responding to the protest.

Dissatisfaction has been built beyond the new 2021 budget on social media, and a clash broke out during the Friday demonstration. A larger protest march was called on Saturday.

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Protesters burn part of Guatemalan parliamentary building

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