Indigenous Groups Paralyze Guatemala in Defense of Newly Elected President

Thousands of indigenous Guatemalans have been mobilizing throughout the country in defense of the recent electoral victory of President Bernardo Arévalo. They are demanding the resignation of judicial officials who are attempting to disregard the results of the election. Citizen groups, professionals, business people, and religious leaders have joined in echoing the demands. We have been closely following this unprecedented wave of citizen discontent in Guatemala, where many are clamoring for the defense of democracy and seeking justice for impoverished indigenous communities. María Martin brings us this report from Guatemala City.

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