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07 Sep 2018 | 02:21 PM UTC

Guatemala: Demonstration in Guatemala City on September 7

Guatemala News Alert

Demonstration reported in Guatemala City on September 7; further protests possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/7/2018, 12:00 AM until 9/11/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Guatemala). COUNTRY/REGION Guatemala City

Event

Unions representing medical workers called for a demonstration to take place in Guatemala City on Friday, September 7. According to local sources, demonstrators gathered at Paraninfo Universitario at 09:00 (local time) before marching towards the Casa Presidencial. Further associated protests are possible in the coming days. A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected near all demonstration sites.

Advice

Individuals in Guatemala City are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and allow for extra time to reach their destinations. Adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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