After the demonstrations, where citizens have been protesting against the government of Guatemala since Saturday, November 21, the country’s Primate, Archbishop Gonzalo de Villa y Vásquez of Santiago de Guatemala, invited the demonstrators to remain calm and called for dialogue, reported Fides News Agency.

The demonstrations, during which part of the congress site was set on fire on Saturday, led to clashes with the police. There were further demonstrations on Monday, November 23rd, despite the fact that Congress had announced early that morning that it would revise the controversial budget for 2021.

The President of Parliament Allan Rodríguez announced this together with 16 other MPs from the various parliamentary groups that are allied with the ruling party.

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