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Guatemalans call for Resignation of President Morales

Hundreds of Guatemalans joined a protest on Thursday to demand the resignation of President Jimmy Morales. There is speculation that Morales might ask for the the director of the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), Ivan Velasquez to be removed from his post as probe into corruption allegations continues.
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 Protesters show their support for the head of the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala Ivan Velasquez. The Colombian born attorney
Protesters show their support for the head of the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala Ivan Velasquez. The Colombian born attorney's term ends in 2019 Photo:EFE
Protesters shouted, "Let
Protesters shouted, "Let's get that clown away. Outside, outside, outside," as they marched outside the Presidential House. Photo:EFE
Around 500 people marched under the motto "Ivan stays in CICIG. Out of Jimmy
Around 500 people marched under the motto "Ivan stays in CICIG. Out of Jimmy's Government". Photo:EFE
The woman
The woman's sign says "Guatemala remains awake" Photo:EFE
The CICIG, created in 2007 and chaired by Velásquez since 2013, has been an ally of the Public Ministry in their fight against corruption.
The CICIG, created in 2007 and chaired by Velásquez since 2013, has been an ally of the Public Ministry in their fight against corruption. Photo:EFE
Another demonstration is planned for next Saturday.
Another demonstration is planned for next Saturday. Photo:EFE
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