Guatemalan VP urges president to resign with him

Guatemala Vice President Guillermo Castillo (centre) is insisting he and the president resign together over their handling of the country during the Covid-19 pandemic. – EPA pic, November 21, 2020.

GUATEMALA’S vice president said he had asked President Alejandro Giammattei to resign with him “for the good of the country”, yesterday, following the passage of a budget that has sparked outrage in the impoverished Central American nation.

“For the good of the country, I asked him that we present our resignations together,” Guillermo Castillo said in a message posted on social media.

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