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Civil groups call protests against the Government and the deputies of Guatemala

The Citizens Assembly Against Corruption and Impunity of Guatemala today called for a rally in the squares and parks of the country next Thursday to request the resignation of the Guatemalan President, Jimmy Morales, and 112 deputies.

Guatemala, Nov 13 (EFE) .- The Citizens Assembly Against Corruption and Impunity of Guatemala today called for a rally in the squares and parks of the country next Thursday for request the resignation of the Guatemalan president, Jimmy Morales, and of 112 deputies.

Composed of social organizations, peasants, indigenous people, academics, trade unions, sectors of Women, cooperatives and university students, among others, the leaders of this movement expressed at a press conference that they are already "tired of corruption.

Activists They called on all sectors to join the so-called "national citizen mobilization against corruption and impunity."

The general secretary of the Association of University students (AEU) of the state University of San Carlos, Lenina García, explained that the protest will be held in all plazas and parks in Guatemala.

He added that the The concentration will begin at 12.00 local time (18.00 GMT) also at the seat of Congress in the capital.

The main demands will be the resignation of the president of Guatemala and 112 deputies of the Parliament, which has 158 seats, whom they consider corrupt.

In addition, that the Electoral Law and Political Parties (LEPP) be reformed so that the system in the and the end of the evictions of the indigenous and peasants.

"The system that governs us is corrupt and racist," Garcia said.

For his part, Rafael González Unidad Campesinas (CUC) explained that this sector will go out to demonstrate in several headwaters of the interior of the country because "the three branches of the State are criminalizing the fight for land. "

The leaders recalled that the anti-corruption movement began in 2015 when the case of customs fraud that has been held in preventive prison, between others, the former president Otto Pérez Molina and his former vice president Roxana Baldetti.

Since then the Public Ministry (MP) and the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) have dismantled more than a dozen cases of corruption in which ex-employees and businessmen are also involved.

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