Guatemala riot police deployed as ex-soldiers storm Congress parking lot, torch cars
23 October 2021 | 2:29 pm
Guatemalan riot police are deployed as former soldiers storm the rear area of Congress on and torch several vehicles in protest over unpaid compensation for their service during the country's civil war from 1960 to 1996.
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