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Guatemala’s Congress rejects state of calamity imposed by the president

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Guatemalan Congress rejected this Monday the state of calamity imposed last September 2 by the president of the country, Alejandro Giammattei, to prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2.

With 81 votes in favor, the Legislative Body rejected and left without effect the Governmental Decree 8-2021 ordered by Giammattei, which stipulated a state of calamity for 30 days and a curfew from 8 pm to 4 am.

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