The news triggered outrage on social media.
Violence in Guatemala leaves thousands dead every year. gangs. A total of 5,384 people were killed last year, mostly in shootings.
Guatemala and Honduras are both reliant on US funding to improve security in their gang-ridden territories
Mexico requested Guatemala's assistance in capturing the fugitive ex-governor of Veracruz.
Most died of burns in the fire in the Virgin of the Assumption Safe Home in San Jose Pinula, 10 kilometers (six miles) east of Guatemala City, officials...
Their bodies were recovered on Sunday and Monday.
It's not the first military promotion given to the statue.
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