Anger as Guatemala plans to close private children’s shelter

Guatemala's government has a legal battle on its hands after it announced plans to close a private children's shelter. It comes just weeks after a backlash over a fire at a government-run home, which killed 41 teenage girls.

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    Guatemala's government has a legal battle on its hands, after it announced plans to close a private children's shelter.

    It comes just weeks after a backlash over a fire at a government-run home, which killed 41 teenage girls.

    That's prompted calls for the president's resignation, and has cast doubt on the government's ability to protect young people.

    Al Jazeera's David Mercer reports from Guatemala City.


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