In the praying rallies, you usually see that the faithful give alms to their congregations. But this time, the vigil organized by Partido Lider (Leader Party), it’s the opposite. The Barquín and Martinez Lohayza (some of the members of this political party) expect that by paying money to the naïve christians the Leader Party will get enough prayers to protect them from the persecution from The International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG on Spanish, ICAIIG on English). On the picture you see an old woman receiving GTQ 20.00 (about USD 2.50) for being there.
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