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There is a “real” story of discrimination, arrogance and patronizing behind today’s photo. If at least ten (10) people request it, I …




For The Disappeared






Sometimes silence is louder than thunder! That was the case this past Saturday at the inauguration of the exhibit “Los Desaparecidos” (The …




Sompopo: The Giant Guatemalan Ant






Enough about pondering the big questions! Sompopos are now here and thus we are now “officially” in the rainy season. Sompopos arrived …




Harmony in Chaos






Guatemalan textiles is all the proof that you need that there’s harmony in chaos; don’t you think?




Guatemalan Cuisine: Atolillo






I am sure many Guatemalans have not had atolillo yet! If you have had atolillo before, please come forward. Atolillo is made …




JennyStar DVD Rentals in Antigua






JennyStar DVD Rentals is the Netflix of La Antigua Guatemala. JennyStar DVD Rentals is what happens when you think through a good …




Mother’s Safety Zone






Through our mothers’ safety zone we learn to crawl, walk, run, swim and fly! It is only fair that we assign one …




From Blue Bird to Green Quetzal






The typical Guatemalan camioneta (public transit bus or chicken bus for those who like the colourful derogatory term) is based on an …