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Protecting Mayan Textiles with Copyrights

Last week, Guatemala’s Constitutional Court sided with the Guatemalan weavers and their copyrights to intellectual property of their weavings. Now congress will …

Young Maya mother with her son

One thing I have noticed through the years of photographing the people of Guatemala is how close and tight are the families. …

Hot Body or Hot Chocolate

Did you know that chocolate means bitter drink in Nahualt? Who needs a hot body when you can have hot chocolate? This …

Guatemalan flags on sale

Starting at the end of August, the ambulant flag vendors hit the streets with every flag size and shade of blue to …

Antigua Makes Me Happy — Take 3

La Antigua Guatemala is an equal-opportunity destination; the entire family gets a chance to charge up with good vibes and energy. And …

Cheveres or Shucos Hot Dogs?

What do you prefer, a shuco hot dog or a cheveré? In case you can’t tell the difference, here are two visual …

Construction Worker Day

The Día de la Santa Cruz, May 3, is also Día del Albañil or construction worker. Every year I try to bring …