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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 …

Mayan family in a hurry

Oh what a wonderful combination of just the right ingredients is this charming and photogenic city we call now La Antigua Guatemala. …

What’s new in the world?

I am glad someone can still smile and find some hope in the news. Leave it to Guatemalan to always find ways …

Guatemalan Colors and Smiles

Today I share with you a candid portrait of Ruth, one of the vendors that offers colourful hand-woven Mayan textiles from the …

Family Business Meeting

At the end of a photo walk, I captured a family meeting outside their business to watch passers-by. I raised my camera …

Selfies and the Maya

Often during the photo walks I lead around town, people ask me if the Maya don’t like to be photographed. I say …