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It’s Time for Refacción!

Here’s your Guatemalan Spanish word for the day: Refacción o snack time. The Guatemalan labor code allows for two short breaks of …

Shoe shine and Snack Time by Rudy Giron

Shoe shine and Snack Time

I saw this man having chuchitos and atol de arroz con chocolate while having his shoes shone and I thought he was …


Enjoying the Refacción

Refacción can be roughly translated as simple snack time; but it’s much more than that. Refacción is the time where workers get …


It’s Refa Time!

There are two ‘official’ snack times in Guatemala known as refacción; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. I have …