Here’s a picture of the first Freedom Torches, Antorchas de Libertad, leaving from the Palacio del Ayuntamiento. With all the political scandals and general elections, we almost forgot that September is the mes patrio, patriotic month, and with it come all kinds of celebrations, such student parades, freedom torches, marathons, rising and lowering of the Guatemalan flag, etc. Stay tuned for more coverage of the events and celebrations of Guatemala’s Independence.
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