Stories about Guatemala from July, 2007
Dr. Mario Roberto Morales, a prominent writer from Central America recently wrote a column criticizing bloggers for their alleged lack of credibility. This article sparked a wave of criticisms from Guatemalan bloggers who kindly suggested that if blogs bothered him so much, then he should stop reading. In addition, they write that the freedom to publish content for the entire world to read far outweighs the generalizations that Morales puts forth.
Javier Aroche expresses his sympathy for the closing of the Blogs.com.gt site, which provided free hosting for Guatemalan blogs.
Lately Guatemala has suffered from electrical outages, and Elecciones Guatemala [ES] wonders whether the government has a contingency plan should the outages happen on election day.
José Joaquín of Anecdotario [ES] invites Guatemalan bloggers to a meet-up on July 20.
Nearly three percent of Guatemala's annual budget is devoted to sports. The sports section in local newspapers is much larger than the culture section. However, cultural blogs are present in the country letting readers know about great projects, events and activities. Here are seven of these blogs.
Every year on June 30, Guatemalans celebrate a festive day, when the Guatemalan Army goes on a parade in the city's center. This year was exceptional because bloggers were the real reporters of the event, and experienced something unusual that happened.
The Accidental Russophile and Sochi Travel Info await the announcement of the winner of the 2014 Winter Olympics bid in Guatemala today: one of the candidate cities is Sochi.
Blog de mi Guatemala [ES] writes about the news that General Electric will open up a call center in Guatemala that will provide up to 1,400 new jobs.