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· November, 2007

Stories about Guatemala from November, 2007

Russia, Mexico: Yuri Knorozov

De Rebus Antiquis Et Novis writes about life and work of Yuri Knorozov, a scientist renowned, among many other things, for his role in the deciphering of the Maya script.

Guatemala: Local Self-Determination on Mining Lands

The mining industry has increased in importance in Guatemala, where given the market prices of some metals and minerals, the lands that many communities are situated are in high demand....

Guatemala: Tourist Circuit of Colonial Churches

Blog de Chiquimula [es] writes about a new tourist route sponsored by the Guatemalan Ministry of Culture, which highlights colonial churches in the eastern part of the country.

Guatemala: Elimination of Fuel Tax

Luis Figueroa of Carpe Diem [es] thinks president-elect Alvaro Colom's proposal to eliminate taxes on fuels is an excellent idea and will help Guatemalans, especially if it is coupled with...

Guatemala: The Challenges for the Next President

Guatemala participated in a run-off election where Alvaro Colom was declared the victor. Now that the results are almost completely tabulated, the new president faces the same problems as his...

Guatemala: Pseudo-Podcast 1

Desde Guate [ES] writes, “early in the morning I asked via Twitter if anyone was connected…seeing the response of some, I invited them to record via Skype, and there the...

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