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· December, 2007

Stories about Guatemala from December, 2007

Guatemala: The Media's Shortcomings

Criticisms against the mainstream media in Guatemala has focused on its lack of coverage of rural areas, and its emphasis placed on countries like Venezuela. Bloggers have also noted double...

Guatemala: Changes in Adoption Laws

Guatemala Adoption Blog provides an update regarding the changes in Guatemalan law regarding adoptions.

Guatemala: Christmas Eve

La Antigua Guatemala Daily Photo explains how Guatemalans spend Christmas Eve or “Noche Buena”.

Guatemala: Blogger Gathering in Western Guatemala

Blog Cachacero [es] writes about a blogger gathering in western Guatemala and included a trip to the game room in order to “break the ice.”

Guatemala: The Tradition of Burning the Devil

Every year in December, Guatemala prepares for the holiday season by putting up lights throughout the city. Another tradition during this month involves the burning trash and unwanted items, which...

Guatemala: La Quema del Diablo

A tradition in Guatemala called “la Quema del Diablo” (or Burning the Devil) involves taking out one's trash to be burned and which symbolizes the burning of evil spirits as...

Guatemala: A Tasteless Advertising Campaign

A series of advertisements from a Guatemalan shoe company that depicted dead women wearing the fashionable shoes caused an uproar. In a country, where the murder of women happens at...

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