Stories about Guatemala from April, 2008
Guatemala's forests and natural beauty are a source of pride for many Guatemalans. However, environmental neglect and destruction are also a concern, and local bloggers provide thoughts on how to ensure their preservation.
Luis Figueroa of Carpe Diem [es] writes about one of many people in Antigua, Guatemala that charge money to watch parked cars, so that “nothing happens to them.”
Guatemalan blogs are increasingly being utilized to promote the works of non-profit organizations, solicit funds to support worthy causes, or to raise awareness of important, but often unknown issues. Here are few examples of how blogs have been an important factor in promoting organizations and causes around the country.