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· November, 2008

Stories about Guatemala from November, 2008

Guatemala: 3,000 XO Computers to Be Donated

Three thousand XO computers will be donated to the Guatemalan government for distribution to schoolchildren through the offices of the Ministry of Education and the Secetariat of Social Works of...

Guatemala: The 5th Annual Jilotepeque Festival

The 5th Annual Jilotepeque Festival will take place on November 29-30 in the Guatemalan municipality of San Martín Jilotepeque. The Casa de la Cultura Sanmartineca is coordinating the event and...

Guatemala: Marimba Band Touring Italy

The Guatemalan marimba band Sonal Ko Konab’ is currently touring Italy according to the blog Santa Cruz Barillas [es] and they proudly representing, not only their home region, but the...

Guatemala: The Kaibiles as Peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The Kabiles are soldiers that are part of the Guatemalan Army that has a poor track record of human rights abuses. Now, they are members of a UN peacekeeping force...

Guatemala: The Fiambre and Other Foods for Day of the Dead

What began as an improvised dish called Fiambre made of leftovers and made by nuns in Antigua, Guatemala, has become a tradition during the Day of the Dead holidays. The...

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