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· January, 2009

Stories about Guatemala from January, 2009

Guatemala: Experiences in Birdwatching

Guatemala is a major destination for birdwatchers from around the world. The number of species of birds in the country's diverse habitats is more than 700. Many of these birdwatchers...

Guatemala: More Cell Phones Because of Deregulation

Luis Figueroa of Carpe Diem [es] writes that more Guatemalans, especially the poor, have cell phones now because “the deregulation and privatization of the telecommunciations industry democratized telelphone services.”

Guatemala: Powerful Images of War Victims Leave Some Uncomfortable

Capturing images on film is one way to ensure that the collective memory does not forget about a country's history. When that country's history includes grusome events, those images can...

Guatemala: A New Way to Prevent Car Thefts?

Car thefts have increased in Guatemala and now stands at a rate of 35 per day. Luis Figueroa of Carpe Diem [es] snaps a photo and wonders whether it is...

Guatemala: Free Wi-Fi Available in Antigua's Main Plaza

Rudy Girón of Antigua Guatemala Daily Photo tests the free wi-fi now available in the main plaza of Antigua.

Guatemala: Handing Out Presents to Residents Living Near Landfill

In the holiday spirit, Javier Hernandez of El Blog de Chapu [es] and his friends visited the garbage landfill in Guatemala City to hand out presents and supplies to the...

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