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· March, 2009

Stories about Guatemala from March, 2009

Guatemala: Chico Zapote Fruit

The chico zapote, or also known as the sapodilla, is an exotic tropical fruit found in Guatemala and Rudy Girón of Antigua Guatemala Daily Photo publishes a close-up photograph that...

Guatemala: A Violin in Silence After Murder of Youth

The latest victims to violence in Guatemala are a young violinist, Hans Castro and his two companions Andrea Robledo and Edwin Urrea. The murders took place in the outskirts of...

Guatemala: Opposition to Mining Operations

A recent BBC story reported on skin infections showing up in several indigenous communities in Guatemala. Many from the community and other activists are placing blame on an open-pit mining...

Guatemala: Will the New Anti-Smoking Law be Enforced?

Claudia Navas of Ordinaria Locura [es] is pleased that the new anti-smoking law is now in effect in Guatemala, but lists some of the arguments by some why it won't...

Guatemala: Easy to Understand Demographics

Mafaca breaks down the demographics of Guatemala's population [es] in easy to understand terms.

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