Stories about Guatemala from August, 2009
Gustavo Reyes of Interactiva Web [es] announces the launch of EduCamp in Guatemala, which is targeted for teachers, as well as the first regional BarCamp in Esquipulas.
GuateZona [es] writes about an upcoming study to see the if an unground metro or surface train is realistic and possible.
Through photographs, Nelson Benjamín Pérez documents the production of Cobán wine made by Faustino Padilla Carrillo [es] in Central Guatemala. He primarily makes 250-300 bottles per year for artisanal purposes and is said to contain many health benefits.
Guatezona [es] writes about the new educational portal called Skoool, which offers bilingual resources in Spanish and Maya K’iche’ targeted to the indigenous community K’iche’.
Nelson Benjamin Pérez Paque posts a history and photos of the church in Chi-Ixim church located in the Guatemalan municipality of Tactic. It has become a site for pilgrimages where the faithful often climbs 1 km to reach the church, which is said to produce miracles.