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· October, 2009

Stories about Guatemala from October, 2009

Guatemala: The Giant Kites of Santiago and Sumpango

Rudy Girón of Antigua Daily Photo recommends not to miss the giant kites that can be seen in the Guatemalan communities of Santiago and Sumpango.

Adoption: Securing the Rights of Mothers and Children

Women speak out from all sides of the issue: adoptees, natural mothers and adoptive mothers try to make sense of the legal, reproductive and human rights issues behind adoptions.

Guatemala: Reports of the Formation of Guerrilla Group

There are reports that a guerrilla group has been formed in Guatemala, and is being led by a Spanish citizen, who goes by the nickname “The Monk.” According to Guate...

Guatemala: The Caves of Candelaria Camposanto

The caves of Candelaria Camposanto are a tourist attraction in Northern Guatemala, and Nelson Benjamín Pérez shares photographs of a trip inside these caves [es].

Guatemala: Neighborhood Active with Popular Festivities

“My neighborhood is always active with popular festivities,” writes Luis Figueroa of Carpe Diem [es] in reference to a recent religious procession and local music in Villa de Guadalupe in...

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