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· December, 2009

Stories about Guatemala from December, 2009

Guatemala: Preserving Atitlán Lake

  15 December 2009

The blogger S@kis of Una Hoja de Papel [es] describes a hypothetical conversation with his future granddaughter who wants to know what the Atitlán Lake in Guatemala was like, and why it is no longer that way. He answers because Guatemalans did nothing to preserve it.

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Guatemala: Stories and Artisan Crafts from The Ixil Triangle

  14 December 2009

Towns Santa María Nebaj, San Juan Cotzal and San Gaspar Chajul form the Ixil Triangle, located north of the Sierra de los Cuchumatanes. Because of its traditional hand-crafted clothing, the Chancol cheese, and its collection of myths and legends from the region, the place is one of the favorite destinations of hikers in Guatemala.

Guatemala: Three Lynched on Chicol

  8 December 2009

Blogger Luis Figueroa dwells on the idea of “popular justice” [es] and its link with the Guatemalan civil war after three persons were lynched by burning in the town of Chicol, Huehuetenango.

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