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· December, 2009

Stories about Guatemala from December, 2009

Guatemala: Ongoing Search for Remains of the Disappeared

James Rodríguez of Mi Mundo documents one of the ongoing searches in the community of Villalobos for the remains of some of the disappeared victims during the armed conflict in...

Guatemala: Restaurant Review Blog

La Papila Gustativa [es] is a blog that has been reviewing a wide variety of restaurants in Guatemala City.

Guatemala: The Film ‘Puro Mula’ Awarded at Havana Festival

Filmed in Guatemala, the movie 'Puro Mula' was recently awarded at Havana Film Festival. It is one of the works from the collective Best Picture System, which brings together artists...

Guatemala: Preserving Atitlán Lake

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...

Guatemala: Stories and Artisan Crafts from The Ixil Triangle

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...

Guatemala: Three Lynched on Chicol

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...

Guatemala: Breaking Down the Doors of Brothels

The blog Noticias para Dios offers an inside look, both raw and literary, on the everyday life of a Guatemalan lawyer rescuing trafficked children from brothels.

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