In the face of disaster people become united. Read the rest of this entry »
You won’t have trouble finding steakhouses in Guatemala. Read the rest of this entry »
Recados are very thick stews made with different herbs, chilies and spices. Read the rest of this entry »
I love how international fast food restaurants (some) have adapted their menus to the Guatemalan diet. Read the rest of this entry »
Utilities poles have come canvas for art work. Read the rest of this entry »
This Mexican restaurant opened last year. Read the rest of this entry »
I´ve addressed this issue before. Land on the perimeter of our urban centers is very scarce and very overpriced. Read the rest of this entry »
San Martín Jilotepeque is a small town not far from Guatemala City. This small town was home to Guatemala’s first Congress, among other relevant historical facts.
Another fact about this town is its great quality coffee. Most of its grains are exported and end up at Japanese supermarkets.
For the first time I’m seeing coffee from this area sold here.
International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala, CICIG is a criminal investigation body, formed by a treaty between Guatemala and the United Nations to combat rampant corruption in the Guatemalan Government.
They have had some amazing cases of success, including the current corruption scandal involving former President Otto Perez Molina, who was forced to resign after CICIG linked him to a criminal organization (allegedly of course), and that is why Guatemalans have come to love this organization.