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July 2007 Issue: XelaWho Spreads Its Wings

It had to happen. After nearly two years of doing the do in Quetzaltenango, the XelaWho team finally ponied up the Q20, got on a bus and took this show on the road.

And thus the San Pedro section was born.

Putting a San Pedro section in a Xela magazine makes a lot of sense [...]

Best of Xela 2007

Odds are, you’ve probably been here for a month or two, studying subordinate clauses or helping blind, diabetic Mayans learn how to sew. You know, the whole gringo in Xela thing. When you’re out of class or needlepoint lessons, you generally stay at your host family house, writing in your journal, or venture out to [...]

Cuentame: A Comic Series from 2005-2007

The Mysterious Passenger, July 2007

CSI: XELA TO BEGIN FILMING NEXT MONTH

Quetzaltenango, Jul 23 – Filming is set to begin on the television series CSI: Xela in early September, according to industry sources.

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¿Qué Onda Vos? A Series on Speaking Guatemalan Spanish

“¿Qué onda vos?” is XelaWho’s a monthly guide to speaking Spanish Guatemalan style. This month we’re looking at funny expressions.

¡A huevos! LITERAL MEANING: To eggs! ACTUAL MEANING: Hell yeah!

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CHICKEN BUS DRIVER FIRED FOR DRIVING TOO SLOWLY, SOBER

by Chris Perras Chicken bus driver Juan Lentemente was fired this weekend amidst charges of driving too slowly and without the influence of alcohol. Initially, bus company officials had called for the suspension of Lentemente’s license, but upon learning that he never had a license and was only thirteen years old, decided they had [...]