Monthly Archive: April 2009

Shopping Xela

By James Gray Shopping in Xela is bewildering for the ex-pat. Back home in the U.S. – land of the free and home of the jumbo pack – I maneuver through life with certain...

How to Divorce Your Host Family

By Steve Mullaney Chances are you’ve had to dump a boyfriend/girlfriend, but that’s nothing compared to dumping your host family. When you dump a host family you need to dump each member individually, then...

Get Your Permanent Residency in Guatemala

By Babs Are you tired of doing border runs? Thinking of staying in Guatemala for a while? Maybe you have thought about making it your permanent or part-year home? If so, getting your residency...