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July 2010 Issue: Five Years of XelaWho

Five years, where has the time gone? It seemed like just yesterday it was 2005 when your XelaWho was brought to life by proud father Lucas Vidgen and equally proud mother Impresiones Modernas Print Shop. Now, the little babe is ready to get its first (metaphorical) backpack and have its first (metaphorical) day at school.

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World in Briefs: More News, Less Reading

Here’s the nutty news for June, 2010. Among other things, New Zealand played host to the The the Seventh Annual “Nude Rugby” tournament with the Nude Blacks defeating the Welsh Leeks to win the title…

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Stuff: Some of the information you just can’t do without, plus a whole lot of filler

Enough With the TXT Message Scams Already

If you have a cell phone then you likely receive an average of 47 text messages a day promising you backtones at 50% off, a daily Bible verse or hourly updates on the World Cup. While our employment-challenged city certainly needs all the help that it can get, [...]

Daytripper: Making a Splash at Xocomil

Daytripper is XelaWho’s regular monthly series on day trips within easy reach of Xela. This July 2010 issue is called “Making a Splash at Xocomil”. By Chris Warren.

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Spotlight On: A Series on Culture & The Arts

“Spotlight On” is XelaWho’s regular monthly series on all things cultural & artistic in Xela and Guatemala. The topic for July 2010 is “Paco Perez: The Man Behind the Moon. By Elena Alvarado.

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Driving in Guatemala

By James “Earl” Gray

You’ll love driving in Guatemala. At least when you’re not hating it.

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Guatemala This Month: Stuff That Actually Happened

By Elena Alvarado

A look back at the new and newsworthy during the month of June, 2010.

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World Cup Part II: World Cup Analysis. Who’s in it to Win?

By Steve Mullaney

As of press time, we are left with just eight teams: Uruguay, Ghana, Netherlands, Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Paraguay and Spain (editors note: uh, actually all the Round of 16 games aren’t yet complete so if we’ve blundered on making our predictions we apologize.)

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Cine Blue Angel: July, 2010 Schedule

Located at 7a Calle 15-79, Zona 1 (near Puente Los Chocoyos, i.e. the stone bridge), Blue Angel screens two movies each night. Movies start at 8pm and cost Q10 per person. Here is the July, 2010 lineup:

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Why Is This Popular: XelaWho

By Steve Mullaney

When not being used as emergency toilet paper or thrown about at the park as weapons during the monthly “Emos vs. Punks XelaWho Battle” (generally occurring on the last Thursday of the month at 3 PM, but realistically starting at 3:20 or so) we have become aware of a certain amount of [...]