Monthly Archive: September 2011

Let’s Go To The Fair

Dust off your cowboy boots, people: it’s Fair time again in Xela. If you want to get technical about it, we’re talking about La Feria Internacional de Independencia. It’s when Guatemalans really show how...

Hitting The Rides At The Fair

By: Diana Pastor Without really feeling the change in days, it’s now September.  A lot of tourists have gone back home after their summer breaks, leaving Xela only to the strong-willed and/or unemployed. Folks...

Good Luck Catching A Superchivos Game

By: Jed Herrmann In any other magazine this month’s column would probably start with an editor’s note like this: Correction Last month’s Superchivos article incorrectly stated the date of the team’s match versus Communicaciones....

Satisfying Your Sweet Tooth

By: Susana Raymundo Guatemalan fairs are filled with all kinds of sweets and goodies.  When you head to the fair you’ll immediately be overrun with vendors hawking all kinds of things cotton candy.  While...

Finding Hard To Find Food

After geeking out on the typical eggs, beans, tortillas, etc. for a number of weeks you may have a hankering for something a bit different—but the big question is where to pick up the...

Guatemala News Wrap-Up

The biggest news in August was that ex-first lady and presidential candidate Sandra Torres was ruled constitutionally ineligible to run for president. The decision made by the Corte Constitucional (CC) is final, which means...