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One of the things we love about Guatemala is that you can do pretty much whatever occurs to you. Which is fine in the right context. Reversing around a corner onto a major highway at night without your lights on while you’re drunk and not wearing a seat belt, for example, is a fairly harmless […]

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Volcan Pacaya

That pesky volcano on the outskirts of Antigua is at it again – at press time it was throwing up volcanic material to a height of 400 meters, and authorities were speculating that eruptions could reach a height of two kilometers. They also warned against […]

Guatemalan Documentaries

by Diana Pastor

Guatemala has great potential for artistic projects, though most of its fields have not been exploited. However, when looking at Guatemalan cinema, you’ll see that although they are few productions, some have transcended borders for their quality and content. In the documentary genre these films stand out for exposing social problems, economic […]