Monthly Archive: May 2016

2 Fast 2 Furious: Guatemalan Guns

Fathouse Productions XelaWho has previously reported that high-ranking Guatemalan officials indicted for corruption are really undercover corruption agents because their cases are so ridiculous. Breaking news continues to support our position. A story recently...

Dem Dirtay Gon Tek Me Lan

By Rotten Tacos I want you to call a Guatemalan — right now — and ask them one question: “Es Belice una parte de Guatemala? (Is Belize a part of Guatemala?)”. The answer will...

Chivo in Love

Dear Auntie Dolores, I’m a 26-year-old dude from Xela, a real chivo. Living in this city I’ve learned how to speak with people from all over the world with different languages and cultures. Until...

Rellenitos de Plátano

By La Salsa Inglesa ‘Rellenitos de plátano’ are a popular snack made with mashed plantain and stuffed with black beans. Topped with a sprinkle of sugar, these tasty rellenitos are a mixture of sweet and savoury rolled...

Stuck in Xela

When did you first visit Xela and why? I first visited Xela in 2014 to study Spanish and dance salsa. I had been traveling for six years, and while I loved the nomad lifestyle...

Trendy

Many rural-living Guatemalans have very little access to water- which in some cases means that families will have to walk kilometers to fill a small bucket with untreated water to last them a week...