Monthly Archive: June 2016

Yes We Can-tina!

Cantinas… ever been to one? We’re not talking about your Brooklynite hip nightspots where your man Sergio sorts you out with the best $15 cuba libres you can find while listening to authentic South...

Trendy

With the highest number of Facebook users in Central America and a Twitter population growing by the thousands every month, social media can be a great place to find out what’s buzzing in Guatemala....

Stuck in Xela

Each month our very our investigative reporter Jalapeño Jacobo interviews a foreigner who’s gotten themselves stuck in Xela. This month we spoke to Richard Brown, who was raised in Virginia in the United States...

Guatemala in the Panama Papers

By Fathouse Productions You’d trust a company called Brodway (not a typo) Commerce Inc., right? Well, so did Mossack Fonseca, the money-laundering, shell company-creating, law-skirting Panamanian law firm whose leaked documents are the now-famous...

TEDx Comes to Xela!

Can an idea change the world? Are dreams worth having? By itself, ideas are only figments of one’s imagination, concepts of fantasy. Implemented, however, ideas can bring about profound impacts and become the seeds...

Xelebrity of the Month

XelaWho correspondent, Richard Brown, brings you the stories behind the famous faces you see around town in Xela. This month he spoke to Ana Bustamante López, a Vegetable seller in the Parque Central market....

Sunshine Mango Salsa Recipe

By La Salsa Inglesa It’s our favorite season in Xela: mango season so here’s a mango recipe to take full advantage of the current gluttony. This salsa uses raw ingredients and should be ready...

Amateur Beer Pong Player

Dear Auntie Dolores, I’ve been dating a gringo for three months. I’m Guatemalan so when we first met I was a bit worried about our cultural differences but until now everything has gone more...