Monthly Archive: August 2016

A Way Away in HueHue

Backpackers in Guatemala are a strange breed. Many come to the land of the Maya seeking an authentic adventure, claiming to be a different type of traveller to those that swarm into the likes...

Xelebrity of the Month

XelaWho’s ear-the-ground correspondent, Alex Mac, brings you the stories behind the famous faces you see around town in Xela. This month he spoke to Aldo and Rafael, the guys in charge at the world...

Stuck in Xela

Hola Macha. Prefieres hablar en inglés o español? Como quieras   I’m much more charming in English Sure.. let’s do that then   Alright. So what brought you to Xela and how long were...

Trendy

Twitter lit up this month with the news that ex-army captain (and killer of Bishop Gerardi — a fierce opponent of the Guatemalan military) Byron Lima was killed in a prison riot by a...

Chivo Drama Love

By Auntie Dolores Dear Auntie Dolores, Some of my friends always say that I overreact and that I am always looking for drama in my life. On this occasion, however, I think I have...