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José Luis Barillas

When and how did the idea of the Maya Silver shop arise? In 1979 we opened the silver shop. The idea arose because I was already dedicated to this business and I lost my job. Therefore I decided to become an entrepreneur and open my own jewelry store. I started here in this very...

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Christmas concert: A Gift for the Colonial City

El Patronato de Catedral de La Antigua – constituted by the Catholic Church and the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Guatemala, Monsignor Oscar Vian – are gifting something very special to the Colonial City of La Antigua for all locals and visitors to enjoy during the Christmas festivities: excellent music for our souls. The...

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125 Years of Chichicastenango’s Convite

Chichicastenango –a city rich in culture, beliefs, and traditions– celebrates the 125rd anniversary of its convite this December 8th. A convite is a costumed dance and parade, and Chichicastenango’s has earned the city several important recognitions including the Order of the Sovereign Congress in 2007, and a declaration recognizing it as part of the...

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Community Tour Entre Volcanes

The Coffee Tour, was created by group of small coffee growers, who with effort and dedication in the year 2006, began a foundation for a coffee-processing program. In its different techniques, from the beginning, how to plant it, until it turns into a cup of coffee. In order to have better economic opportunities for...

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Association life

Asociación Vida is an organization whose mission is working hard for people in Guatemala and promoting good nutrition, health and inclusive education – especially people living in San Miguel Dueñas and its neighboring communities. Their program “Syndrome of Love”, aims to provide pre-primary and primary education to all children without conditions or limitations. Its...

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Riecken

Susan Riecken and Allen Andersson began thinking about retirement but decided to first try and solve some of the most immediate needs of remote Central American villages: food, medicine, schools, agriculture support and jobs. They soon realized that highest value solution they could offer was access to information, and the easiest to transport was...

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Chapin Goodies

In Guatemala, many of the kids at some point in their life have eaten a cuquito (icies). These refreshing icies that you can buy for a quetzal (and previous generations, for less) in the neighborhood stores of almost every town. These little bags had juice (natural or artificial) that was frozen and delicious. My...

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El Arco de Santa Catalina y su historia

The history of the arch began in the 17th century with an increase in the number of nuns living in the city of Santiago de los Caballeros (today known as La Antigua). The increase in nuns overflowed the capacity at the Convento de Concepción – which was the first and only convent at that...

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It’s Cardamom Time in Guatemala

When you think of the outstanding natural resources and delicious products produced in Guatemala perhaps you would first think of their world-famous coffee or their rich cacao, their spicy chilies or their traditional staples of corn and beans. Those of you who have travelled further afield within Guatemala will know that this spectacular country is...

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Asociación manos abiertas

Guatemala has very high maternal and infant mortality high rates, compare to other Latin American countries. Currently, only one third of women in Guatemala have used a modern family planning method. A 28% of women in the country report an unmet need for family planning. Unfortunately, funding for maternal and child health services, reproductive...

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