Guatemala Links

Guatemala Flag Links related to Guatemala presented in somewhat random fashion: 2019 Elections https://www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/guatemala-alejandro-giammattei-presidential-election-winner-pans-us-deal Guatemala Sends More Migrants to the U.S. Border Than Any Other Country. Will Sunday’s Elections Change That? Ex-first lady, conservative contend for Guatemala presidency Elections (2015) http://www.bbc.com/mundo/noticias/2015/10/151026_guatemala_jimmy_morales_gana_elecciones_presidenciales_bd http://theweek.com/5things/585145/landslide-jimmy-morales-wins-presidential-election-guatemala Tourism Portals Visit Guatemala letsdoit.travel Instagram Facebook Maps https://www.google.com/maps/@15.7778664,-90.2324644,7z Headlines Is Guatemala a …

Guatemala

Photo: World Bank Questions for locals What would you like visitors to know about Guatemala? Questions for visitors What books and apps do you take? What Facebook pages can you recommend? Who do you recommend visiting? Where do you recommend visiting? Cities Antigua, Guatemala Chichicastenango Ciudad de Guatemala (Guatemala City) Planeta.com Guatemala Links Central America

Chichicastenango

Photo: Michael Swiggart Chichicastenango, also known as Santo Tomás Chichicastenango, is a town in the El Quiché department of Guatemala, known for its traditional K’iche’ Maya culture. The Spanish conquistadors gave the town its name from the Nahuatl name used by their soldiers from Tlaxcala: Tzitzicaztenanco, or City of Nettles. Its original name was Chaviar.Chichicastenango …

Referendum scheduled in Belize

Belize Flag The Government of Belize has set the date for the referendum when Belize will decide whether or not to take the dispute arising from Guatemala’s claim to the ICJ for final settlement. The referendum will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Key Links http://www.mfa.gov.bz http://www.mfa.gov.bz/images/Press%20Release%20Referendum%20Date.jpg Embedded Tweets PRESS RELEASEThe Government of Belize …

Antigua, Guatemala

Photo: Michael Swiggart Antigua, the capital of Guatemala, was founded in the early 16th century. Built 1,500 m above sea-level, in an earthquake-prone region, it was largely destroyed by an earthquake in 1773 but its principal monuments are still preserved as ruins. In the space of under three centuries the city, which was built on …