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The 2012 Mayan Meetings Beyond the Glyphs: Mayan Inscriptions as Literature

The 2012 Mayan Meetings Beyond the Glyphs: Mayan Inscriptions as Literature

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

After decades of hard work at deciphering Mayan hieroglyphs from c. 300-900 AD, we are left with thousands of texts written in Classic Mayan. How do we go about studying these sources as true texts? What were the different genres of writing, and how did they vary over time and space? How did scribes design […]

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¡No gracias!

¡No gracias!

| January 25, 2012 | 1 Comment

It’s very practical…

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Face to Face with El Cristo Negro

Face to Face with El Cristo Negro

| January 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

The most important day at the Basilica of Esquipulas is January 15, when many thousands of pilgrims flock from all over Latin America. Ask most Guatemaltecos what is in Chiquimula and you will invariably receive the reply: “El Cristo Negro,” often followed by, “That is all there is in Chiquimula …” Undaunted by such disparaging […]

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Astrophotography in Guatemala

Astrophotography in Guatemala

| January 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

We are happy to share with you some marvelous samples of astrophotography from Guatemala captured by the patient lens of Ivan Castro Peña. Just last week we published a time lapse video entitled Una noche en tu gracia made by mister Castro during six different nights in the locations of Alotenango, Amatitlán, Los Pocitos Pacaya, […]

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Big Changes in Absentee Voting for US Citizens Abroad

Big Changes in Absentee Voting for US Citizens Abroad

| January 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

2012 marks an important election year in the USA. If you are a U.S. citizen living abroad and plan to vote, you need to act now, even if you think you are already registered. New regulations under the Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act (MOVE Act) for overseas voting went into effect in 2010. To […]

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Time-lapse video: Sunset at Lake Izabal

Time-lapse video: Sunset at Lake Izabal

| January 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Here’s another time-lapse video made by Roberto Quesada, but this time he captured the sunset at Lake Izabal. Enjoy!

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Time-lapse video: Sunset at Lake Atitlán

Time-lapse video: Sunset at Lake Atitlán

| January 5, 2012 | 2 Comments

One of our favorites photographers from Guatemala, Roberto Quesada, has prepared this time-lapse video of a winter sunset at Lake Atitlán. Enjoy!

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Amazing time-lapse video: Una noche en tu gracia

Amazing time-lapse video: Una noche en tu gracia

| January 2, 2012 | 1 Comment

Long-time Revue collaborator Ivan Castro Peña has produced this time-lapse video based on 4,000 photographs that he took during six different nights in the locations of Alotenango, Amatitlán, Los Pocitos Pacaya, Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa, Mazatenango and Puerto de San José. You can visit Ivan Castro’s blog to learn the technical details behind the production of […]

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9th Annual Photo Issue of Revue Magazine

9th Annual Photo Issue of Revue Magazine

| January 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

A good snapshot stops a moment from running away. —Eudora Welty

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January 2012 in Revue Magazine

January 2012 in Revue Magazine

| January 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

88 photographs grace the pages this month of our 9th Annual Photo Issue. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do. There are interesting, beautiful and thought-provoking images sent to us by recreational and professional photographers alike. We sincerely thank all of you who submitted photos this year. We received a few after […]

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