Winners of the Revue Photo Contest, May 2012

Posición/Position: Mención honorífica / Honorable mention Tema/theme: Madre / Mother Título/title: Cargando mi Felicidad Lugar/place: Autosafari Chapín, Escuintla Autor/author: Flor Ortiz

Ganadores por decisión de los jueces del equipo editorial / Winners by editorial decision Ganadores por voto popular en Facebook / Winners by popular votes in Face Todas las fotografías participantes / All the photos participating Agradecemos a todos lo que participaron con una fotografía en nuestro concurso fotográfico. We thank all the people participating in our photo contest.

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Cancer Treatment in Guatemala

Guatemala Medical Travel

State-of-the-art treatment centers and excellent oncologists offer viable options for patients Just say the word “cancer” and all sorts of emotions arise. Maybe we remember the sadness and loss of a co-worker or neighbor. Sometimes the grief strikes closer to home, like my husband, or your sister, or worse, a child. But more and more, we are experiencing another set […]

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Technology: Servant or Master?

Sri & Kira

No matter where you reside, your life is now technology driven. Technology that was intended to liberate us, to provide more free time and productivity, has over the decades, enslaved us. In recent history, the change started 120 years ago with the development of factory production lines and electric appliances. The introduction of automobiles and technologies such as refrigeration has […]

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Atitlan Marathon 2012

Runners along the planned marathon route: Roxanna A. & Cheryl M. (photo by R. Morgan)

MAY 1 – Tue., through May 25 – SPORTS & Culture: Registration is open for Atitlan Marathon 2012. The Atitlan Marathon 2012 is a 5-day non-profit sports and cultural event held at Lake Atitlan to raise funds for Lake basin environmental projects. Competitive half & full marathon races are held May 26 and 27. Recreational/cultural activities are offered May 25-29. […]

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Pine

The clean, crisp, fresh, familiar scent of pine, from long and short needles gathered and bundled to be scattered on shop and café floors, is an aroma found year-around in Guatemala businesses and homes. This month more than ever, pine forms a large part of the rich odors of the Lenten season. Before the scores of processions wind through cobbled […]

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Stingless Bees of the Maya

Written by. Dr. Nicholas M. Hellmuth My first encounter with stingless bees came at age 19, when I spent 12 months at Tikal, doing archaeological field work. You see and experience stingless bees in most of the well-preserved Maya palaces, especially the back rooms of Maler’s Palace. About 47 years later, I revisited stingless bees at Tikal while studying the […]

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One-Man Band: Soapbox aka Rodrigo Rosales

One-Man Band: Soapbox aka Rodrigo Rosales (photo by Alan Benchoam)

Anyone who listens to music radio in Guatemala will no doubt be familiar with the name Soapbox. The talented musician had a No. 1 hit with his first solo single Time, and his second release, Now I’m Gone, looks to be heading in a similar direction. But not everyone may be aware that the man behind the name, Rodrigo Rosales, […]

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Revue Photo Contest for May: Mother

Vote for your favorite photo at: Revue Photo Contest for May: Mother on Facebook You are invited to participate in our MONTHLY PHOTO CONTEST with the theme MOTHER for MAY, 2012 please send ONE HI-RES photo with caption/location and your name and website for the credit line to: photos@revuemag.com. Submissions entered by April 10 will be eligible for May’s photo contest. […]

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Who is Santo Hermano Pedro?

Santo Hermano Pedro allegorical procession goes throughout the streets of Antigua after the 2 p.m. mass on Sunday, April 29

San Francisco Church in Antigua celebrates the anniversary of Santo Hermano Pedro’s death (1667) on April 25 with concerts and fireworks. An allegorical procession goes throughout the streets of Antigua after the 2 p.m. mass on Sunday, April 29. Hermano Pedro de San José Betancur was born on March 21, 1626, in Vilafor on the island of Tenerife in the […]

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Holy Week Procession Schedule for Antigua Guatemala

Posición/Position: 2do lugar / 2nd place Premio: Q300 Tema/theme: Semana Santa / Holy Week Título/title: Miserere nobis Lugar/place: La Antigua Guatemala Autor/author: Nery Racancoj

April 1 — Palm Sunday: Procession of Jesús Nazareno de La Merced, La Merced church. April 2 — Holy Monday: Vigil of Jesús Nazareno de La Merced, La Merced church. April 3 — Holy Tuesday: Vigil of Jesús Nazareno del Perdón, San Francisco El Grande church. April 4 — Holy Wednesday: Vigil of Señor Sepultado, Escuela de Cristo Church. 2pm […]

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April 2012 in Revue Magazine

April 2012 in Revue Magazine

April and Semana Santa start off together this year. There will be processions and traditional celebrations throughout the country finishing on the 8th with Easter Sunday. A schedule for the major processions in Antigua is on page 72, and we will continue to post procession maps on our Revue Facebook page. The theme for the Revue Photo Contest this month […]

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