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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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: Submissions entered by April 10 will be eligible for May’s photo contest. […]

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The Noche Before Christmas


Twas the night before Christmas and all through the casa, Not a creature was stirring ¡Caramba! ¿Qué pasa? Los niños were tucked away in their camas, Some in long underwear, some in pijamas, While hanging the stockings with mucho cuidado, In hopes that old Santa would feel obligado, To bring all children, both buenos and malos, A nice batch of […]

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Day of Joy and Fun for the Entire Family

Third Annual CasaSito’s Art Festival. by Maritza Ortiz.   CasaSito will host its Third Arts Festival on December 3 at La Cooperación Española in La Antigua Guatemala. Over 100 Guatemalan children and youth will enchant locals and visitors with their artistic talents. The festival will delight everyone with a wonderful art exhibition, music shows, and theater and dance performances. The […]

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Casa Quinta Inauguration

The magnificent Casa Quinta Boutique Hotel in La Antigua Guatemala (5a avenida sur #45) recently hosted its official inauguration with an evening press conference that included Walter Fischer, regional director of INGUAT (Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo); Ana Lucía Fernández, representing Conde Naste Johansens for the Americas, the Pacific and Caribbean; and Licenciado Luis Méndez, who highlighted the services, comfort and […]

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Handel’s Messiah

Last year's production of Handel's Messiah

A rehearsal hall in Guatemala City has been filled with the sounds of Christmas since mid-September as the Guatemala Community Choir prepares for its annual performance of Handel’s Messiah. The production, now in its eighth year, will feature U.S. soloists J.J. Hobbs, Liz Cass, Sam Lowry and, making his Guatemala debut, baritone Phillip Hill from Austin, Texas. Trumpeter Randy Sonntag […]

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Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue (photo: Harris & Goller/

Written by Terry Kovick Biskovich Dateline: 1987 Northern California Grandpa Jones, 93-year-old tribal medicine man. From the Files of G.W. Sweetwater and B. Yates-Penny “It’s a matter of belief, there’s nothing else. You get what you give out or what you’re afraid of. Did you know that everything out there is a reflection? Let me tell you something … if […]

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