“Adventures in Guatemala” Winners of the REVUE Photo Contest June 2022

REVUE Photo Contest June 2022

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, “Adventures in Guatemala” Here are the results of this month’s contest in both categories, Popular Vote (most “likes”) and Winners by Editorial Decision. ¡Prizes are Back on both categories! Q100 1st Place Popular Vote Q100 2nd Place Popular Vote Q100 1st Place Judges Vote Q100 2nd Place Judges Vote You can see all of the great photographs at […]

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My Saddest Pleasures: 50 Years on the Road – First Stop, Guatemala

My Saddest Pleasures

Part of the Yin and Yang of Travel Series by Mark D. Walker Guatemala: First Stop on my Global Sojourn (Trekking in the Peace Corps) My global travels started at twenty-one years of age in Ponce, on the lush tropical island of Puerto Rico, where, in 1971, the Peace Corps sent me to learn Spanish, live with a local family […]

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Revue Magazine May 2022

CLICK HERE FOR THE MAY 2022 ISSUE OF REVUE With fewer travel restrictions in place people are traveling more, so we thought we would point out some fun and interesting destinations in Guatemala. There are obvious choices of places to go and hang out, like Monterrico, and there are some lesser-known but very cool locations that are worth checking out, […]

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Time Among the Maya: Travels in Belize, Guatemala and Mexico, Personal Reflections by Mark D. Walker

Mark D. Walker

I came across this travel classic after writing an essay published in ELAND Press, and as a token of appreciation, the editor offered any three of their books. My first choice was this book with the cover of the iconic Santo Tomas church in Chichicastenango, Quiche, which is filled with a mix of indigenous flowers and women in traje (traditional […]

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“Mercados & Artesanía of Guatemala” Winners of the REVUE Photo Contest May 2022

REVUE Photo Contest May 2022

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, “Mercados & Artesanía of Guatemala” Here are the results of this month’s contest in both categories, Popular Vote (most “likes”) and Winners by Editorial Decision. ¡Prizes are Back on both categories! Q100 1st Place Popular Vote Q100 2nd Place Popular Vote Q100 1st Place Judges Vote Q100 2nd Place Judges Vote You can see all of the great […]

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Revue Magazine April 2022

CLICK HERE FOR THE APRIL 2022 ISSUE OF REVUE Semana Santa is back. Like so many other celebrations and events, Holy Week has not had Processions, Alfombras (carpets), Holy Masses or Holy Vigils for the past two years. Starting on Palm Sunday, April 10, the pageantry, beauty, and beloved ceremonies revive these sacred traditions. We have provided information and route […]

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Whispers in the Thread – Artbook presentation with Lena Bartula

Whispers in the Thread Lena Bartula Book

PRESENTATION SYNOPSIS:  Whispers in the Thread recounts and celebrates a 15-year series of contemporary huipiles by Lena Bartula. It has been an inspired, deep dive into the mystery and seduction of a garment that is at once text and textile. Says the artist: “The idea of ‘clothing as messenger’ transformed me into a fabric and installation artist, and along the […]

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“Guatemala Black & White” Winners of the REVUE Photo Contest April 2022

REVUE Photo Contest April 2022

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, “Guatemala Black & White” Here are the results of this month’s contest in both categories, Popular Vote (most “likes”) and Winners by Editorial Decision. ¡Prizes are Back on both categories! Q100 1st Place Popular Vote Q100 2nd Place Popular Vote Q100 1st Place Judges Vote Q100 2nd Place Judges Vote You can see all of the great photographs […]

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Revue Magazine March 2022

CLICK HERE FOR THE MARCH 2022 ISSUE OF REVUE This month marks Revue magazine’s 30th anniversary. We are so grateful for the many interesting people we have met along the way, and, for the pleasure of working and collaborating with some amazing and talented writers, photographers, activists, artists, musicians, doctors, entrepreneurs, volunteers and teachers. Thank you for reading and we […]

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“Volcanoes of Guatemala” Winners of the REVUE Photo Contest March 2022

REVUE Photo Contest March

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, “Volcanoes of Guatemala” Here are the results of this month’s contest in both categories, Popular Vote (most “likes”) and Winners by Editorial Decision. ¡Prizes are Back on both categories! Q100 1st Place Popular Vote Q100 2nd Place Popular Vote Q100 1st Place Judges Vote Q100 2nd Place Judges Vote You can see all of the great photographs at […]

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Traveling Through the Land of the Eternal Spring: A Literary Journey – by Mark D. Walker

Mark Walker Traveling

Several of my fellow writers asked why I’m so passionate about Guatemala and its people. The answer is simple: as a young man out of college, I lived in a Guatemalan village as a Peace Corps volunteer. I also married a Guatemalan, Ligia, who has been my life partner now for over 48 years. My children were all born in […]

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Revue Magazine February 2022

CLICK HERE FOR THE FEBRUARY 2022 ISSUE OF REVUE MAGAZINE Friends and Lovers is the theme of the Photo Contest this month. February’s Valentines Day reminds us to appreciate the loved ones in our life. The participating photographers capture some great moments. During the middle ages, Valentine’s Day was not associated with flowers, chocolates and gifts, instead it was a […]

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“Friends and Lovers in Guatemala” Winners of the REVUE Photo Contest February 2022

REVUE Photo Contest February

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, “Friends and Lovers in Guatemala” Here are the results of this month’s contest in both categories, Popular Vote (most “likes”) and Winners by Editorial Decision. ¡Prizes are Back on both categories! Q100 1st Place Popular Vote Q100 2nd Place Popular Vote Q100 1st Place Judges Vote Q100 2nd Place Judges Vote You can see all of the great […]

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Revue Magazine January 2022

CLICK HERE FOR THE JANUARY 2022 ISSUE OF REVUE MAGAZINE Welcome to our 19th Annual Photo Issue. No articles, no year-end retrospect, no editorials, just interesting and beautiful images. Enjoy the talent of these photographers. The Revue staff wishes you a very rewarding and Happy New Year 2022!  — Terry & John Kovick Biskovich, Publishers

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A dazzling new international cookbook with 132 recipes from the bestselling author of the award-winning book, Amalia’s Guatemalan Kitchen

new international cookbook Amalia's Kitchen

“This book oozes tradition and authenticity with updated twists.” —Chef Gale Gand, author, teacher, TV personality In the highly anticipated sequel to her first Central American cookbook, Amalia Moreno-Damgaard goes beyond borders to explore modern takes on ancient Latin American recipes. Mesoamerica —or Middle America —has a rich history dating back to the Olmec, Maya and Aztec empires, and early […]

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Revue Magazine December 2021

CLICK HERE FOR THE DECEMBER 2021 ISSUE OF REVUE MAGAZINE Although the December holiday season will once again be on the subdued side of things, the spirit of giving and good-cheer will not be abated. The Photo Contest for this month was Fiestas, and the photographs will transport us to those fun times past and help us imagine future celebrations. […]

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19th Annual Photo Issue REVUE January 2022

19th Annual Photo Issue

ALERT TO ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS We invite you to submit your favorite Guatemala Photo for the REVUE 19th Annual Photo Issue (January 2022) Send 1 HIGH-RES photo to photos@revuemag.com before December 19, 2021 ATENCIÓN FOTÓGRAFOS Los invitamos a enviar su foto favorita de Guatemala para la 19ava Edición Anual de Fotografía REVUE (enero 2022) Envíennos 1 fotografía en Alta Resolución a: […]

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“Guatemalan Fiestas” Winners of the REVUE Photo Contest December 2021

REVUE Photo Contest December

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, “Guatemalan Fiestas” Here are the results of this month’s contest in both categories, Popular Vote (most “likes”) and Winners by Editorial Decision. ¡Prizes are Back on both categories! Q100 1st Place Popular Vote Q100 2nd Place Popular Vote Q100 1st Place Judges Vote Q100 2nd Place Judges Vote You can see all of the great photographs at fb.Revuemagazine/RevuePhotoContestDecember2021 […]

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Revue Magazine November 2021

CLICK HERE FOR THE NOVEMBER 2021 ISSUE OF REVUE MAGAZINE The Day of the Dead and All Saints Day get the month of November started and mark the beginning of the year-end season of holidays, festivals and traditions. All of these events have one thing in common, food. Guatemala has several wonderful and intricate traditional meals, beverages and refacciones to […]

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“Food in Guatemala” Winners of the REVUE Photo Contest November 2021

Winners REVUE Photo Contest

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, “Pets of Guatemala” Here are the results of this month’s contest in both categories, Popular Vote (most “likes”) and Winners by Editorial Decision. ¡Prizes are Back on both categories! Q100 1st Place Popular Vote Q100 2nd Place Popular Vote Q100 1st Place Judges Vote Q100 2nd Place Judges Vote You can see all of the great photographs at […]

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The Rubbish to Runway ReFashion Show by Elizabeth Rose

The Rubbish to Runway ReFashion Show

The Rubbish to Runway ReFashion Show creates second virtual fashion show to support Long Way Home In June, Merilyn and Sheyla Mux Sucúc, two second graders at the Long Way Home Hero School located in San Juan Comalapa, began collecting neighbors’ soda can rings, chip bags, and bottle caps for a school project. After crocheting the rings into a blouse, […]

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Uncovering the Art of Francisco Goldman by Mark D. Walker

Uncovering the Art of Francisco Goldman

The recent HBO documentary, The Art of Political Murder, introduced a growing number of readers to the author of the book on which it’s based, Guatemalan American writer Francisco Goldman. Given his background—Guatemalan mother, Jewish-American father, formative years growing up in rough and tumble Boston—Goldman has a unique insight into the violent history of Guatemala and what makes the country […]

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Revue Magazine October 2021

CLICK HERE FOR THE OCTOBER 2021 ISSUE OF REVUE MAGAZINE The October Photo Contest was “Pets in Guatemala” and this year we had over 60 wonderful submissions from both amateur and professional photographers. You can view all of them in this issue. The Rubbish to Runway ReFashion Show was held virtually this year and supported the Long Way Home Hero […]

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“Pets of Guatemala” Winners of the REVUE Photo Contest October 2021

REVUE Photo Contest October

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, “Pets of Guatemala” Here are the results of this month’s contest in both categories, Popular Vote (most “likes”) and Winners by Editorial Decision. ¡Prizes are Back on both categories! Q100 1st Place Popular Vote Q100 2nd Place Popular Vote Q100 1st Place Judges Vote Q100 2nd Place Judges Vote You can see all of the great photographs at […]

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Revue Magazine September 2021

CLICK HERE FOR THE SEPTEMBER 2021 ISSUE OF REVUE MAGAZINE 200 years ago the signing of the Act of Independence broke the ties of political dependence from Spain and the new national entity became the Federal Republic of Central America. Hadazul Cruz gives us a brief historical pictorial feature and what events set the groundwork for the declaration of Guatemalan […]

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Lake Atitln Legends

Lake Atitlán Leyends

Besides its beauty, this enigmatic lake is surrounded by legends and folklore, some go back to the Memorial de Solol, Anales de los Cakchiqueles, an ancient chronicle about the origins of the Mayas and Cakchiqueles. In this chronicle it is explained how the lake villages were divided and how the Cakchiqueles stayed there and lived among the Tzutujiles. But trouble […]

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“Guatemala Independence Celebrations” Winners of the REVUE Photo Contest September 2021

Winners REVUE Photo Contest September

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, “Guatemala Independence Celebrations” Here are the results of this month’s contest in both categories, Popular Vote (most “likes”) and Winners by Editorial Decision. ¡Prizes are Back on both categories! Q100 1st Place Popular Vote Q100 2nd Place Popular Vote Q100 1st Place Judges Vote Q100 2nd Place Judges Vote You can see all of the great photographs at […]

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CHIRMOL without boundaries – Amalia’s Kitchen

Chirmol-Amalia´s Kitchen

When you are in Guatemala, you are bound to hear the word “chirmol” used in various contexts, be it culinary or cultural. A group of friends can be chirmoleando or gossiping about something or someone. Chirmol can also refer to a mess or a mix-up, and a chirmolero(a) can be someone who likes to stir up trouble. And chirmol is […]

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Carlos Argüello – Artist, Entrepeneur and Mentor (? -2021)

Carlos Argüello

He didn´t like to say how old he was, but certainly he was a young soul, probably because he always cared about the youth of his country and Latin America. A true artist, he was born in Nicaragua, later the entire family moved to Guatemalawhere he studied his early years, however, he decided to emigrate to the United States at […]

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Revue Magazine August 2021

CLICK HERE FOR THE AUGUST 2021 ISSUE OF REVUE MAGAZINE Antigua Guatemala celebrated its patron saint, St. James (Santiago), on July 25. St. James was an apostle, the conquerors’ patron saint and he is Spain’s patron saint as well. The Spanish named many cities after Santiago. When they founded towns in Guatemala in the 1540s each town received a patron […]

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