Presentation of the book “Sin Límites” by Andrea Cardona

Presentation of the book "Sin Límites" by Andrea Cardona (photo by Nelo Mijangos)

“Sin Límites” or “Without Limits” is the title of the book presented by Andrea Cardona after two years of working on it where she presents the life lessons she learned on her way to climb Mount Everest; thus becoming the first Central American woman to do so. This book is not just for climbers, but for anyone trying overcome obstacles […]

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Inauguration of “Escenarios Legítimos” Exhibition at The French Alliance in Guatemala City

Inauguration of "Escenarios Legítimos" Exhibition at The French Alliance by Nelo Mijangos

Mario Santizo, Regina José Galindo, Luis Molina y Álvaro Arrivillaga, Clara de Tezanos, Angélica Sánchez y Miguel Ávila presentaron una exposición colectiva titulada “Escenarios Legítimos” en la que construyen escenarios que despliegan una serie de cuestionamientos que se posan irreverentes ante la lentre crítica del espectador, haciéndole ver o quizás recalcándole la ambivalencia de lo que se toma por cotidiano. […]

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Declaración del Octubre Fotográfico y FotoFest

Declaración del Octubre Fotográfico y FotoFest by Nelo Mijangos

Representantes de la municipalidad de La Antigua Guatemala, Fotofest Guatemala, y el consejo para la protección de La Antigua Guatemala, la comisión sociocultural, Inguat, Club Fotográfico de La Antigua y Grupo Réflex se reunieron en el Palacio del ayuntamiento para llevar a cabo la lectura de la declaración del mes de la Fotográfica en La Antigua Guatemala. A partir de […]

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FOTO30 Photo Festival Inauguration

FOTO30 Photo Festival Inauguration by Nelo Mijangos

The Centro de Formación de la Cooperación Española in Antigua Guatemala was the place where the FOTO30 Photo Festival was inaugurated with an exposition by photographer Rodrigo Adb entitled “Fotografías 2003-2012” which shows his work in Guatemala spotlighting the power relationships he has found in the country. The exhibit will be open until October 28. El Centro de Formación de […]

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REVUE’s October 2012 Photo Contest: Guatemalan Pets

REVUE’s October 2012 Photo Contest: Guatemalan Pets

We invite you to participate in our MONTHLY PHOTO CONTEST for OCTOBER, 2012 with the theme GUATEMALAN PETS; please send ONE (1) HI-RES photo with caption/location and your name and website for the credit line to: photos@revue.gt. Submissions entered by the 10th of September will be eligible. Te invitamos a participar en nuestro CONCURSO FOTOGRÁFICO edición de OCTUBRE, 2012 con […]

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Reforma Business & Conference Center Opens Its Doors in Antigua Guatemala

Reforma Business & Conference Center Opens Its Doors in Antigua Guatemala (photo Cesar Tian - Revue)

An interesting new service is being offered starting in September in Antigua. According to Armando Sobalvarro, Director General of the Reforma Business & Conference Center, “For quite some time we have felt that Antigua has become more than just the Best Tourism Destination of Guatemala. We believe that Antigua has now become a Business destination as well, a place where […]

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Mil Flores Luxury Design Hotel abre sus puertas con historia, encanto y exclusividad

Mil  Flores Luxury Design Hotel abre sus puertas con historia, encanto y exclusividad

Mil Flores Luxury Design Hotel forma parte de La Casa de las Mil Flores en La Antigua Guatemala, una edificación del siglo XVI que conserva su arquitectura, con un ambiente de diseño único y una decoración sin precedente La Antigua Guatemala, 29 de agosto de 2012.- Ubicado a 300 metros de la entrada principal a la Ciudad de La Antigua […]

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Gallery of the 1st CosPlay Festival in Antigua Guatemala

Gallery of CosPlay Festival in Antigua Guatemala by Nelo Mijangos

According to Wikipedia, Cosplay, short for “costume play”, is a type of performance art in which participants don costumes and accessories to represent a specific character or idea. Cosplayers often interact to create a subculture centered on role play. A broader use of the term “cosplay” applies to any costumed role play in venues apart from the stage, regardless of […]

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Gallery of Los Patojos Gigantes Project

Gallery of Los Patojos Gigantes Project by Nelo Mijangos

El Proyecto Socialeducativo y Cultural “Los Patojos” se integro a la tradición del Baile de los Gigantes con sus propios gigantes que son bailados por niños y jóvenes del proyecto. De esta forma están preservando esta tradición tan antigüeña al involucrar a todos estos pequeños patojos gigantes. Para más información y noticias de Los Patojos visitar: [Facebook] Fanpage del Proyecto […]

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Images of the Feria de Jocotenango, Guatemala

Images of the Feria de Jocotenango by Nelo Mijangos

On August 15 Jocotenango in Sacatepequez and in Guatemala City celebrate their patron saint day; which is also the celebration town fair for Guatemala City. Here are some images of the town fair in Jocotenango, the municipality next to Antigua Guatemala.

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REVUE’s September 2012 Photo Contest: Guatemalan Patriotism

REVUE’s September 2012 Photo Contest: Guatemalan Patriotism

We invite you to participate in our MONTHLY PHOTO CONTEST for SEPTEMBER, 2012 with the theme GUATEMALAN PATRIOTISM; please send ONE (1) HI-RES photo with caption/location and your name and website for the credit line to: photos@revue.gt. Submissions entered by the 10th of August will be eligible. Te invitamos a participar en nuestro CONCURSO FOTOGRÁFICO edición de SEPTIEMBRE, 2012 con […]

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Niños de Guatemala Offers Tour of Cuidad Vieja

Niños de Guatemala Offers Tour of Cuidad Vieja

Niños de Guatemala, an NGO that provides education and other services to impoverished families in Ciudad Vieja, offers a tour every Friday morning. Participants meet at 9 a.m. in front of Santa Lucía Church at the end of Calzada Santa Lucía for the short bus ride to Ciudad Vieja. The tour stops at important businesses in Ciudad Vieja, including a […]

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REVUE’s August 2012 Photo Contest: Guatemalan Town Fairs

REVUE’s August 2012 Photo Contest: Guatemalan Town Fairs

We invite you to participate in our MONTHLY PHOTO CONTEST for AUGUST, 2012 with the theme GUATEMALAN TOWN FAIRS; please send ONE (1) HI-RES photo with caption/location and your name and website for the credit line to: photos@revuemag.com. Submissions entered by the 10th of July will be eligible. Te invitamos a participar en nuestro CONCURSO FOTOGRÁFICO edición de AGOSTO, 2012 […]

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REVUE’s July 2012 Photo Contest: Humorous Pictures

REVUE’s July 2012 Photo Contest: Humorous pictures

We invite you to participate in our MONTHLY PHOTO CONTEST for JULY, 2012 with theme GUATEMALAN HUMOROUS PHOTO; please send ONE (1) HI-RES photo with caption/location and your name and website for the credit line to: photos@revuemag.com. Submissions entered by the 10th of June will be eligible. Te invitamos a participar en nuestro CONCURSO FOTOGRÁFICO edición de JULIO, 2012 con […]

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Human rights activists to be honored for work in Guatemala, Latin America

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Two human rights defenders who have worked extensively in Guatemala and elsewhere in Latin America will be honored this month in New York with one of the largest human rights awards in the world. The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) and the Puffin Foundation have selected Fredy Peccerelli, executive director of the Guatemalan Forensic Anthropology Foundation, and Kate Doyle, senior […]

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REVUE’s June Photo Contest: Father

If you would like to participate in our MONTHLY PHOTO CONTEST with the theme FATHER for JUNE, 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 May 10 will be eligible for June’s photo contest. Si desea participar en nuestro CONCURSO FOTOGRÁFICO con el tema PADRE, edición […]

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REVUE’s May Photo Contest: Mother

If you would like 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. Si desea participar en nuestro CONCURSO FOTOGRÁFICO con el tema MADRE, edición […]

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REVUE’s April Photo Contest: Holy Week

If you would like to participate in our MONTHLY PHOTO CONTEST with the theme HOLY WEEK for APRIL, 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 March 10 will be eligible for April’s photo contest. Si desea participar en nuestro CONCURSO FOTOGRÁFICO con el tema SEMANA […]

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Marathon fever comes to the shores of Atitlán

Lago de Atitlán Maratón, Panajachel 2012

What would make people want to run barefoot uphill for eight kilometers? The answer: a 1958 foot race departing Panajachel for nearby San Andrés Semetabaj. Scores of participants could not afford shoes, but they would not let this keep them out of the race. The excitement of that event was such that only a year later it went national, and […]

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Granito de arena

Granito: How to Nail a Dictator

“Ever since I filmed these generals in 1982, I’ve wanted to see them pay for their crimes,” says filmmaker Pamela Yates. Determined to “find out what was really going on,” Yates originally came to Guatemala in the 1980s to make a documentary about a hidden war. Thirty years later, material from her film, which captures some of the only footage […]

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How many people can you fit inside a bus?

Festival de Las Camionetas by Rudy A. Girón

In Poland were able to get 209 people inside a bus. That was the Guinness World Record until yesterday when in Jocotenango they were able to get 221 people and one chicken inside the chicken bus. This will be the first Guinness World Record for Guatemala according to the Mayor of Jocotenango, Sacatepéquez. Above you can see a time-lapse video […]

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Open Windows Library

Open Windows Library

Thanks to all! This month Open Windows Library and Learning Center will also be serving the disadvantaged children of San Miguel Dueñas. The children will receive help with homework, reinforcement of math and reading, computer classes and a daily afternoon activity that follows the fourth-grade curriculum of the public schools. In addition, over 50 scholarships are given to students in […]

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Guatemalan journalist nominated for International Emmy

Harris Whitbeck

Guatemalan journalist Harris Whitbeck has been nominated for an International Emmy award for his production La Expedicion, Mas Alla de lo Imposible (The Expedition, Beyond the Impossible), which was broadcast last year on Televisa and produced for Fundacion Teleton.   Competing in the field of reality programs, La Expedicion tells the story of 11 people with disabilities who undertake an […]

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United States names new Guatemala ambassador

Arnold A. Chacón (photo courtesy of U.S. Embassy)

U.S. President Barack Obama has named Arnold A. Chacón, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, as ambassador to Guatemala, succeeding Stephen G. McFarland, who held the post since 2008. Officially he remains a U.S. designee until his credentials are accepted by the Guatemalan government. Chacón, whose nomination was confirmed last month by the U.S. Senate, had been deputy […]

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Dozens attend fundraiser for Niños de Guatemala

Niños de Guatemala

Dozens of patrons enjoyed cocktails and appetizers Saturday evening, July 16, at a fundraiser for Niños de Guatemala (NDG), an NGO that operates a school for poor children in Ciudad Vieja, among other education-related services. Guests met with blue-shirted staff and volunteers and viewed a series of photographs depicting children and teachers at NDG’s school, Nuestro Futuro, which offers quality […]

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Peace Corps volunteers honored at 50th anniversary celebration

50 new Peace Corps volunteers were sworn in as part of the anniversary celebration

Finishing two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Totonicopán, Samra Brouk summarized her experience in three words: “challenging, surprising, satisfying.” “It was probably the two hardest years of my life but at no point did I think there was anyplace else I should be,” said Brouk, 24, a native of Rochester, N.Y., who plans to go to law school […]

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Build a stove — affect the future

by Liz Ballantyne-Jackson Exposure to smoke from cooking fire kills approximately two million people worldwide every year. Globally, nearly three billion people use polluting, inefficient stoves or open flames to cook their food. The result is deforestation, carbon emissions and often-fatal illness. Inhaling the toxic fumes while preparing tortillas and frijoles puts rural Guatemalan women and children at risk of […]

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The Blooming of Lake Atitlán

Lake Atitlán by (photo by Harris & Goller)

Panajachel unites and digs with defiance In The Green Felt Jungle, the story is told of a dapper man in pinstripes who rides a Cadillac into Las Vegas one night, seeking the neonized excitement of that gilded city. But he finds little more than a dreary gas station. “Where is Las Vegas?” he asks the Navajo attendant. “Right here,” is […]

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