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Photo Gallery: XI Carrera de las Charolas

| November 14, 2012 | 0 Comments
Photo Gallery: XI Carrera de las Charolas

Hoy se realizo la XI Carrera de las Charolas, esta actividad es organizada por los Restaurantes de La Fonda de la Calle Real con la intensión de unir a todo el gremio de bares y restaurantes, así como también celebrar el aniversario de Las Fondas. Este año se encuentran celebrando su 37 aniversario. La carrera […]

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Guatemala’s First Organic Market

| November 12, 2012 | 0 Comments
Guatemala’s First Organic Market

What is normally a fairly toxic section of Avenida las Americas was converted into a haven of health last month as Guatemala’s first Organic Farmers’ Market came to town. The event, held at Plaza Mexico during the capital’s popular Sunday activity Pasos y Pedales, showcased a diverse selection of natural and organically grown Guatemalan produce […]

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Fiambre

| November 9, 2012 | 0 Comments
Fiambre

A History of Guatemalan Family and Tradition To appreciate fiambre, you need a brief history lesson. It is the middle of the eighth century. Until this time, All Saints Day was celebrated on May 13 and experts believed that rituals were deeply rooted in a similar pagan celebration, Feast of the Lemures, a day when […]

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Open for Business

| November 8, 2012 | 0 Comments
Open for Business

Reforma Business Centers inaugurates its Antigua branch There are a variety of reasons why businesses and individuals seek out ready-made office centers, ranging from needing to expand an already bustling business, wanting to improve profit-to-loss ratios, to the entrepreneur with a big idea who wants to stop working from home. If this sounds like your […]

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Golden Fork Award

| November 6, 2012 | 1 Comment
Golden Fork Award

Christian Rossell voted Chef of the Year, 2012 The name Christian Rossell has long been synonymous with fine Italian dining: in 2005, the chef opened the doors of his first restaurant, Pecorino, before unveiling a chain of deli’s, and then launching the exquisite pizzeria Romano’s, which introduced Guatemala to thin-crust pizzas. But this year, the […]

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From Guate, With Pepián

| November 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
From Guate, With Pepián

The first thing people ask me in Guatemala after I tell them I am a food writer and avid cook is, “Have you made pepián?”

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The Doors of Antigua Guatemala

| November 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
The Doors of Antigua Guatemala

Visitors usually are not aware that we are welcome inside any open door in Antigua. Well, that is if both doors are open. Door etiquette has it that if one part of the door is open, that is not considered “open doors” (peek but do not enter), but if both sides of the door are open, we are welcome to explore behind the walls.

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Tapado

| November 3, 2012 | 1 Comment
Tapado

Coconut milk and boat-fresh seafood creates a Río Dulce specialty and the garífuna’s most beloved dish With an abundance of impossibly fresh seafood and locally grown, tropical produce—from bright green plantains to coffee-brown coconuts—it is no wonder food on Guatemala’s Caribbean coast is distinctive from platos típicos found on the interior. Aside from ingredients, the […]

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All Saints Day in Guatemala, A Photographic Essay

| November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
All Saints Day in Guatemala, A Photographic Essay

In Guatemala Día de Todos Los Santos (All Saints Day) is celebrated on November 1 and Día de Los Fieles Difuntos (Day of the Dead) on November 2. For these holidays Guatemalans prepare a very special once-a-year meal that goes by the name of fiambre. Guatemalans also spend time with the family at the cemetery […]

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Paab’ Ank

| November 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
Paab’ Ank

The Traditional Mayan Feast Central to the life of each and every Mayan community in Guatemala are the activities of the cofradía, the traditional religious-political brotherhood, which is in reality a parallel government with its own elected officials and mayors. In many respects the cofradía has more authority than the “official” federal government. It is […]

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REVUE’s December 2012 Photo Contest: Guatemalan Time Capsule

| November 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
REVUE’s December 2012 Photo Contest: Guatemalan Time Capsule

We invite you to participate in our MONTHLY PHOTO CONTEST for DECEMBER, 2012 with the theme GUATEMALAN TIME CAPSULE; this will be a special issue which will be part of a time capsule that will be buried inside Guatemala’s National Palace of Culture as part of the 13 Baktun, the end of an era and […]

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November 2012 in Revue Magazine

| November 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
November 2012 in Revue Magazine

Everyone eats. Food is often a topic of our daily conversation. There are numerous books, magazines, TV shows and entire television networks covering food issues, from recipies to health factors. This month we pay homage to some of Guatemala’s special meals, national dishes, traditional recipies, and regional foods. We have articles on Pepián, Fiambre and […]

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Halloween Night in Antigua Guatemala

| October 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
Halloween Night in Antigua Guatemala

Here’s a photographic gallery of Halloween Night in Antigua Guatemala at the different venues and at Calle del Arco where locals and visitors alike dressed up in costumes. There were many people that came from Guatemala City and abroad, the streets were filled with trick-a-treaters who were having a great time on the streets of […]

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Ballet Guatemala en La Antigua Guatemala

| October 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Ballet Guatemala en La Antigua Guatemala

El sábado por la noche La Antigua Guatemala fue el escenario perfecto para el la impresionante presentación del Ballet de Guatemala. El Comité Socio Cultural de La Antigua Guatemala con motivo de celebrar un año más del nombramiento de “Patrimonio Cultural de la Humanidad” otorgado a la ciudad por la UNESCO. El ballet realizó dos […]

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Filadelfia Coffee Resort receives ‘Great Green Deal’ certification

| October 26, 2012 | 1 Comment
Filadelfia Coffee Resort receives ‘Great Green Deal’ certification

Congratulations to Filadelfia Coffee Resort for completing their certification requirements for the international Great Green Deal program. After two years of working toward this goal, Filadelfia has joined a growing number of businesses to obtain this prestigious certification, and it is an ongoing commitment to continue improving through the program. Great Green Deal a Sustainable […]

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Ganadores del concurso fotográfico noviembre 2012 de REVUE

| October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
Ganadores del concurso fotográfico noviembre 2012 de REVUE

Ganadores por decisión de los jueces del equipo editorial / Winners by editorial decision Ganadores por voto popular en Facebook / Winners by popular votes in Facebook 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 […]

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Fotofest Photo Festival at Filadelfia Coffee Resort and Tours

| October 12, 2012 | 0 Comments
Fotofest Photo Festival at Filadelfia Coffee Resort and Tours

En Filadelfia Coffee Resort and Tours se está dando ahora FotoFest Guatemala es el primer evento en Guatemala que reúne a los mejores fotógrafos de Guatemala e invitados del extranjero. Un festival fotográfico para todos los amantes de la fotografía. Hay charlas gratuitas los cuatro días del evento y también talleres pagados. El ingreso al […]

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Works by Clemens Luhmann at Mesón Panza Verde

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
Works by Clemens Luhmann at Mesón Panza Verde

The artist Clemens Luhmann begins this exhibition with the text, “The meeting of randomness with intent… that’s the present moment.” The artist, from Germany and living in Guatemala since a long time ago, shows us a series full of color and lines that stimulate our creativity and imagination to go beyond his strokes. El artista […]

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McDía Feliz por los Niños en La Antigua Guatemala

| October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
McDía Feliz por los Niños en La Antigua Guatemala

Los antigüemos se dieron reunión en el restaurante McDonald’s que año con año tiene su campaña titulada “McDía feliz por los niños”. El propósito de esta campaña es donar los ingresos de todos los Big Mac que se venden ese día. Los donativos van dirigidos a organizaciones que dan apoyo a la niñez guatemalteca.

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Clínica Esperanza

| October 9, 2012 | 0 Comments
Clínica Esperanza

For over 5,000 locals on Roatán, this special clinic is their primary medical care provider. Written by. Monish Welcome It is Monday morning at Clínica Esperanza in Sandy Bay. People are talking in hushed voices as they sit in lines of chairs waiting to see a doctor. Children are playing on the playground outside while […]

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The Magnificent and Fragile Giant Kites of Sumpango

| October 9, 2012 | 0 Comments
The Magnificent and Fragile Giant Kites of Sumpango

Kites of November Written by. Louise Wisechild On Nov. 1, visitors travel to Sumpango and Santiago, Sacatépequez, to stand in awe of los barilletes gigantes, the giant kites made specifically for the Day of the Dead in these two Kaqchikel Mayan villages. As large as 20 meters, the size of a six-story building, the kites […]

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Motorcycle Rides for Charity

| October 8, 2012 | 0 Comments
Motorcycle Rides for Charity

MayaStrada Full of rolling hills, volcanoes and natural wonders to explore, Guatemala draws in many kinds of travelers to experience its culture, cuisine and beauty. The traditional way for travelers to get around has been by tourist shuttle or camionetta (bus). Now, MayaStrada Motorcycle Charity Rides is offering a new way to experience the Guatemalan […]

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Ozone An Everyday Miracle

| October 8, 2012 | 0 Comments
Ozone An Everyday Miracle

Written by. Sri Ram Kaa & Kira Raa Guatemala and rain! Have you ever walked outside after an electrical storm and noticed how vital the air seems? This is due to the negatively charged ions and extra oxygen in the air. This “charged air” is actually more vital and healthy than regular air, mostly because […]

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Salvando A Molly

| October 6, 2012 | 1 Comment
Salvando A Molly

Fue un sábado en el mes de abril cuando llegué al trabajo que el guardia de seguridad me indicó que había un perro atropellado del otro lado de la calle. Al acercarme me encontré con una triste escena. Una perrita desnutrida y temblando de frío me miraba desconcertada con un semblante vacío y lleno de […]

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Inauguration of Exhibit Con Ojos de Niño

| October 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
Inauguration of Exhibit Con Ojos de Niño

El artista antigüeño Miguel De León presento su obra “con ojos de niño”. Al hablar de esta colección él explico que se trata de una serie de imágenes que le recordaban su niñez en La Antigua Guatemala, viendo a esos personajes tan peculiares que permanecen en su mente y la de tantos antigüemos, que lastimosamente […]

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Birds in the Mayan civilization: The Owl

| October 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
Birds in the Mayan civilization: The Owl

Written by. Dr.Nicholas M. Hellmuth, Daniela Da’Costa, Ilena García Birds have played an important part in the life and culture of ancient civilizations. Between A.D. 300 and A.D. 600, owls were occasionally featured in the murals and vase paintings of Teotihuacán, Mexico. Some owl eye rings are good replicas of the round “goggles” of the […]

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Latest Discovery At Xultún

| October 5, 2012 | 1 Comment
Latest Discovery At Xultún

The Xultún find is the first place that all of the cycles have been found tied mathematically together in one place, representing a calendar that stretches more than 7,000 years into the future. —BBC News reports Written by. Annabella Cifuentes. The ancient Mayan megacity of Xultún (200-900 AD) is the site of the latest and […]

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Star Treatment for Your Eyes

| October 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
Star Treatment for  Your Eyes

Written by. Natalie Rose The Centro Visual G&G transforms the eye-care experience with the latest equipment, new services, and a soothing bedside manner. Walking into the new offices of Centro Visual G&G is like walking into a relaxing spa where you would go to be pampered, not to have your eye-care needs met. The distinctive […]

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Gert Rosenthal

| October 4, 2012 | 0 Comments
Gert Rosenthal

Guatemala’s ambassador to the United Nations this month assumes the presidency of the UN Security Council. In 2011, Guatemala was selected for a two-year, rotating term in the Security Council (Jan. 1, 2012 through Dec. 31, 2013). Guatemala was unanimously supported for this role, and many UN officials saw this as recognition of Ambassador Rosenthal […]

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Buying Medical Care vs. Buying Medical Insurance

| October 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Written by. Lori Shea Maintaining healthy bodies and minds is a serious responsibility that requires careful consideration in both our daily lifestyle choices and our long-term financial decisions. We exercise and eat well, drive safely and pay for our health insurance every month. But medical expenses are increasing at 8-20 percent per year while our […]

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