Ceramics of Lake Atitlán Guatemala

Ceramics of Lake Atitlán Guatemala
Cerámicas de Atitlán is an artisan group run by two brothers in a small town on the edge of Lake Atitlán Guatemala. Felipe and Francisco Peréz were trained at a young age by the famous Ken Edwards and since have built a business around their craft.
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Don't Let the Unexpected Ruin Your Vacation

Don't Let the Unexpected Ruin Your Vacation

Purchasing travel insurance can offer you peace of mind for your vacation. Plan for the unforeseeable future if something ends up going wrong with your vacation plans.

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Lights, Cameras… Advocacy! A Short Film in Guatemala

Lights, Cameras… Advocacy! A Short Film in Guatemala
AGALI’s leadership and adovacy program produces a short film in Guatemala.
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Valhalla Macadamia Farm in La Antigua Guatemala

Valhalla Macadamia Farm in La Antigua Guatemala
Just minutes from La Antigua Guatemala is an amazing agricultural project, quietly doing a load of good for the planet and indigenous communities in Guatemala. Situated just outside of San Miguel Dueñas, is the Valhalla Macadamia Farm.
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Women Leaders — Guatemala’s Independence

Women Leaders — Guatemala’s Independence
Before independence, Guatemala included what is now southern Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica as the Captain General of Guatemala, so studies also include women’s efforts in all provinces at the time.
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The Flags of Guatemala

The Flags of Guatemala
Guatemala’s current flag has flown over the skies of Guatemala since Aug. 17, 1871, although independence from Spain was signed on Sept. 15, 1821.
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Vultures in the Mayan World

Vultures in the Mayan World
Vultures appear in Post Classic Mayan codices featuring three-dimensional effigies, as Late Classic figurines, or as lid handles for Early Classic tetrapod bowls. You can also find vultures pictured in Mayan hieroglyphic writing, such as those at the Copán ruins in Honduras.
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Walking La Antigua Guatemala

Walking La Antigua Guatemala
The good news is that La Antigua Guatemala is a relatively small town and most stores, restaurants, markets, sights, ruins, and lodging are within walking distance of each other. The town is flat and the streets are straight, laid out in a grid matching the compass points.
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WINGS In Alta Verapaz Guatemala Re-Structured

WINGS In Alta Verapaz Guatemala Re-Structured
With 114 births per 1,000 women between 15 and 19, Guatemala is ranked seventh highest in the world for chronic malnutrition in children under the age of 5. Cervical cancer patients and deaths in Guatemalan women are expected to double by 2025.
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