“Crossing Borders, Building Bridges: A Journalist’s Heart in Guatemala”

Crossing Borders, Building Bridges

“Crossing Borders, Building Bridges: A Journalist’s Heart in Guatemala” by Mark D. Walker first became aware of Maria E. Martin at a Peace Corps Connect Conference in Austin, Texas in 2019. I was there to witness Guatemalan filmmaker Luis Argueta, whom I had helped nominate, receive the Wofford Harris Global Citizenship award. During the conference, Argueta participated in a discussion […]

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Revue Magazine July 2021

CLICK HERE FOR THE JULY ISSUE OF REVUE MAGAZINE For July the Photo Contest theme was “Portraits of Guatemala” and we received many wonderful and thoughtful images which we share throughout this issue. The contest for next month is “Rivers & Lakes of Guatemala” for all of you photographers. We pay homage to Carlos Argüello who passed away last month. Hadazul […]

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“Portraits of Guatemala” Winners of the REVUE Photo Contest July 2021

REVUE Photo Contest July

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, “Portraits 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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ARTIST PROFILE Cruz Enrique España 1950-2020

Artist Profile Cruz Enrique España

ARTIST PROFILE – CRUZ ENRIQUE ESPAÑA * photographs courtesy of Familia España Moreira Maestro Cruz Enrique España was born on July 16th 1950 into an artisan family from San Felipe de Jesús, La Antigua Guatemala.  As a self-taught artist he became independent from his father’s workshop and started his own at the age of 20. Ceramics craft was an expensive […]

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Revue Magazine June 2021

CLICK HERE FOR THE JUNE 2021 ISSUE OF REVUE MAGAZINE Welcome to the June issue of REVUE, thanks for reading. Guatemala is receiving more and more international visitors, many who feel they no longer need to wear a mask because they have already received their vaccinations. To those folks, please remember that Guatemala still has mask guidelines and they are […]

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Tschiffely’s Epic Equestrian Ride by Mark D. Walker

Tschiffely’s Epic Equestrian Ride by Mark D.Walker

Tschiffely’s Epic Equestrian Ride: Over the Andes to Guatemala and On to Washington D.C.(Part of the Yin & Yang of Travel Series) Tschiffely’s Ride tells the story of one of the greatest horse rides of all time. A.F. Tschiffely’s 10,000-mile journey through Latin America over a three-year period from 1925-1928, making him one of the most influential equestrian travel writers […]

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“The Maya in Guatemala” Winners of the REVUE Photo Contest April 2021

WINNERS REVUE Photo Contest

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, The Maya in Guatemala Here are the results of this month’s contest in both categories, Popular Vote (most “likes”) and Winners by Editorial Decision. For obvious reasons, our sponsors cannot participate this month, so prizes are basically bragging rights.  You can see all of the great photographs at fb.Revuemagazine/TheMayaInGuatemala Here are the winning photographs… […]

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Revue Magazine March 2021

CLICK HERE FOR THE MARCH 2021 ISSUE OF REVUE MAGAZINE Last year Semana Santa (Holy Week) was cancelled at the last minute because of the COVID-19 virus. This year, the preparations for celebrating this extremely non-social-distancing tradition have changed dramatically. Concerts, small indoor processions, Holy Vigils, Masses, prayers and recitals can still be “shared” this year through formats such as […]

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The Future of the Peace Corps in Guatemala

The Future of the Peace Corps in Guatemala

Anna Zauner received the evacuation notice at 10 p.m. on March 15th, 2020: Have all of your things packed and ready in an hour. “I was 30 minutes from home with nothing packed,” according to Anna, “home” being the highlands of Guatemala where Anna was one of 165 Peace Corps Volunteers (PCVs) serving in the “Land of Eternal Spring.” Due […]

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Revue Magazine February 2021

CLICK HERE FOR THE FEBRUARY 2021 ISSUE OF REVUE MAGAZINE Welcome to the February 2021 edition of Revue. The theme of our Photo Contest this month Friends & Lovers in Guatemala goes hand-in-hand with the tradition of Valentine’s Day. Though the origins are shrouded in mystery, Valentine greetings were popular as far back as the Middle Ages, though written Valentine’s […]

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“Friends and Lovers in Guatemala” Winners of the REVUE Photo Contest February 2021

REVUE photo contest February 2021

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. For obvious reasons, our sponsors cannot participate this month, so prizes are basically bragging rights.  You can see all of the great photographs at fb.Revuemagazine/FriendsandLoversinGuatemala Here are the winning […]

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Revue Magazine December 2020

CLICK HERE FOR THE DECEMBER ISSUE OF REVUE MAGAZINE December brings us to the close of 2020, one of the overall strangest and most difficult years for so many. Let us look forward to 2021 with renewed hope and optimism. There are many events and celebrations happening in December, but this year, most of the processions and other crowd-gathering cultural […]

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“Children in Guatemala” Winners of the REVUE Photo Contest December 2020

REVUE Photo Contest December

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, Children in Guatemala Here are the results of this month’s contest in both categories, Popular Vote (most “likes”) and Winners by Editorial Decision. For obvious reasons, our sponsors cannot participate this month, so prizes are basically bragging rights.  You can see all of the great photographs at fb.Revuemagazine/ChildreninGuatemala Here are the winning photographs… ————————————————————————————————- […]

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Staff of the Long Way Home Hero School visit student homes during COVID-19

Long Way Home Hero School

When the Guatemalan government of President Alejandro Giammattei instituted daily curfews, suspension of public transportation, closure of open marketplaces and schools, cancellation of all incoming flights and the prohibition of gatherings of more than 100 people to prevent the spread of COVID-19 those living in poverty were hit the hardest. Before the virus while over 59% of Guatemalans were estimated […]

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Victor Montejo’s Dream for a secure Maya Community by Mark D. Walker

Victor Montejo’s Dream for a Secure Maya Community

I first became aware of Victor Montejo almost twenty years ago when I read The Adventures of Mr. Puttison Among the Maya, his historical and satirical novel about an American traveler who turns up in a remote Maya village and is mistakenly thought to be a priest, sewing confusion among the local population. The story provides an excellent example of […]

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Revue Magazine September 2020

CLICK HERE FOR THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE OF REVUE MAGAZINE Here we are in September. Most businesses have been opening up again, using new standards of conduct. Social distancing and limited clientele is the norm. It is still important to use a face covering and keep your hands sanitized. But still, many businesses are hard put to bring in enough income […]

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“PASTIMES IN GUATEMALA” Winners of the REVUE Photo Contest September 2020

REVUE Photo Contest

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, Pastimes in Guatemala Here are the results of this month’s contest in both categories, Popular Vote (most “likes”) and Winners by Editorial Decision. For obvious reasons, our sponsors cannot participate this month, so prizes are basically bragging rights.  You can see all of the great photographs at fb.Revuemagazine/PastimesinGuatemala Here are the winning photographs… ————————————————————————————————- […]

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“GARDENS OF GUATEMALA” Winners of the REVUE Photo Contest August 2020

Winner REVUE Photo Contest

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, Gardens of Guatemala Here are the results of this month’s contest in both categories, Popular Vote (most “likes”) and Winners by Editorial Decision. For obvious reasons, our sponsors cannot participate this month, so prizes are basically bragging rights.  You can see all of the great photographs at fb.Revuemagazine/GardensOfGuatemala Here are the winning photographs… ————————————————————————————————- […]

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“PORTRAITS OF GUATEMALA” Winners of the REVUE Photo Contest July 2020

REVUE Photo Contest July

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, Portraits of Guatemala Here are the results of this month’s contest in both categories, Popular Vote (most “likes”) and Winners by Editorial Decision. For obvious reasons, our sponsors cannot participate this month, so prizes are basically bragging rights.  You can see all of the great photographs at fb.Revuemagazine/PortraitsOfGuatemala Here are the winning photographs… ————————————————————————————————- […]

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Revue Magazine June 2020

CLICK HERE FOR THE JUNE 2020 ISSUE OF REVUE MAGAZINE There is not much to say this month. Same as last month. We hope everyone is staying home as much as possible. Most businesses are still closed. Several restaurants offer take-out and delivery service. We have some interesting photos from the Photo Contest “Guatemala Indoors.” Chef Amalia shares some recipes […]

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Revue Magazine May 2020

CLICK HERE FOR THE MAY 2020 ISSUE OF REVUE MAGAZINE The lockdown continues. Plans cannot be made for starting up most businesses yet. Uncertainty is the norm. We will get through this, the question is when?    We hope all of you are staying safe and healthy. This month again, we would like to offer information about changes our advertisers’ […]

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Municipal Fire Department of La Antigua Guatemala

Municipal Fire Department of La Antigua Guatemala

Municipal Fire Department of La Antigua Guatemala – Historical Summary CREATION AND DEVELOPMENT On November 3, 2004, the Municipal Firefighters of La Antigua Guatemala Association and the “Municipal Fire Department of La Antigua Guatemala” were born into legal life, as its operational body. The Municipal Firefighters of La Antigua Guatemala Association, is an autonomous public service entity, essentially technical, professional, […]

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The Beauty of Guatemala Winners of the Revue Photo Contest May 2020

REVUE Photo Contest

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, The Beauty of Guatemala Ganadores del Concurso fotográfico de Abril, La Belleza de Guatemala Here are the results of this month’s contest in both categories, Popular Vote (most “likes”) and Winners by Editorial Decision. The sponsor of our monthly photo contests Antigua Hotel Solutions is awarding to the winning photographer of 1st Place by Editorial Decision a FREE […]

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Revue Magazine April 2020

CLICK HERE FOR THE APRIL 2020 ISSUE OF REVUE These are very difficult days we are all dealing with. Our hearts go out to the medical and service personnel for perservering in their important work, and hope everyone who can be, is sheltering in place when possible. This month, we would like to offer information about changes our advertisers’ have […]

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SEMANA SANTA Winners of the Revue Photo Contest April 2020

REVUE photo contest

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, Semana Santa in Guatemala Here are the results of this month’s contest in both categories, Popular Vote (most “likes”) and Winners by Editorial Decision. The sponsor of our monthly photo contests Antigua Hotel Solutions is awarding to the winning photographer of 1st Place by Editorial Decision a FREE NIGHT FOR 2 at Hotel Casa Colibrí in La Antigua. […]

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REVUE Magazine March 2020

CLICK HERE FOR THE MARCH 2020 ISSUE OF REVUE MAGAZINE There is a lot happening in La Antigua this month and next. Lent carries on through March, and there are five Sundays, each one with a major procession. In Lent in Antigua, March 2020, Hadazul Cruz takes us through each procession with a map and recommendations for the best times […]

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CELEBRATIONS Winners of the Revue Photo Contest March 2020

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, Celebrations in Guatemala Here are the results of this month’s contest in both categories, Popular Vote (most “likes”) and Winners by Editorial Decision. The sponsor of our monthly photo contests Antigua Hotel Solutions is awarding to the winning photographer of 1st Place by Editorial Decision a FREE NIGHT FOR 2 at Hotel Posada Don Valentino in La Antigua. […]

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Guatemala: Trouble in the Highlands Mark D. Walker

Guatemala: Trouble in the Highlands

Guatemala: Trouble in the Highlands A Documentary Film Production Climate change, unemployment, and relentless grinding poverty—these are the underpinnings of the current migration crisis. There is also the historic reality of land and economic inequality and the nationwide infestation of the narco trade which has led to near total government dysfunction. Guatemala: Trouble In The Highlands, which began production several […]

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REVUE Magazine February 2020

CLICK HERE FOR THE FEBRUARY 2020 ISSUE OF REVUE MAGAZINE Friends and Lovers in Guatemala was our Photo Contest theme this month, not a coincidence. We received many wonderful and touching photographs that you can enjoy in this issue. Hadazul Crua provides us with insightful information on Lent in Antigua 2020. This year Lent will take place from February 26 […]

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