Portraits of Guatemala, Winners of the Revue Photo Contest June 2019

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Portraits of Guatemala is one of our favorite themes. There are so many stories in the faces of people and the participating photographers this month did a fantastic job of storytelling. Here are the results 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 […]

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On Mother’s Day Sharing is Caring

On Mother's Day Sharing is Caring

Mother’s Day in Guatemala and a few other Central American countries is always on May 10 as opposed to different days in other countries. It is an ancient Christian celebration also celebrated by the Greeks and Romans. In modern times, this day celebrates all women who have played the role of a nurturing and good role model for any child […]

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Together for Nature in La Antigua

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Representatives from environmental organizations will meet in La Antigua Guatemala Representatives from environmental organizations and institutions of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean will meet 28-30 May in La Antigua Guatemala, to participate in IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) Regional Conservation Forum for Mesoamerica and the Caribbean. Created in 1948, IUCN is the world’s largest and most diverse […]

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Revue Magazine May 2019

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CLICK HERE TO READ THE MAY 2019 ISSUE OF REVUE With over 8,000 plant species identified in Guatemala, you’re going to see a few flowers around the country. This month our photo contest theme is “Flowers of Guatemala” and as you flip through the photographs on these pages, you will see a great cross-section of representatives. A special thanks to […]

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Flowers of Guatemala, Winners of the Revue Photo Contest May 2019

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There was no shortage of subjects for this month’s Photo Contest “Flowers of Guatemala.” Here are the results 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 the Hotel Posada Don Valentino in La […]

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A Textile Traveler’s Guide to Guatemala by Deborah Chandler

A Textile Traveler’s Guide to Guatemala

The vibrant character of Guatemala is most visible in its hadwoven textiles, which are still in everyday use and readily available in native markets all over the country. Review: Huipils, Guatemala, Luck, and Love by Karen Brock A Textile Traveler’s Guide to Guatemala is an excellent resource for discovering artisans, markets, shops, and those storied regional textile traditions. A Textile […]

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BOOK ALERT Maya Gods & Monsters

BOOK ALERT Maya Gods & Monsters

Maya Gods & Monsters: Supernatural Stories from the Underworld and Beyond Lidar image technology and a series of National Geographic specials have introduced a growing number of people to the ancient Maya civilization. This book invites in even more readers into the worldview and the mystical realm that reflect the heart of the Maya people. Through captivating stories and exotic […]

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WOMEN HERMANDADES Sisterhood from Escuela de Cristo Women’s DIVISION

Women Hermandades Escuela de Cristo

The work of the women behind those gorgeous Golden Mantillas brought directly from Spain. People admire the beauty and splendor of La Antigua’s Semana Santa processions, but who’s behind working hard making this happen?  Certainly we have heard of Hermandades —organizations that prepare all year long organizing all the procession logistics— and yet another question comes up. Are there any […]

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Revue Magazine April 2019

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CLICK HERE TO READ THE APRIL 2019 ISSUE OF REVUE We’re hoping that April brings spring showers but please not during Semana Santa. This year the Revue Semana Santa edition includes Women Hermandades, the sisterhood from Escuela de Cristo by Hada Cruz. As well, there are six procession maps we hope you find useful plus fabulous photos of past processions […]

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Semana Santa in Guatemala, Winners of the Revue Photo Contest April 2019

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Semana Santa (Holy Week) will be here soon, so it was an obvious choice as a theme for our Photo Contest for April. Here are the results in two categories, Popular Vote (most “likes”) and Winners by Editorial Decision. The new sponsor of our monthly photo contests Antigua Hotel Solutions is awarding to the winning photographer of 1st Place by Editorial Decision […]

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Paying It Forward by Chef Amalia Moreno-Damgaard

Paying It Forward by Chef Amalia Moreno-Damgaard

As the Lent season nears, I reflect on past, present, and current times. Lent is indeed an occasion for reflection and prayer and for refocusing ourselves to our purpose. I have always felt a strong calling to help and support others, whether it is through teaching about food culture and healthy eating and sharing my story to inspire other entrepreneurs, […]

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The Tango War by Author Mary Jo McConahay

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Prize-winning author Mary Jo McConahay presents her new book, The Tango War, The Struggle for the Hearts, Minds and Riches of Latin America During World War II The fascinating, largely unknown story of how the global conflict affected countries from Mexico to Argentina, including Guatemala, and how the Axis and the Allies never took their eyes from each other, like […]

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A Weakness for Chocolate

A Weakness for Chocolate

I don’t have a sweet tooth per se, but I must admit that I have a weakness for chocolate because it’s not only delicious, it’s nutritious, too. And, it just may be the perfect treat for Valentine’s. Chocolate has boundless possibilities in the kitchen, and recently I developed something new and unique for a special presentation during Valentine’s week in […]

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Robert Flanagan Artist Profile

Artist Profile Robert Flanagan

Robert Flanagan, AJAX Artist Biography Robert Flanagan, who uses the artist name AJAX, was born in the U.S. As a child, he was always drawing and making super-8 movies. In search of formal artistic training, he moved for two years to London where he studied at the British Museum’s Department of Prints and Drawings Library. —— Biografía del Artista Robert […]

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Volcanoes of Guatemala, Winners of the Revue Photo Contest March 2019

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Volcanoes of Guatemala as a theme for our monthly Photo Contest brought in so many wonderful submissions it was an extremely difficult decision for the editorial board to come up with the winners of that category. We welcome a generous new sponsor of our monthly photo contests Antigua Hotel Solutions is awarding to the winning photographer of 1st Place by […]

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Friends and Lovers in Guatemala, Winners of the Revue Photo Contest Feb. 2019

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Friends and Lovers in Guatemala, how can you go wrong with that theme for a photo contest. We received so many wonderful images it was extremely difficult to choose the winners. Here are the results… WINNERS BY POPULAR VOTE WINNERS BY EDITORIAL DECISION THANK YOU to all the participating photographers.  You can see all of the excellent submissions on the Revue […]

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16th Annual REVUE Photo Issue – January 2019

16th Annual REVUE Photo Issue – January 2019

Welcome to our 16th Annual Photo Issue. For all these years that we have been highlighting Guatemala through photography, we are still in awe as new and spectacular images keep coming in. This year is no exception in that there are new and exceptional photographs gracing our pages this month. We are grateful to the talented photographers who have shared […]

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“Virgen de la O” Procession on Christmas Day

"Virgen de la O" Procession on Christmas Day

In the afternoon on Christmas Day the procession Virgen de la O departs from Escuela de Cristo Church and winds its way through the streets of La Antigua. The Procession carries the pregnant Virgin Mary eight days before the birth of Jesus. This is the reason she carries a very small image of Baby Jesus on her chest. The name […]

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Holiday Pie with a Guatemalan Twist

Holiday pie With a Guatemalan Twist

“I like to recreate traditional dishes and give them a Twist of the season, which by the way -have you ever eaten a slice of mole pumpkin pie?” As the holidays approach it’s time to start thinking about family and office gatherings. Perhaps the first things that come to mind are food and drink, and of course, the venue. When […]

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Luis Argueta – Telling the stories of Guatemalan Immigrants

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Luis Argueta is one of the most dedicated people I know. He left his native Guatemala during the years of civil war in his country, but Guatemala never left his heart. He has worked tirelessly to educate people about human rights abuses against his people through his documentaries. His work puts human faces and personal stories into the discussions about […]

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REVUE Magazine December 2018

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CLICK HERE TO READ THE DECEMBER ISSUE OF REVUE As the year comes to a close, we reflect upon what has occurred. As the new year approaches we imagine what will be. Our December issue does both. In hopes of putting a smile on your face we’ve highlighted some great photographs from our Photo Contest Smiles of Guatemala. On the […]

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Smiles of Guatemala – Winners of the Revue Photo Contest Dec. 2018

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Everyone’s day is brightened by a smile, and these days we could use more of them. Here are the results of the Photo Contest “Smiles of Guatemala” with plenty of smiles to go around. Prizes listed below. WINNERS BY EDITORIAL DECISION WINNERS BY POPULAR VOTE THANK YOU to all the participating photographers.  You can see all of the excellent submissions […]

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INTERVIEW Michelle B. Sultan, La Botica Verde

INTERVIEW Michelle B. Sultan La Botica Verde

Michelle B. Sultan – La Botica Verde On a characteristically sunny day in La Antigua Guatemala I sat down with Michelle B. Sultan, the founder of La Botica Verde to discuss her plans for the company. As we sat at her office in Panorama sipping some delicious organic coffee, I could feel her excitement and energy – and caffeine was […]

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REVUE Magazine November 2018

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CLICK HERE TO READ THE NOVEMBER ISSUE OF REVUE MAGAZINE Welcome to our 9th Annual Food Issue. Guatemala has wonderful national dishes, there are many tasty regional recipes which add another good reason to travel around this beautiful country. As more people look for healthier food options, we are happy to introduce you to Michelle B. Sultan, founder of La […]

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16th Annual REVUE Photo Issue – January 2019

16th Annual REVUE Photo Issue

Alert to all Photographers We invite you to submit your favorite Guatemala photo for the Revue 16th Annual Photo Issue (January, 2019). Send 1 hi-res photo to: photos@revuemag.com before Dec. 12, 2018.   Atención Fotógrafos Los invitamos a enviar su foto favorita de Guatemala para la 16ava Edición Anual de Fotografía Revue (enero 2019). Envíenos 1 fotografía en alta resolución […]

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Guatemalan Kitchen Camaraderie

Guatemalan kitchen camaraderie

Guatemalan kitchen camaraderie with “mucho sabor” and comfort Perhaps one of the best ways to bond with anyone is in the kitchen. After all, this is a place where people gather to create delicious masterpieces and share experiences. I was invited once again to present at the World of the Latino Cuisine in New Jersey recently. This is an annual […]

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