Pets of Guatemala REVUE Photo Contest October 2021

REVUE Photo Contest October

We invite you to participate in our monthly PHOTO CONTEST for October 2021 with the theme “Pets of Guatemala” Please send ONE (1) HIGH RESOLUTION photo with caption/location and your name & website for the credit line to: photos@revuemag.com Submissions entered by the 15th of September, 2021 will be eligible. Contest will take place on the Revue FB page ¡Prizes are Back in both […]

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Revue Magazine September 2021

CLICK HERE FOR THE SEPTEMBER 2021 ISSUE OF REVUE MAGAZINE 200 years ago the signing of the Act of Independence broke the ties of political dependence from Spain and the new national entity became the Federal Republic of Central America. Hadazul Cruz gives us a brief historical pictorial feature and what events set the groundwork for the declaration of Guatemalan […]

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Lake Atitlán Legends

Lake Atitlán Leyends

Besides its beauty, this enigmatic lake is surrounded by legends and folklore, some go back to the Memorial de Sololá, Anales de los Cakchiqueles, an ancient chronicle about the origins of the Mayas and Cakchiqueles. In this chronicle it is explained how the lake villages were divided and how the Cakchiqueles stayed there and lived among the Tzutujiles. But trouble […]

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“Guatemala Independence Celebrations” Winners of the REVUE Photo Contest September 2021

Winners REVUE Photo Contest September

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, “Guatemala Independence Celebrations” 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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CHIRMOL without boundaries – Amalia’s Kitchen

Chirmol-Amalia´s Kitchen

When you are in Guatemala, you are bound to hear the word “chirmol” used in various contexts, be it culinary or cultural. A group of friends can be chirmoleando or gossiping about something or someone. Chirmol can also refer to a mess or a mix-up, and a chirmolero(a) can be someone who likes to stir up trouble. And chirmol is […]

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Carlos Argüello – Artist, Entrepeneur and Mentor (? -2021)

Carlos Argüello

He didn´t like to say how old he was, but certainly he was a young soul, probably because he always cared about the youth of his country and Latin America. A true artist, he was born in Nicaragua, later the entire family moved to Guatemalawhere he studied his early years, however, he decided to emigrate to the United States at […]

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Revue Magazine August 2021

CLICK HERE FOR THE AUGUST 2021 ISSUE OF REVUE MAGAZINE Antigua Guatemala celebrated its patron saint, St. James (Santiago), on July 25. St. James was an apostle, the conquerors’ patron saint and he is Spain’s patron saint as well. The Spanish named many cities after Santiago. When they founded towns in Guatemala in the 1540s each town received a patron […]

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“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 I 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 […]

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“Rivers and Lakes of Guatemala” Winners of the REVUE Photo Contest August 2021

Winners REVUE Photo Contest August

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, “Rivers and Lakes 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 […]

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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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Protecting Our World Heritage – Centro Regional De Patrimonio (CERPA)

Protecting our wold Heritage CERPA

Meet Ana Lucía González Muñoz and Yoldez Halleb and how their amazing story of friendship turned into a heritage project, here in Guatemala: CERPA They met in Baku, Azerbaijan, where they were representing their countries, Guatemala and Tunisia, at the World Heritage Young Professionals Forum,during the 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO. There, they connected on several […]

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Frescos – Amalia’s Kitchen

Amalia´s Kitchen - FRESCOS

Sodas could never take the place of a delicious fresco. They are chilled and served alone or over ice. Fresco in Guatemala is not the art of painting on wet plaster, but the art of making a wholesome fresh drink. Fresco in Spanish means fresh. Guatemalans accompany everyday meals with refreshing and wholesome fresh fruit drinks or roasted seed-based drinks. […]

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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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“Families in Guatemala” Winners of the REVUE Photo Contest June 2021

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, “Families 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/FamiliesinGuatemala Here are the winning photographs… ————————————————————————————————- […]

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Revue Magazine May 2021

CLICK HERE FOR THE MAY 2021 ISSUE OF REVUE MAGAZINE As we go to press the Guatemalan government is sending out notices about the roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccinations now in progress. Go to registrovacunacovid.mspas.gob.gt/mspas/login for more info. Flora & Fauna of Guatemala is the theme in this month’s Photo Contest. Birds were a popular choice of focus for many […]

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“Flora & Fauna of Guatemala” Winners of the REVUE Photo Contest May 2021

REVUE Photo Contest May

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, “Flora & Fauna 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/Flora&FaunaofGuatemala Here are the winning […]

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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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Revue Magazine April 2021

CLICK HERE FOR THE APRIL 2021 ISSUE OF REVUE MAGAZINE This month we pay homage to the Maya of Guatemala. Our reach-out to photographers garnished an amazing array of thoughtful, engaging and interesting images. Here’s hoping you enjoy viewing them as much as we do. As early as 1500 BCE the Maya had settled in villages and had developed agriculture […]

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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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“Volcanoes of Guatemala” Winners of the REVUE Photo Contest March 2021

REVUE Photo Contest March

Winners of this month’s Photo Contest, Volcanoes 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/VolcanoesofGuatemala Here are the winning photographs… ————————————————————————————————- […]

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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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