Guatemala
Guatemala, officially the Republic of Guatemala (Spanish: República de Guatemala [re̞ˈpuβlikä ðe̞ ɣwäte̞ˈmälä]), is a country in Central America bordered by ...
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Migrants break through fence at Guatemala-Mexico border
Guatemalan police looked on silently as thousands of Central American migrants broke through a metal gate at the border with Mexico. The migrants are trying to cross a bridge that crosses Guatemala'...
Fuego Volcano
Fuego volcano, eruptive activity leading to paroxysm on 21.Nov. 2016.
Hundreds Feared Dead After Landslide In Guatemala
Heavy rains have caused a landslide on the outskirts of Guatemala's capital, Guatemala City, killing at least 26 people and injuring 36 more. A hillside about 300ft high collapsed on the residential n...
Guatemala dig uncovers Mayan artefacts
Archaeologists working in northern Guatemala uncover three well-preserved Mayan panels dating back around 1,400 years. The panels display ancient hieroglyphics that provide insights into the civilisat...
16-Year-Old Girl Beaten And Burned Alive By Lynch Mob In Rio Bravo, Guatemala
A 16 year old girl has been beaten and burned to death in Guatemala by a lynch mob, after she was accused of killing a taxi driver. A horrifying video of the attack has been circulated widely in Guate...
Guatemalans deliberately infected with STDs sue Johns Hopkins University for $1bn
Nearly 800 plaintiffs have launched a billion-dollar lawsuit against Johns Hopkins University over its alleged role in the deliberate infection of hundreds of vulnerable Guatemalans with sexually tran...
The Stone Head Of Guatemala That History Wants To Forget
by April Holloway Over half a century ago, deep in the jungles of Guatemala, a gigantic stone head was uncovered.  The face had fine features, thin lips and large nose and its face was directed up at ...
History of Guatemala
The history of Guatemala began with the arrival of human settlers c. 18,000-11,000 BC. The Mayan civilization (2,000 BC – 250 AD) was among those that flourished in the region, with little contact wit...
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Geography of Guatemala
Guatemala is mountainous, except for the south coastal area and the vast northern lowlands of Petén department. Two mountain chains enter Guatemala from west to east, dividing the country into three m...
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Departments of Guatemala
Guatemala is divided into 22 departments (departamentos)which are in turn divided into 334 municipalities.In addition, Guatemala has in the past claimed that all or part of the nation of Belize is a d...
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Municipalities of Guatemala
The departments of Guatemala are divided into 332 municipalities or municipios. The municipalities are listed below, by department:
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Guatemala City
Guatemala City; locally known as Guatemala or Guate), is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Guatemala, and the most populous in Central America. The city is located in the south-central a...
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Culture of Guatemala
The culture of Guatemala reflects strong Mayan and Spanish influences and continues to be defined as a contrast between poor Mayan villagers in the rural highlands, and the urbanized and relatively we...
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Music of Guatemala
The music of Guatemala is diverse. Music is played all over the country, even in the remotest corners. Towns also have wind and percussion bands that play during the lent and Easter-week processions, ...
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Cuisine of Guatemala
Many traditional foods in Guatemalan cuisine are based on Maya cuisine and prominently feature corn, chilies and beans as key ingredients.There are also foods that are commonly eaten on certain days o...
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Transport in Guatemala
Transportation in Guatemala includes roads (a majority unpaved), waterways, and airports. It formerly included railways.
Chicken buses, recycled and often colorfully painted former US school buse...
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Telecommunications in Guatemala
Telecommunications in Guatemala include radio, television, fixed and mobile telephones, and the Internet.
Economy of Guatemala
Guatemala is the most populous of the Central American countries with a GDP per capita roughly one-third that of Argentina, Brazil, and Chile. Coffee, sugar, and bananas are the main products. The 199...
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Government of Guatemala
Politics of Guatemala takes place in a framework of a presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the President of Guatemala is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-...
Military of Guatemala
The Military of Guatemala consists of National Army of Guatemala (Ejercito Nacional de Guatemala, ENG), the Guatemalan Navy (Marina de la Defensa Nacional, includes Marines) and the Guatemalan Air For...
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Demographics of Guatemala
The demographics of Guatemala are diverse, constituting primarily of Mestizos, Amerindians and Europeans. About 60% of the population speak Spanish, with nearly all of the rest speaking Amerindian lan...
Demographics of Guatemala - Wikipedia
Politics of Guatemala
Politics of Guatemala takes place in a framework of a presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the President of Guatemala is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-...