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  • Exchange yields cultural lessons

    Exchange yields cultural lessons
    St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point recently welcomed three Guatemalan exchange students, according to a press release from Principal Tom Ruiz.
  • The uncertain future of undocumented children

    On a warm day last spring, 16-year-old Hugo Pascual Tomás and his older brother Francisco left their home in Guatemala and set off on a 2,700-mile quest to find their mother. The boys had been left in the care of their elderly grandparents in 2001,...

    El Mirador's Maya marvels await discovery in the Guatemalan jungle

    El Mirador's Maya marvels await discovery in the Guatemalan jungle
    After a daylong slog through the suffocating Guatemalan jungle, we emerged before a soaring pyramid in the ghostly ruins of El Tintal, our first stop in the forested realm of the Serpent King. A slight breeze stirred the air, offering a respite from the...

    Guatemala: Culinary tour blends cuisines, culture

    Guatemala: Culinary tour blends cuisines, culture
    Experience Guatemala's rich cultural heritage from a unique perspective in February when a four-day Antigua culinary tour blends Southern-style United States cuisine with Maya flavors. The Cultiva Tours itinerary includes sightseeing in Antigua, as well...

    Guatemala, once a leader in war-crime prosecutions, at a standstill

    For a while, Guatemala appeared to be at the global forefront of war-crimes prosecutions. Over a six-week period last year, a notorious dictator, Efrain Rios Montt, sat in the docket, questioned by prosecutors and confronted by the survivors —...