Nestor Quixtan takes a look at Guatemala-UK relations in 2022, specifically in the fields of trade, socioeconomic and environmental cooperation, and tourism. The death, last… Read More »A Look at Guatemala-UK Relations in 2022
Nestor Quixtan is a Canadian/Guatemalan economist, linguist, and writer. He has consulted on numerous writing projects ranging from security and defense to hotel management. His work on women’s discrimination in the labor market has earned him publication in Latin America. He currently lives in Guatemala City.
The state of healthcare in Guatemala is a major concern for many expats. But with preparation, figuring out what’s best for you should make things… Read More »Healthcare In Guatemala: The Basics Expats Need to Know
One thing visitors to Guatemala do is go to a market. The colors, sounds, and smells of any given Guatemala market can be hypnotic. Here’s… Read More »Going to a Guatemala Market? Four Things You Should Know
Pretty much every visitor to Guatemala asks the question “is Guatemala City safe or not?” Local resident Nestor Quixtan says it’s not as bad as… Read More »Is Guatemala City Safe? (And Which Parts Should I Visit And/Or Avoid?)
How will the Ukraine crisis impact Central America? Nestor Quixtan looks at the possible political, military, and economic effects of the war on Central America.… Read More »How Will the Ukraine Crisis Impact Central America?
Where in Central America should you go this Christmas? Here, to kick off our “Reasons to Visit Central America at Christmas” series, each country makes… Read More »Five Reasons to Visit Guatemala this Christmas
Many guidebooks push Lake Atitlán, Guatemala as one single destination. But the Atitlán area is many communities clustered around a beautiful lake. It needs a… Read More »A Quick Tour Around Lake Atitlán, Guatemala
This time last week, we were all still in shock from the Facebook/WhatsApp/Instagram outage of the previous day. We survived in the end, of course.… Read More »Why Was Last Week’s Facebook Outage so Devastating for Guatemala?