How a small local restaurant in Guatemala City’s Zona 1 is stepping up to help those affected by the economic crisis in Guatemala caused by… Read More »Crisis Heroes: Feeding The Hungry In Guatemala City During Economic Crisis
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.
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?)
The upcoming Guatemala election this weekend is just about the hardest one to call in the country’s history. Nestor Quixtan takes a look at some… Read More »Who Are The Main Players In The 2019 Guatemala Election?
The Guatemala v Belize territory dispute comes to the forefront again in 2019 when Belize holds its referendum over whether the International Court of Justice… Read More »Guatemala v Belize Territory Dispute: ICJ Or Bust
Are you thinking of relocating to Guatemala? Guatemala City-based economist Nestor Quixtan advises you to learn a little about the Guatemala housing market before you… Read More »A Few Words About The Guatemala Housing Market
Guatemalan economist Nestor Quixtan discusses banking in Guatemala and how to secure a line of credit as a foreigner or Guatemalan living abroad. Banks in… Read More »Banking In Guatemala: How To Secure A Line Of Credit
The mid-term elections in the United States this week have brought an interesting and disturbing, case to the forefront: the so-called “ Central America migrant… Read More »How the Central America Migrant Caravan Has Affected Life In Guatemala
Nicaragua isn’t the only Central American country in crisis in 2018. Guatemala is also undergoing difficulties, as economist Nestor Quixtan explains. The current showdown in… Read More »A Guide To The Jimmy Morales vs CICIG Guatemala Crisis
Many guidebooks push Lake Atitlan, Guatemala as one single destination. But in reality, the Atitlan area is many communities clustered around a beautiful lake. It… Read More »A Quick Tour Around Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
If you’re working and investing in Guatemala, the first steps to take are getting legal. That means getting your Guatemala work visa sorted out and/or… Read More »Why You Should Arrange Your Guatemala Work Visa In Advance: An Anecdote