Guatemala began its slow road back to some semblance of normality this week when its reopening plan got underway. Unfortunately, that plan isn’t yet helping… Read More »As Guatemala “Reopens” Economy, Tourism can only Dream of Better Days Ahead
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Guatemala Stories, Information, and Opinion
To open or not to open: The Guatemalan economy eyes up a July 27 reopening plan after four months of strict lockdown. Is this a… Read More »Should the Guatemalan Economy Reopen on July 27 or Not?
Central America’s battered economies cannot take much more indecision, lack of real leadership, lack of imagination, and flip flopping. Countries with zero government help for the… Read More »As COVID Cases Spike, Guatemala’s Economy Hangs in the Balance
As the Guatemala tourism sector dries and and shrivels away during the COVID-19 crisis, economist Nestor Quixtan delivers a brief overview of the situation, where… Read More »Is it too Late to Save Guatemala Tourism?
Guatemalan economist Nestor Quixtan looks at the new coronavirus economy in Central America. The COVID-19 crisis has led governments around the world to take unprecedented… Read More »Central America And The Coronavirus Economy
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
In our coronavirus Crisis Heroes series, we highlight a small travel agency in Antigua, Guatemala with a big heart. Guatemala confirmed its first case of… Read More »Crisis Heroes: Making Masks To Fight Coronavirus In Guatemala
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