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?
A look at the measures in the new State of Calamity requested last night by President Alejandro Giammattei to Guatemala’s legislature. Guatemala‘s legislature ended up… Read More »Guatemala President Requests New State of Calamity to Combat Covid-19
Guatemala’s legislature has finally delivered its verdict on President Giammattei’s latest State of Calamity, implemented in mid-August. An emphatic rejection. Nestor Quixtan asks what’s next? … Read More »After Guatemala’s Rejection of the New State of Calamity, What Happens Now?
A new Guatemala State of Calamity went into effect over the weekend to try to combat the Delta variant of Covid sweeping through the country.… Read More »A Brand New Guatemala State of Calamity
Nestor Quixtan looks at a Guatemala tourism bill winding its slow way through the legislature, as Covid cases spike and vaccinations stutter. Could Bill 5857… Read More »Can a New Guatemala Tourism Bill Help Save the Sector?
An overview of the new Guatemala Covid restrictions that went into effect this week, under the guise of a “State of Prevention”. This week, the… Read More »“State of Prevention”: A Look at the new Guatemala Covid Restrictions
Nestor Quixtan breaks down the Guatemala tourism crisis as businesses collapse, unemployment soars, and the Covid vaccination plans collapses. Over the last year or so,… Read More »Guatemala Tourism Crisis: Pushing the Panic Button
La Aurora Airport in Guatemala closed due to Pacaya Volcano eruption, causing cancellations and delays for travelers. Debido al cambio de dirección del viento de… Read More »Guatemala International Airport Closed Today Because of Ongoing Volcan Pacaya Eruption
The fourth episode of the www.centralamerica.com podcast where we speak to Nestor Quixtan, who needs no introduction to regular readers. He’s our “Man in Guatemala”,… Read More »The www.centralamerica.com Podcast: Talking about the Guatemala Covid Response with Nestor Quixtan