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    GUATEMALA Guatemala’s culture is a unique product of Native American ways and a strong Spanish colonial heritage. About half of Guatemala’s population is mestizo (known in Guatemala as ladino), people of mixed European and indigenous ancestry. Ladino culture is dominant in urban areas, and is heavily influenced by European and North American trends. Unlike many Latin American countries, Guatemala still has a large indigenous population, the Maya, which has retained a distinct identity. Deeply rooted

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    Averelle Ulanski 3rd Hour Guatemala Guatemala is a beautiful country located north-west of Mexico and borders the Caribbean Sea. It is the third largest country in South America, it has a square area of 42,042 square miles. With beautiful mountains, volcanoes, forests and waterfalls filling in most of the land mass. The weather is a humid subtropical climate. They have mild dry winters and hot summers. Guatemala is a popular tourist attraction with the Mayan ruins and the Tikal which is well known

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    Traveling To Guatemala

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    The Republic of Guatemala is in Central America. It has about 13.3 million people. The main language is Spanish, they also have more than 24 indigenous languages. Guatemala is an interesting country to go visit. It is a unique country that can teach you a lot. It has all kinds of people. Most are descendants of the Mayans. Guatemala has many tourists attractions, from beaches, to volcanoes, to Ancient Mayan ruins. Guatemala is a colorful place and their climate is very nice and tropical. People need

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    Genocide In The Guatemala

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    which is also known as “genocide”. Genocide particularly was first classified in 1944, but that was definitely not the last one. Genocide sparked up in Guatemala in 1981. Political and social inequalities led to the 1981 Guatemalan genocide, and it left the native population obliterated and the country in need of social and economic restoration. Guatemala is a mainly made up of mountains in Central America that has suffered from many disparities. It was once a big home to the Mayan civilization and still

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    Guatemala Earthquake of 1976

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    Magnitude of Losses 9 8.0 Mitigation and Future Recommendations 10 Works Cited 11 Executive Summary Guatemala is a country that is very prone to natural disasters. It is a developing nation with many areas that must be addressed in order to take proactive measures, for disasters that may occur in the future. The following report will provide an in depth analysis of the Guatemala earthquake of February 4, 1976. This earthquake resulted in an estimated 23000 deaths, 76000 injuries, and over

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    My Trip To Guatemala

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    There has been a great deal of preparation to get the class ready for our trip to Guatemala. I have learned an abundant amount of information from this class about the different aspects of the culture in Guatemala, the education received there, trauma experienced by the natives, etc. The list could go on and on, but there are a few primary themes, which connect the main topics of the class together. These themes are, understanding how our history can impact no only ourselves, but others around the

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    FEMICIDE IN GUATEMALA Femicide is considered a crime against humanity and is the mass murder of women. Guatemala is one of the countries with the highest number of murders in Central America. The high rate of violent deaths in women has led to the international community; through different ways and means to require the authorities to take preventive and corrective measures about it. An overwhelming number of murders of women have not been clarified or resolved in our country, so that these offenses

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    Guatemala and Madagascar

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    Guatemala is vast country of mountains all except for the south coastal area and the northern lowlands of Peténd. The country is divided east and west by two mountain chains into three major regions: the highlands, which is where the mountains are; the Petén region just north of the mountains; and the Pacific coast that is south of the mountains. All three areas differ greatly from one another from landscape to climate and elevation; producing dramatic contrasts between hot humid tropical lowlands

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    land reform were short-lived; coming to an end with his coup in 1954. This essay will explain what the Agrarian Reform law in Guatemala was as well as what were its effects on landowners and rural hacienda workers, while touching on why the reform failed despite its progressive ideals. The Agrarian Reform in the words of Árbenz himself, was passed to “transform Guatemala from a dependent nation with a semi-colonial economy into a country

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    Guatemala and Spanish Cultures

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    Guatemala has more people than any other Central American country, with an estimated population of 11,980,000 it is home to many different cultures. The population can be divided into two groups; Indians and people of mixed Spanish and Indian ancestry. But in Guatemala, being called an Indian or a non-Indian does not depend entirely on a person's ancestry. It is basically a matter of how people live and of how they categorize themselves. For example, a Guatemalan is considered an Indian if he or

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