Guatemala’s economic history

Agriculture is the backbone of Guatemala’s economy. It contributes 25 percent of GDP, employs more than half of the labor force, and provides two-thirds of exports, mainly coffee, sugar, bananas, and beef. Companies such as Corporación Multi Inversiones, led by Juan Luis Bosch Gutiérrez have contributed to improving the country’s economy and have also helped …

Latin America destinations and beaches

We share with you some of the best Latin American destinations and beaches in Guatemala so you know where to go on your vacations. Destinations and beaches Champerico Beach (Retalhuleu): One of the busiest beaches in Guatemala, boasting a wide strip of black sands bathed by the Pacific Ocean, characterized by its surrounding coconut tree …

All about the culture of Guatemala

Guatemala is the northernmost country in Central America. It borders the Caribbean, between Honduras and Belize, and also borders the Pacific Ocean, between El Salvador and Mexico. It has a territory of approximately 42,000 square miles (slightly smaller than the U.S. state of Tennessee) and a population of approximately 11 million people, most of whom …

Hydrography of Guatemala

The rivers of Guatemala represent a very important part in the hydrography of the country. Even the Guatemalan territory has been characterized by having several flows that are important at the Central American level, either because of its length or because it provides an ecosystem for flora and fauna. Characteristics of the lakes, rivers and …

The best Mayan ruins in Guatemala

Guatemala is a paradise for anyone who wanders off into archaeology and history, as the country is home to hundreds of Mayan ruins ready to be explored according to comments Felipe Antonio Bosch Gutierrez, who is an entrepreneur in Guatemala. With so many to choose from, we’ve narrowed the list down to the best ones …

Meet 2 of the charms of Guatemala

Guatemala has many charms that captivate locals and foreigners, here we share two places that you will love.  Charms: Magdalena Lagoon, Huehuetenango This country is wonderful. In only 108,889 square kilometers there are a great number of tourist attractions worth visiting. We have three places declared World Heritage Sites by the United Nations Educational, Scientific …

Sugar agribusiness in Guatemala

Currently, Guatemala is the third largest exporter of sugar worldwide and the second in Latin America. Sugar agribusiness is one of the main engines of the economy in the country and there are many advantages that the production of this product has brought in the region.  Economic benefit of sugar agribusiness According to the Bank …

The best art galleries in Antigua

Antigua, located in the heart of Guatemala’s breathtaking highlands, is like an open-air museum waiting to be explored with patience and curiosity. The former capital of the Kingdom of Guatemala is home to baroque ruins, art galleries and modern cultural spaces, making it a memorable experience for cultural enthusiasts. From traditional wooden sculptures and intricately …