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May 2012 Year 21, No. 3 Guatemalas English-language MagazineAvailable worldwide at www.revuemag.com FREE = Mothers Day Photo Contest= Yaxh Lagoon and the Crocs= Santa Cruz La Laguna Fair

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4 CONCURSO DE FOTOS!PHOTO CONTEST! If you would like to participate in our MONTHLY PHOTO CONTEST with the theme FATHER for JUNE, 2012 please send ONE HI-RES photo with caption/location and your name and website for the credit line to: photos@revuemag.com There will be prizes for winning photos including dinner for 2 at La Pea de Sol Latino. More information at RevueMag.com Submissions entered by the 10th of the month will be eligible for the following months contest. Si desea participar en nuestro CONCURSO FOTOGRFICO con el tema PADRE edicin de JUNIO, 2012; por favor enve UNA fotografa en ALTA RESOLUCIN con el ttulo, lugar donde fue tomada, su nombre y el sitio web para el crdito a: fotos@revuemag.com Habrn premios para las fotos ganadoras, incluye cena para dos en La Pea de Sol Latino. Para ms informacin RevueMag.com Sern elegibles las fotos que se reciban hasta el 10 del mes para el concurso de la edicin siguiente.

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8 If three is the magic number, then ve must be the lucky oneor at least it was for former Guatemalan President Jorge Ubico when his government built El Palacio Nacional in Zone 1 of the capital. On each of the buildings ve oors, opulence is grouped together in clusters of ve. ere are ve sets of doors opening onto the presidential balcony, with ve small windows above them. Five archways decorate each side of the interior courtyard and ve sets of stained glass windows appear in many of the rooms. Reports say that on Ubicos birthday, he would hang a large star in the palace, which also contained the number ve. And all because his rst and last names each contained ve letterssomething he considered to be a lucky omen. To this day, the renamed El Palacio Nacional de la Cultura remains one of the most important buildings in Guatemala and is used for the majority of presidential activities. e 1996 Peace Accords were signed in the palaces courtyard and ever since this date a fresh white rose has been placed in the palms of the peace statue every day, to mark the spot where the Guatemalan civil war was ocially ended. ... continued page 50El Palacio NacionalUsed for the majority of presidential activities, El Palacio Nacional de la Cultura remains one of the most important buildings in Guatemala.CITY SITES by Anna-Claire Bevan photos: Johannes Blijdenstein

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10 CITY SITES by Anna-Claire Bevan The National Palace CELEBRATION by Dwight Wayne Coop Raging Bulls and Aging Saints Annual Fair in Santa Cruz la Laguna CULTURE by Anna-Claire Bevan Museo Popol Vuh May is Museum Month HEALTHY SOLUTIONS by Lori Shea Orthopedic Care in Guatemala BOOK ALERT by Dianne Carono Shamans, Witches & Maya Priests SACRED ANIMALS & EX OTIC TROPICAL PLANTS by Dr. Nicholas Hellmuth PEPPER(S) SENSUOUS GUATEMALA by Ken Veronda The Color of Butter ASK ELIZ ABETH by Elizabeth Bell Some Inspiring Women 2012 SPIRIT by Sri Ram Kaa & Kira Raa Alternative Energy E VENTS by Dwight Wayne Coop Lake Atitln Marathon 6 18 20 38 58 64 72 74 82 88e Plaza Mayor in the National Palace (page 6) A young crocodile suns himself at Yaxh Lagoon (page 14) cover to coverTHE ROAD LESS TRA VELED text/photos by Thor Janson Yaxh Lagoon and the Crocs Swim at your own risk 14 Melissa E. M. Contreras Octavio Corts Belches Mara Jos Carranza Flor Ortiz Violeta Arredondo Javier Alvarez Vassaux 13 16 16 16 101 Cover RE VUE PHOTO CONTEST All of the May entrants can be see at RevueMag.com, here are the winners in print

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12 cover to coverDeadline for the June 2012 issue May 10REGIONS Guatemala City services / shopping dining lodging La Antigua services / shopping dining lodging Lake Atitln Quetzaltenango Las Lisas Monterrico / Pacic Coast El Petn Ro Dulce Cobn Tecpn 22 SECTIONS From the Publisher Health Services Antigua Map Vet Q & A Travel El Salvador Classieds Real Estate Advertiser Index DATEBOOK May guide to culture and upcoming events 12 40 47 78 85 86 102 106 110 31 34 36 46 55 75 88 95 96 97 100 100 100 101cover to coverON THE COVER22Check DateBook for May cultural eventsVamos Mijaby Javier lvarez Vassaux HIGHLIGHTS Human Rights Awards Why a professional translator? Valle Verde Kids Photo Contest 34 62 96

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14 ohn & erry ovick iskovichFrom the PublishersHappy May to one and all. We hope you are enjoying our monthly Re vue Photo Contests. As our cover conveys, this months theme was Mother. To be fair, the theme for June will be Fa ther. We welcome all photo submissions, details and prize information can be found on the Revue website, Revue Facebook page and in this issue on page two. Other fun things this month: a trip to Yaxh Lagoon (crocodiles included); a visit to the Popol Vuh Museum to celebrate the Month of Museums; and a tour of the National Palace in Guatemala City. As well, you will be: introduced to some inspiring women of Guatemala; invited to the Lake Atitln Marathon; challenged to discover how much electrical power we need in our life; informed about the the high caliber of orthopedic care available in Guatemala; delighted with inside infor mation about pepper and peppers; asked to envision the color of butter; inspired to read the book Shamans, Witches and Maya Priests ; encouraged to celebrate the annual fair in Santa Cruz la Laguna; and updated on the cultural events taking place around Guatemala in May. anks for reading the Revue and we hope you nd it as it is meant to be... fun, free and informative. By the way: e Revue main oces in La Antigua can now be found in our per manent location at 3a avenida sur #4-A Tels: 7931-4500 or 7832-4619 Guatemalas English-language Magazine@revuemag.comREVUE is distributed free, and available at: Hotels, Restaurants, Travel Agencies, Car Rental Agencies, Embassies, Spanish Schools, INGUAT oces, Shops, and other public places in the following areas: Guatemala City, La Antigua, Quetzaltenango, Lake Atitln, Cobn, Petn, Ro Dulce, Lvingston, Monterrico, Retalhuleu; as well as locations in El Salvador, Honduras, and Belize. Csar Tin Mercedes Mejicanos Andrea Santiago Jos Caal, Luis Jurez, Diego Alvarez Csar Tin, Oscar Chacn, Luis Toribio Silvia Gmez, Mara Sols, Dora GmezOpinions or statements printed in the REVUE are not necessarily those of the publishers. We welcome your comments. Ivonne Prez, Csar Tin, Denni Marsh, Fernando Rodas, Luis Toribio, Lena Johannessen, Erick Morales Rudy A. Girn SAN JO AQUN PRODUCCIONES S.A. John & Terry Kovick Biskovich Matt BokorREVUE OFFICES: @ Lena Johannessen C ol. C entroamrica C alle San Salvador #202, San Salvador Tels: (503) 7981-4517, 7860-8632 SAN CRISTBAL D enni Marsh Tel: 2478-1649 Fax: 2478-1595PRINT STUDIO LA ANTIGU A 3a avenida sur #4-A (Central Oce) TELS: (502) 7931-4500 or 7832-4619 @revuemag.com We have MOVED to our PERMANENT OFFICES, 3a Avenida Sur #4-A La Antigua 7931-4500 or 7832-4619 Anna-Claire Bevan, Dwight Wayne Coop, Thor Janson, Ken Veronda, Dr. Nicholas Hellmuth, Elizabeth Bell, Dianne Carono, Cynthia Burski DVM, Sri Ram Kaa & Kira Raa, Lori Shea Rudy A. Girn Elvira Mndez Csar Tin Club Fotogrco de Antigua: www.ClubFotogracoAntigua.com

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15 Congratulations to Melissa Estefania Monterroso Contreras on her photograph entitled Mis 4 razones para celebrar a las Madre La Antigua, with 208 votes. Prize: Q300. All entries can be seen at www.RevueMag.com2nd PLACE by popular vote in the monthly REVUE PHOTO CONTEST, May

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16 There are two main gateways leading to the Mayan rainforest in the department of Petn, which forms Guatemalas northern frontier. e main route takes you through the humid lowlands of the Motagua Valley and then north passing the magnicent Sweet River (Ro Dulce), the jungle outpost of Poptn, and nally to the departmental island capital of Flores. e other, less-traveled route is via the imperial city of Cobn, and up through the land of the Kekchi Maya and through the population centers of Chisec, Raxrulh, Sayach and La Libertad. Naturally, we chose the road less traveled. Once you leave Cobn, the landscape feels like youre back to the old days when most of the regions rivers were crossed by ferry and where Latin America is left far behind as you enter the mysterious realm of Mayan America. And so it remains when you arrive at Sayach and the roiling waters of the Ro de la Passin. Waiting in a long line of vehicles for the ferry gives you time to chat with locals, drink a cold coconut juice or two and perhaps sample the street food, top on my list being Pacaya envuelta en huevo. From Cobn to Flores it takes about six hours through some spectacularly beautiful terrain dominated by the weird limestonekarst hills and ranges. From Flores we headed due east toward Belize and several hours later The Road Less Traveled text/photos by or JansonYaxh Lagoon Crocsand the

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17 came to the turno for Yaxh National Park. From the turno its another half hour to the lagoon, at the sight of which only one thought was in my mind: Remove my sweaty clothes and jump in! Here in the sweltering jungle heat, a fantastic crystal-clear lagoon, and you cant swim there. en he pointed out toward the middle, where I could clearly see the ridged back of a three-meter-long crocodile slowing gliding through the water. I opted to take a cool shower at the campgrounds. Later that afternoon I interviewed Miss Gabriella Moretti, owner of the one hotel located on the lagoon, the Sombrero Ecolodge. She told me about a memorable event that took place some years back when a tourist, purportedly none other than the royal Dutch chocolatier to the queen of Holland, went for a dip in the lagoon: A group of tourists from Holland were staying at El Sombrero. It was about 6 a.m. when I heard a commotion coming from the direction of the pier. I saw some of the visitors shouting in terror and waving as they helplessly watched a crocodile swimming toward a man bathing in the lagoon. I rushed down and saw a man splashing in the water, and at rst thought he was drowning because he was submerging ...cont. page 68 But as I trotted toward the shore in my trunks a park guard wagged his nger at me. What? No swimming? He pointed to a sign: Warning Crocodiles! Dock at the lagoon, swim if you dare... Stela in the Yaxh archaeological site.

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18 1st PLACE by judges vote is on the cover of this issue. Congratulations to Javier lvarez Vassaux on his photograph Vamos Mija La Antigua. Prize: Dinner for two at La Pea de Sol Latino Congratulations to Octavio Corts Belches on his photograph titled La verdad detrs de la vida Quetzaltenango. 276 votes. Prize: 6 bottles of La Chamiza wine. All entries can be seen at www.RevueMag.com clockwise from left:1st PLACE by popular vote in the monthly REVUE PHOTO CONTEST, May 2nd PLACE by judges voteMAY PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS, theme: Mother Ojos de madre by Mara Jos Carranza. Prize: Q300 Panajachel, Solol Cargando mi Felicidad by Flor Ortiz, Autosafari Chapn, EscuintlaHonorable Mention by judges vote

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18 The feria in Santa Cruz la Laguna is one of a kind. No other Atitln fair is more classical, more Guatemalain-the-rough, and more were-not-in-Kansas-anymore, Toto. ere are two Santa Cruces: the upper, traditional town and the lower, lakeside district; they are a twain that meet at fair time like they never do otherwise. e lower town is heavy with resorts and expats; the upper town clings to custom and sheer mountainsides. ere are no motor roads into them and, understandably, no cars. is shields Santa Cruz from the invasion of video games that vulgarize most ferias, but chingolingos ring-toss and other classical amusements that predate electricationabound in the upper town. Garish Ferris wheels, likewise too big to bring in, are not seen. One palpable intrusion of modernity is the piata-class plastic toys. e vendors of anything small enough to bring by boat are present in force, but their wares are a novelty here. ese items, seen year-round elsewhere, appear only at feria time. Consequently, youngsters and their grandparents examine them with unjaded curiosity. One year, some guy oated in a ramshackle cotton-candy machine, ...cont. page 84Raging Bulls and Aging SaintsTime for the annual fair in Santa Cruz la Laguna CELEBRATIONS by Dwight Wayne Coop Gathering in front of the church, Santa Cruz e parade goes from upper to lower Santa Cruz Participants in the secular parade march Traditional dancers entertain the crowds

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20 Named after the sacred Mayan text that weaves together myths and historical narratives, el Museo Popol Vuh offers a unique insight into the world of the ancient Maya through an exhibition of ancient artefacts from each of Guatemalas major periods of precolonial development. Situated within the grounds of Francisco Marroqun University in Guatemala City, el Museo Popol Vuh is one of Guatemalas most modern-looking museums and boasts one of the countrys most impressive collections. Museo Popol VuhMay is the Month of the Museums and a great time to visit Guatemalas historical treasures.CULTURE by Anna Claire Bevan (annaclairebevan@yahoo.co.uk) photos: Johannes Blijdenstein

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21 It all began in 1977 when Jorge and Ella Castillo donated the legacy of their collections to the sons and daughters of Guatemala. From domestic tools to funerary urns and jewelery to religious sculptures, these relics can be used to piece together the lifestyles of Maya men and women: the clothing they wore, the activities they enjoyed and the trade routes they took. Many of the items are in surprisingly good condition, having been discovered in archaeological deposits below the surface of Lake Atitln and Lake Amatitln. It is thought that many of the objects were deposited in the lakes during religious rituals and were subsequently preserved in the water for thousands of years. Popol Vuhs pre-Columbian and colonial art is exhibited in chronological order behind glass cabinets and takes you on a journey from Mesoamerican hunting tools to postcolonial Catholic statues. Some of the most impressive objects include a reproduction of the ancient Mayan text, the Dresden Code, and a giant cracked altar with a detailed narrative of King Aj Wosal Chan Kihnich, who ruled the city of Naranjo from 546AD-615. Perfect for anyone with a thirst for all things Mayan, the museum is located within walking distance of Museo Ixchelallowing you to visit both in an afternoon. But while the pieces are indeed impressive, the museum is unlikely to sustain the interests of small children. Admission is Q35, with an additional charge for ash photography. e museum is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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22 Please submit your DATEBOOK entry for the JUNE, 2012 edition of the REVUE by Thursday, May 10 DATEBOOK GUIDE TO CULTURE AND UPCOMING EVENTSCOMPILED BY MERCEDES MEJICANOS MAY 2012 2 Wed., through Thurs., 31 PHO TOGRAPHY: Collective expo by Popol Vuh & Club Fotogrco de Guatemala. Museo Popol Vuh (tel: 2338-7896), 6a calle nal, z. 10, Guatemala City See related ar ticle on page 20.2 Wed., 6pm TALK: Antigua Interna tional School invites the community to a presentation by Juan Carlos Sagastume, Realizador de Sueos Free. El Cortijo de Las Flores, road to Ciudad Vieja, km 48.5, La An tigua Environs .3 Thurs. CELEBRATION: Religious and cultural activities to honor El Nio de la Cruz, Cajol & La Esperanza, Quet zaltenango 3 Thurs., 6:30pm (Spanish) CONFER ENCIA: Arte Hispano Religioso en el Cor regimiento de Verapaz por Dr. Anibal Cha jn. Q30/Q15 estudiantes con carnet. Museo Popol Vuh (tel: 2338-7896), 6a calle nal, z. 10, Guatemala City .2 Wed., 7pm (Spanish) CONFERENCE: Social Media importancia de la web y redes sociales como herramientas publicita rias. Impartida por la conferencista Ana Lu crecia Glaesel, directora creativa digital, The Ad Company. Entrada Libre. Galera de Arte de la Alianza Francesa (tel: 2207-5757), 5a calle 10-55, z. 13, Guatemala City .3 Thurs., through Wed., 30 ART: Espiritualidad y Arquitectura Luisa Stallos collection of engravings from the XVI through the XIX century. El Attico (tel: 23680853), 4a av. 15-45, z. 14, Guatemala City The Asociacin de Museos/ICOM Gua temala are pleased to announce the Month of the Museums with this years theme Los museos, un mundo cambiante (The museums, a changing world). Dier ent activities and special expositions will be held in all the museums countrywide. Fri., 18 International day of the museums. http://www.museosdeguatemala.org 1 Tues., through June 1 SPORTS & CULTURE: Registration is open for the Atitln Marathon 2012 a 5-day sports and cultural event to raise funds for lake basin environmental projects. May 25-June 1 : Recreational & cultural activities; May 26 -27th : Competitive half & full marathon rac es. Details available at Hotel Posada de Don Rodrigo in Antigua & Panajachel, also www. atitlanmarathon.com or call 7762-2326 (36pm daily). Panajachel, Lake Atitln R DateBook online: www.REVUEmag.com

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24 D ATEBOO K3 Thurs., 7pm MEETING: Club Fotogr co de Antigua (CFA) features photo talks by special guests as well as photo contests in color, b/w and digital categories. CFA wel comes novice and professional photo enthu siasts. For additional information and details visit www.clubfotogracoantigua.com or Facebook.com/ClubFotograficoAntigua. Free. Centro de Formacin de la Cooperacin Espaola, La Antigua 4 Fri., 7pm ART: Sueos a Tropel sculp tures by artist Arturo Ruano. Cocktail. Galera de Arte Andante, 8a av. 12-19, z. 1, Centro Histrico (tel: 4360-7840), Guate mala City 5 Sat. DEMOCRATS ABROAD GLOBAL PRIMARY AND FILM FESTIVAL: U.S. citizens over seas can vote 9am-6pm. In addition to President Obama, Democrats Abroad members from the Americas, incl. one from Guatemala, will be on the ballot running for delegate to the Democratic National Convention. Movies : 10am-noon Margin Call ; noon-4pm Clinton It all Began with Hope Contact John Chudy, 7832-4581 or mayadems@yahoo.com. Casa Convento Concepcin, 4a calle oriente #41, La Antigua .5 Sat., 5pm MUSIC: Italian lyric eve ning, arias, opera duets and Italian mu sic by well-known composers. Featured by Pamela Morales (soprano), Pedro Pablo Sols (tenor) and Hugo Arenas (piano). Q75, Q50/ students with carnet and Q25, kids over 12 years. El Sitio (tel: 7832-3037), La Antigua 5 Sat., through Sat. 26 ART: Embroi dery works by Italian artist Rosangela Veglio. El Attico (tel: 2368-0853), 4a av. 1545, z. 14, Guatemala City 3 Thurs., 7pm ART: Exposicin de Miniaturas by artists from Quet zaltenango. Centro Cultural Casa NoJ (tel: 7761-4400), 7a calle 12-12, z. 1, Quet zaltenango

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25 4a calle oriente #10 Interior Casa Antigua, El Jauln La Antigua Guatemala www.centrodeartepopular.com OPEN D AIL YPrimitive Contemporary Guatemalan Art Gallery & Museum Author of Antigua Guatemala and other publicationsANTIGUA TOUR: Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat at 9:30am with Elizabeth Bell $20 Meet at the fountain in the main squarewww.antiguatours.netInquire about other tours and travel arrangements in GuatemalaOces: *3a calle oriente #22 and *inside Casa del Conde (main square) Mon-Fri 8am-5pm Sat-Sun 9-1pm Tels: 7832-5821, 7832-0053SLIDE SHO W : Tuesdays at 6pm at El Sitio, 5a calle poniente #15 Q30 DATEBOO K For a DateBook daily event listing, check out REVUE NEWS TWEETS www.revuemag.com U.S. Citizen in Guatemala? Its time to register to vote!Its time to register to vote in the 2012 elections Under the 2 010 MOVE Act you now must submit a new Federal Post Card Application every year to make sure your vote counts. Get yours at www.votefromabroad.org. Need help? See us on Sat. May 5 from 9 6, and/or Saturday May 26 from 11 2pm, at Casa Convento Concepcin, 4ta Calle Oriente #41, Antigua.

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26 CHECK DATEBOOK CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR MORE CONCERTS AND SPECIAL MUSICAL EVENTS LIVEMondays 7:30pm: Don Ramiro will serenade you with some beautiful Latin folk music. Free. Tuesdays 7-10pm: Ramiro plays Trova Cubana, with Bill on congas. Sundays 12:30-3pm: Carlos Trujillo, Latin Jazz/Salsa, with Bill on congas. Wednesdays 7:30pm: Open Mike Night : come along and show your skills. Free drink for anyone who performs! Sundays 7:30pm: Kenny and Friends, some of Antiguas best loved local musicians will amaze you with some great music.Rainbow Caf tel: 7832-1919 7a av. sur #8, La AntiguaWednesdays thru Sundays 7-10pm: Sol Latino plays Andean music (pan utes). Thursdays 7:30pm: Kenny and Friends, some of Antiguas best loved local musicians will amaze you with some great music. Tuesdays 7:30pm: Gustavo plays Latino classics, western tunes with some harmonica. Saturdays 7:30pm: A variety of bands! Wednesdays Jazz Duo with Lisandro, Grand Piano & Double Bass. Mondays Night blues: Nelson Lunding or guest artist. Fridays Latin Trio, Denis Medina on Cubano Tres and Coloso Gudierre on congas Thursdays Buena Vista de Corazn, Ignacio Perez on congas and Aniet Gonzles on ute.Las Palmas tel: 7832-9734 6a av. norte #14, La Antigua Nightly cover: Q35Mondays 7-10pm: The magic guitar of Carlos Trujillo, Latin Jazz/Salsa, with Bill on congas. Saturdays Guest artist.Gaia Restaurante tel: 7832-3670 Calle del Arco #35-A, La AntiguaThursdays 7pm: Live music. Fridays and Saturdays Belly dancing. La Cueva de Panza Verde tel: 7832-2925 5a av. sur #19, La AntiguaLa Pea de Sol Latino tel: 7882-4468 5a calle poniente #15-C, La Antigua Fridays 7:30pm: Segio, this talented local plays a mix of music including lots of reggae!Como Como tel: 7832-0478 6 calle poniente #6, La AntiguaWednesdays 8pm: Accordian music by Jorge Herrera. Mondays TROVA and surprise guests. Tuesdays BLUES Night from 8pm. Wednesdays Bossa / Latin / Cuban. Thursdays Bossa / Latin / Cuban. Fridays SALSA grupo CARIBE from 9pm. Saturdays SALSA grupo CARIBE from 9pm. Sundays Late night BLUES.

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27 MUSICMondays 7pm: Chris Jarnach, classic music, jazz and rock. 8pm: Marco Solo and friends, Panas Carlos Santana. Rock, blues and jazz. 9pm: Norte, contemporary trova.Circus Bar tel: 7762-2056 Avenida de los rboles, PanajachelSundays Latin ensemble. Saturdays Los Vagabundos, hot rhythms in a fusion of rumba, amenco and Guatemalan traditional elements. Fridays 7pm: Flamenco by Marco El Messina. 8pm: Latin ensemble. 9pm: Trova del Lago. Thursdays 7pm: Chris Jarnach, classic music, jazz and rock. 8pm: Latin ensemble. 9pm: Norte, contemporary trova. Wednesdays 7pm: Chris Jarnach, classic music, jazz and rock. 8pm: Latin ensemble. 9pm: Carlos Rangel and son, swing, Cuban and rock. Tuesdays 7pm: Chris Jarnach, classic music, jazz and rock. 8pm: Rockiris, alternative rock. 9pm: Latin ensemble.Ocelot tel: 5658-9028 4a avenida norte #3, La Antigua Pub Quiz hosted by Brendan Byrne; Sundays at 6:30pm Trova Jazz tel: 2334-1241 Via 6, 3-55, zona 4, Guatemala CityThursdays 9:15pm: Nueva Trova and alter native music by the Rony Hernndez group. Fridays and Saturdays 9:15pm: Rony Hernndez and guest musicians. www.trovajazz.com Thursdays 7-9pm: Mike Mcarthy plays some mean blues. 9pm: Mike & Moriah, piano & vocals. Saturdays 7-9pm: Malcolm Oakley sings and plays guitar. 9:30pm: Mercedes, guitar blues/rock/folk. Fridays 7-9pm: Ron Fortin saxophone; 9:30-11:30pm: Nelson Lunding New Orleans piano.Fridas tel: 7832-1296 Calle del Arco #29, La AntiguaWednesdays 7:30pm: Latin music.Melancola Blues Caf & Jazz Bartel: 2331-1114 Av. Reforma 13-89, z.10, Guatemala CityWednesdays 8:30pm: Victor Arriaza on piano, Alejandro lvarez, bass and Julio Garca on drums. Posada de Santiago tel: 7721-7366 1 km south of Santiago Atitln, Lake AtitlnEvery week usually on Fridays and Saturdays. Check Gringos of Santiago on Facebook for details. Thursdays Ishto Juevez, swing & Mexican.La Casbah 5a av. norte #30, La AntiguaTuesdays Live music: cover bandRestaurante Personajes tel: 7832-3758 6a av. norte #6, La AntiguaFridays & Saturdays 9pm-11:30pm: Rock in English and Spanish. Cover Q20

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28 D ATEBOO K 9 Wed., 7pm ART: El Mundo de Rompe cabezas Roberto Ralda. Centro Cultural Casa NoJ (tel: 7761-4400), 7a calle 12-12, z. 1, Quetzaltenango .11 Fri., 7pm ART: Sinfona Lumino sa by Mara Eugenia Beatriz Salazar. Centro Cultural Casa NoJ (tel: 7761-4400), 7a calle 12-12, z. 1, Quetzaltenango .10Thur MOTHERS DAY: celebrated throughout Guatemala with spe cial activities.11 Fri., 4pm SPORTS: Final day of bank registration (Banco de Antigua) for Atitln Marathon 2012, Guatemala.11 Fri., 7pm ART: Inau guration of Complejidad Gentica by Tatiana Sala zar. Cocktail. El Sitio (tel: 7832-3037), La Antigua .12 Sat., & Sat., 19, 10:30am1:30pm (Spanish) TALLER: Mov imiento y Expresin, para nios de 6 a 12 aos impartido por Cecilia Doughtery. El taller desarrollar los principios de eciencia del movimiento y la coordinacin corporal, que buscar conducir a los nios y nias al encuentro de una manera personal de ex presin, todo esto a travs del juego y la ex perimentacin. Entrada libre. Previa inscrip cin. Cooperacin Espaola (tel: 7932-3838), 6a av. norte, La Antigua .8 Tues., 5:30pm (Ixil/Spanish/trans lation-English)TALK: Tejidos Cotzal is a cooperative of 42 Maya women from San Juan Cotzal, which lost many men in the civil war. The women support each other and try to send their children to school by weaving. Donation Q25. Rainbow Caf (tel: 7832-1919), 7a av. sur #8, La Antigua .8 Tues., 7pm through Sun., 12 EX POSITION: World War II Testimony col lection by Marcel Ru. Galera de Arte de la Alianza Francesa (tel: 2207-5757), 5a calle 10-55, z. 13, Guatemala City .8 Tues., through Thur. 10 FAIR: Annual Feria. Santa Cruz la Laguna, Lake Atitln See related story on page 18.8 Tues., through Sun., 13 FAIR: Feria de Diseo Industrial (Industrial De sign Fair), organized by Universidad Rafael Landvar. Free. Cooperacin Espaola (tel: 7932-3838), 6a av. norte, La Antigua .5 Sat., 11am (Spanish) THEATER: Te juego un cuento es un trabajo de ani macin en el que los espectadores, nios y adultos participan activamente de diversas maneras: como oyentes, actuando como personajes de los cuentos o animando tteres de manejo directo. Entrada libre. Cooperacin Espaola (tel: 7932-3838), 6a av. norte, La Antigua .5 Sat., 4pm MUSIC: Accordion Recital by Jorge Herrera de la Cerda. Benet for the Hogar de Ancianos Fray Rodrigo de la Cruz, 4a av. sur #6, La Antigua .5 Sat., & 19th, 9am-noon COOK ING CLASS: Mariela, Norma, Mara and the kitchen sta conduct tpico Guatemalan cooking classes. $40 incls. a cup of Antigua coee, 3-hours class & the delicious meal you cooked (with a glass of wine or other beverage). Next, Mariela will take the class to the mercado to see where to buy the best ingredients. Limited enrollment. Call for a reservation: 7882-4468. La Pea de Sol La tino, 5a calle poniente #15-C, La Antigua REVUE is not responsible for event cancellations or date/time changes.

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29DATEBOO K 12 Sat., 7pm MUSIC: Arturo Xicay features A las Maduritas Q70. El Sitio (tel: 7832-3037), La Antigua .12 Sat., 1pm BENEFIT DANCE: The Nios de San Antonio Aguas Calien tes dance and play the marimba, utes and bombas. Free. La Pea de Sol Latino (tel: 7882-4468), La Antigua .17 Thurs., 6:30pm (Spanish) CON FERENCIA: Paleoecologa de la Regin de Lacha: Implicaciones para la Historia Ambiental de Salinas de los Nueve Cerros por Carlos Avendao. Q30/Q15 estu diantes con carnet. Museo Popol Vuh (tel: 2338-7896), 6a calle nal z. 10, Guatemala City .15 Tues., 5:30pm TALK: Helping One Family at a Time began in Sept. 2011 with an indigenous family in San An drs Itzapa. The family wants to give their children a better life, but lacks the resources or know-how. Working with this family is a window to a whole new wonderful life. Do nation Q25. Rainbow Caf (tel: 7832-1919), 7a av. sur #8, La Antigua .16 Wed., 7pm ART: Maya Hackers collective exposition by Guatemalan artists. Galera de Arte de la Alianza Francesa (tel: 2207-5757), 5a calle 10-55, z. 13, Guate mala City .18 Fri., 8pm (Spanish) THEATER: Vida ente mquinas presentado por el colectivo Las Atrevidas. Q50. El Sitio (tel: 7832-3037), La Antigua .18 Fri., 7pm ART: Sentimientos by Werner Vsquez. Centro Cultural Casa NoJ (tel: 7761-4400), 7a calle 12-12, z. 1, Quetzaltenango .18 Fri., 9am-8pm CELEBRATION: International Museum Day guided tours & dierent activities. Free. Museo Popol Vuh (tel: 2338-7896), 6a calle nal, z. 10, Guatemala City

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30 D ATEBOO K DATEBOOK continues on page 32 22 Tues., 5:30pm TALK: Life in Guatemala: Brief History and Cur rent Conditions presented by Sue Patter son, a retired U.S. Foreign Service ocer who lives in Antigua. She is a former U.S. Consul General in Guatemala and has served in Chile, Iran and Italy. She is the founder of WINGS, a non-prot dedicated to reproduc tive health and family planning. Donation Q25. Rainbow Caf (tel: 7832-1919), 7a av. sur #8, La Antigua .21 Mon. until 8pm SPORTS: Final day of walk-in registration in Antigua for Atitln Marathon 2012. Hotel Posada de Don Rodrigo, La Antigua 22 Tues., 6pm PHOTO TOUR: An tigua: Behind the Walls with Eliza beth Bell. Enjoy a one-hour presentation of Antigua and its heritage through vintage and contemporary photographs collected over the past 30 years accompanied by Eliza beth Bells expert narration. Q30 per person, tickets available at the presentation. (Only one presentation in May). Proceeds benet educational programs in Antigua. Proyecto Cultural El Sitio, La Antigua 20 Sun., 8am SPORTS: Carrera Ar coiris 5-km run/walk, benets Fun dacin Aydame a Vivir, which helps kids with cancer. Antiguas Central Park. Q70 includes a T-shirt and a medal. Info: 50596460, La Antigua .25 Fri., until 6pm SPORTS: Final day of walk-in registration in Panajachel for Atitln Marathon 2012. Hotel Posada de Don Rodrigo, Panajachel, Lake Atitln .26 Sat., 8am SPORTS: Atitln Mara thon 2012 half-marathon race (see page 88), Panajachel, Lake Atitln .26 Sat., 7pm (Spanish) THEATER: La Herencia de la Tula bajo la direccin de Nery Aguilar. Q50. El Sitio (tel: 7832-3037), La Antigua .26 Sat., 11am (Spanish) LUDOTECA INFANTIL: Una vez al mes Mininos of rece un espacio y juguetes pre-clasicados que estimularn al nio/a y a su familia a jugar. Propiciando entonces un encuentro entre padres, madres, nios y nias a travs del juego y facilitando el desarrollo de ha bilidades afectivas y sociales en los nios y nias. Entrada libre. Cooperacin Espaola (tel: 7932-3838), 6a av. norte, La Antigua .28 Sat., 8pm MUSIC: Dr. Sativo War riorcandela features Ya Cay el 20 tour 2012 Q70. El Sitio, 5a calle poniente #15, La Antigua .30 Wed., 9am (Spanish) CONFER ENCIA: El jaguar con la lengua de fuera notas sobre algunos monumentos prehispnicos de las Tierras Altas y la Costa Sur, por Vctor Castillo. Q30/Q15 estudiantes con carnet. Museo Popol Vuh (tel: 23387896), 6a calle nal z. 10, Guatemala City .26 Sat. & Sun., 27, 9am EXPOCAN PANAMERICANA 2012: Canine expo with over 350 dogs. International judges. Q10, kids under 10 years free. Parque de la Industria, 8a calle 2-33, z. 9, Guatemala City .27 Sun., 7am SPORTS: Atitln Marathon 2012 full marathon race Panajachel, Lake Atitln .19 Thurs., 9am-12pm (Spanish) TALLER: Aves de Guatemala y el mun do: sus cantos, colores y formas Taller para nios a partir de 7 aos y adultos con alma de nio. Q100. Precio especial a primeros registros. Para ms informacin: Sofa, Mesa Nacional de Aviturismo, (tel: 2421-3761), avi turismo.guatemala@gmail.com 7a. av. 1-17, z. 4, Centro Cvico, Guatemala City

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31 Shopping \ Services G UATE M ALA CIT Y Calle Mariscal 18-40, z.11 across the street from Pro-ciegos Telephone: 2473-1941 / 2474-5194 Fax: 2474-5254 Monday Friday from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm Saturday from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm Sunday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Carretera al Atlantico 0-80, z.17 Telefax: 2256-4564 Monday Saturday from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm Sunday from 9:00 am to 4:30 pmCarretera al Atlantico 0-80, z.17Telefax: 2256-4564 Monday Saturday from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm Sunday from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm km 14.5 Centro Comercial Escala Carretera a El Salvador Telephone: 6637-5763/64 Monday friday 8:30 am to 7:00 pm Saturday 8:30 am to 6:00 pm Sunday 9:30 am to 6:00 pmkm 14.5 Centro Comercial Escala Carretera a El SalvadorTelephone: 6637-5763/64 Monday friday 8:30 am to 7:00 pm Saturday 8:30 am to 6:00 pm Sunday 9:30 am to 6:00 pm Calle Mariscal 18-40, z.11 across the street from Pro-ciegos Telephone: 2473-1941 / 2474-5194 Fax: 2474-5254 Monday Friday from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm Saturday from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm Sunday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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32 D ATEBOO K continued from page 30T HROUGHOUT THE MONTH31 Thurs., 6:30pm (Spanish) CONFERENCIA: La circulacin del arte maya clsico, monumentos y gurillas por Christina Halperin. Q30/Q15 estudiantes con carnet. Museo Popol Vuh (tel: 2338-7896), 6a calle nal z. 10, Guatemala City .PLAN AHEADThrough Sat., 12th ART: Sculptures by Ar turo Ruano. Cocktail. Galera de Arte An dante, 8a av. 12-19, z. 1, Quetzaltenango Through May 13 ART: Gua temala: A Textural Muse a solo exhibi tion by North Ameri can artist Jan Led better, presenting more than 15 watermedia paintings. La Antigua Galera de Arte (tel: 7832-2124), 4a calle oriente #15, La Antigua ALL MONTH ART: Featuring the Galera Mesn Panza Verdes Private Art Collection with work by various artists. Galera Mesn Panza Verde, 5 av. sur #19, La Antigua .Daily, 2pm & 4pm MOVIES: Dier ent movies every day. Las Palmas (tel: 7832-9734), 6a av. norte #14, La Antigua .Saturdays 4pm (Spanish) CHIL DRENS MOVIES: Cine infantil. Cooper acin Espaola, (tel: 7932-3838), 6a av. norte (between 3a & 4a calle), La Antigua .June, Sat., 2 through July 2nd ART: Convivir, Compartir en el Centro Histrico, as part of the XVIII Bienal de Arte Paiz. Collective expositions, including sculpture, installa tions, painting, photography, in dierent venues around Centro Histrico. See page 23 For more information, bienaldeartepaiz.org.gt (tel: 2464-4545), Guatemala City .2nd & 4th Thursday, 6:30pm The Antigua Curry Club meets to enjoy deli cious Indian food. Visit www.cernikovsky. com/curry.htm. A members-only club, lim ited memberships are still available. La An tigua .Thursdays, 6pm FILMS: Donation, Q15. El Sitio (tel: 7832-3037), 5a calle po niente #15, La Antigua .Wednesdays, 5pm (Spanish) FILMS: A dierent lm every week. Cooper acin Espaola (tel: 7932-3838), 6a av. norte (between 3a & 4a calle), La Antigua .Wednesdays, 8pm IMPROVISA TIONAL THEATER: Improv Comedy. Q55, includes a beverage. Trovajazz (tel: 2334-1241), Va 6, 3-55, z. 4, Guatemala City .Tuesdays, 6:30pm-8pm (Spanish) CURSO: 6 sesiones. El Calendario Maya, por Oswaldo Chinchilla. Adultos Q720 y estu diantes con carn Q540. Tarifa nica de par queo Q30 por sesin. Museo Popol Vuh (tel: 2338-7896), Guatemala City .Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2pm (Eng lish/Spanish) Individual players and pairs are eagerly welcomed to play dupli cate bridge, Bridge lessons are also begin ning. Call Barbara at 5195-7656, for details or to reserve a spot, La Antigua

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33 Shopping \ Services GUATEMALA CITY 13 calle 5-24, z. 9, Guatemala City Tel: 2332-4017Weaving, Embroidery and Sewing SuppliesREPAIRS & ALTERATIONS In Nola18 calle 21-31, z.10 Blvd Los Prceres www.in-nola.com Telephones: 2367-2424, 2337-4498Fabrics by the yard & moreIn Nola Lin Canola5a calle 9-60, zona 1. Centro Histrico, Guatemala City TelFax: 2232-0858 Tels: 2253-0138 Credit Cards Inside parking www.lin-canola.comArtesanas tpicasAll kinds of native textiles Fabrics by the yard Wood, leather & more Caring for the English-speaking Community tel: 2361-2037, 2361-2027 email: unionchurchguatemala@gmail.com web: www.unionchurchguatemala.com 12 calle 7-37 zona 9 Plaza Espaa, GuatemalaSunday Services Contemporary 8:15 am Traditional 11:00 am The Worship Experience 6:00 pm Thursday Services Contemplative 12:15 pmInternational Interdenominational SINCE 1980 SPANISH COURSESExecutive / SurvivalQuiet neighborhood, easy parking 14 av. 13-68, Zona 10, Oakland, Guatemala City Tel: 2337-3970 TelFax: 2368-1187 easyfacil@hotmail.com www.easyfacilgt.com An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy. Spanish Proverb

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34 60s & 70s Rock Big Screen TV 3 Pool Tables Darts Cold Beer Best Bualo Wings in GuatemalaSPORTS BARMon-Sat 9am-1am and Sun 1pm-midnightish 13 calle 0-40, Z.10 T/F: 2368-2089 We accept AMEX, VISA, MC, Diners, Credomatic The Best in Fresh Fruits & VegetablesM-F 8:30-7pm Sat 8:30-2pm 13 calle 4-44, Z.10 Guatemala City TelFax:2363-2682produced and packaged with your health in mind Caf Bar Meals DrinksVa 6, 3-55, Z. 4, Guatemala City Resv: 2334-1241Books & Exhibitions Live Music Thur-Sat Shakespeare PubNear all Major Hotels. 13 calle y 1a av., zona 10, local 5 Torre Santa Clara II Tel: 2331-2641 Happy Hour 11-5Shakespeare PubGUATEMALA CITY Dining Two human rights defenders who have worked extensively in Guatemala and elsewhere in Latin America will be honored this month in New York with one of the largest human rights awards in the world. e Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) and the Pun Foundation have selected Fredy Peccerelli, executive director of the Guatemalan Forensic Anthropology Foundation, and Kate Doyle, senior analyst of U.S. policy in Latin America at the National Security Archive, to receive the second annual ALBA/ Pun Award for Human Rights Activism. Both Doyle and Peccerelli are indefatigable defenders of human rights who have played a seminal role in the ght against impunity in Latin America, said Sebastian Faber, ALBA chair. A determined and creative researcheractivist, Doyle has spent 20 years working tirelessly with Latin American human rights organizations and truth commissionsin Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Peruto obtain the declassication of U.S. government archives in support of their investigations. Peccerelli is an innovative forensic anthropologist whose work has been instrumental to the rst-ever conviction of Guatemalan military forces for crimes against humanity. As founding director of the Guatemalan Forensic Anthropology Foundation, Peccerelli leads a team that, over the past 15 years, has exhumed hundreds of mass graves lled with victims of Guatemalas civil war. e award ceremony will take place May 13 at the Museum of the City of New York. More information at www.alba-valb.org.Human rights activists to be honored for work in Guatemala, Latin America CongratulationsLai Lai30th Anniversary!!on your

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35Dining GUATEMALA CITY Specializing in Spanish and Basque Cuisine, Seafood and Paella5a av. 12-31, Zona 1 Tels: 2251-7185, 2253-6743A Classic in the center of Guatemala City & now in Zone 10 RESTAURANTE ALTUNA10 calle 0-45, Zona 10 PBX: 2201-2323 www.restaurantealtuna.com La mejor comida china que hay12 calle 5-27, zona 9, Tel.: 2332-5176 Desayuno Cantons (Dim Sum) 10 am 3 pm San Sebastin: 6637-1759* Puerta Parada: 6637-2644/45* Roosevelt: 2475-0827/28* Unicentro: 2366-6350/90* Sixtino: 2379-8377/78* Hiper del Norte: 2255-0300* Eskala Roosevelt: 2250-7065/66* Prceres: 2331-5847/56* San Cristbal: 2460-2854* *SERVICIO A DOMICILIO

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36 1 Minute from Airport Free Airport Shuttle / Wi-Fi / Breakfast Private Cabin Rooms at $15 pp Dormitory at $10 pp 7a av. A 17-17, z.13, aurora 1, Guatemala City Tel: 4365-8583, 2261-3024 www.hostalcafecity.comHOSTAL CAF CITY FROM $10 4 Avenida 3-25, Zona 1, Guatemala City PBX: 2285-3434 Fax: 2232-7759www.hostaldedonpedro.com A four-star hotel in the Historic Center Comfortable Rooms, Junior Suites and Standard Rooms, Breakfast, Wi-Fi, Patios, 5 minutes from airport. Weekly and Monthly rates Meeting rooms & Parking Tels:+502.2334.6121 4a Av. A 13-74, zona 9 Guatemala City HOTELS GUATEMALA CITY L odging Part of the exhibition at the Popol Vuh museum, see page 20 A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest. Irish Proverb more shoppingIt is never too late to be who you might have been. George Eliot Tel: 2320-4044 ext. 8043 Tel: 2368-3689

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37 Rate includes:Free transportation airport/hotel/airport, Private Bath, CableTV, Wireless Internet Access, Bar, Maid Service, & Continental Breakfast hotelcasablancainn1@gmail.com www.hotelcasablancainn.comRooms starting at $30 Feel warm & relaxed on your arrival!1 minutefrom the airport 15 calle C 7-35, Aurora I, z. 13, Guatemala City 20 calle 10-17 Aurora II, zona 13 Guatemala City Tels: 2261-4144, 2261-4105 Fax: 2261-4266 MarianasBed & BreakfastPETIT HOTEL L odging GUATEMALA CITY REVUE le ofrece el costo ms bajo por ejemplar para promocionar su negocio

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38 by Lori Shea HEALTHY SOLUTIONS Lori Shea is the founder of Guatemala Medical Travel (www.GuatemalaMedicalTravel.com); you can contact her directly: lori@guatemalamedicaltravel.com ABOUT HIPSX-rays may show loss of the cartilage in the hip socket and a bone-on-bone appearance. Bone spurs and bone cysts are commonly seen on detailed diagnostic scans like magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computed tomography (CT) scans. e goal of hip replacement surgery is to relieve pain and increase the mobility and function of a damaged hip joint, and is usually considered only when other therapies, such as physical therapy and pain medications, have failed. Minimally invasive hip replacement allows the surgeon to perform the hip replacement through one or two small incisions. Patients usually have less pain compared with traditional hip replacement surgery, and rehabilitation is faster. Total hip replacement, called total hip arthroplasty, is a common orthopedic procedure also; it involves removing the head of the thighbone (femur) and replacing the balland-socket mechanism of the hip with articial implants. Hip prostheses consist of a ball component, made of metal or ceramic, and a socket, which has an insert or liner made of plastic, ceramic or metal. e femoral component is generally cobalt chromium combined with titanium, which induces bone growth into the implant. e ceramic head of the acetabular cup is coated with bone growth inducing material. e implants used in hip replacement are biocompatiblemeaning theyre designed to be accepted by your bodyand theyre made to resist corrosion, degradation and wear. In Guatemala, Dr. Guillermo Claverie is a leading gure in the eld of orthopedics. He has over 25 years of experience and performs 500 total hip and knee replacements per year. Dr. Claverie has documented ...cont. page 52Orthopedic Care in GuatemalaWith no conscious eort at all, our bones and joints and muscles engage as one miraculous mechanical unit. ey propel us forward, as intended, with perfectly syncopated balance and strength. at is, until the pain starts. Sometimes its a dull ache in the hips or a slippery, unstable feeling in the knees that gives you concern. Ibuprophen and other anti-inammatories can work wonders to reduce discomfort. However, when the pain keeps you up at night, and its dicult to rise from sitting, it is time to see the doctor.

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40 HEALTH S ERVICE S Rodolfo Laparra, M.D. OPHTHALM O L O GISTCLNICA y PTICA SANTA LUCA Mon-Fri 9am-1pm & 2-7pm (Sat: 9-6) 5a calle poniente No. 28, La Antigua TEL: 7832-7945 English spoken www.tuclinicadelacruz.comEastman Dental Center | Univ. of Rochester N.Y.(502) 7832-01253a avenida norte # 11A La Antigua Guatemala Blvrd. Los Prceres 18 calle, 24-69 zona 10, Torre 1 Of. 10-07 Empresarial Zona Pradera(502) 2261-6875Jorge E. De la Cruz DDS, P.C.Implants Cosmetic dentistry Root canals Laser Bleaching Custom dentures Crowns and bridges Dr. Dennis R. Cuevas Morales Mdico Pediatra y Psiquiatra4a calle oriente #41 local A, La Antigua Tels: 5402-0710, 5632-8128, 7832-5735 Talleres de relajacin, terapia de grupo. Evaluacin, diagnstico y tratamiento de trastornos emocionales, mentales y de la conducta. ADULTOS, ADOLESCENTES Y NIOS A little girl, asked where her home was, replied, where mother is. Keith L. Brooks Its not easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it. Fred Sands

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41HEALT H S ERVICE S Prescription Glasses Optical Services Contact Lenses Eye Diseases Treatment Eye Surgery Certied BotoxAvenida El Desengao #33, La Antigua Tel:7882-4281 & 7823-3000 ~ visionymoda@itelgua.comEnglish Spoken M.D. Ophthalmology 2a avenida norte #3, La Antigua Guatemala Tel: 7832-0275 ~ www.clinicasovalle.com Spanish/English spokenWe are not just one; We are a group of professionals specialized in all dental areas. 40 years of experience in dental health care!Spanish/English spoken 4a av. sur nal #1 Telfax: 7832-6554, Tel: 4431-4822www.centrovisualgyg.comEnglish Spoken Specialized Aesthetic-function Ophthalmologists Protect your eyes, wear sunglassesDr. Jos R. GolcherAnterior Segment, Cataract and Refractive SurgeonDra. Dalia de GolcherRetina, Vitreous & Aesthetic Medicine Surgeon OPERATING ROOM, CLINICS OPTICAL INFIRMARYCentro Visual GG BranchOpen: Monday Saturday 8am 7pm The phrase working mother is redundant. Jane Sellman A moms hug lasts long after she lets go. Alvin Lee

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42 HEALTH S ERVICE S Hospital Privado Hermano Pedro Medicine and General Surgery Pediatrics Maternity & Gynecology Traumatology, Orthopedics & Arthroscopy Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Laparoscopic Videosurgery Otorhinolaryngology Urology Clinic Laboratory Pharmacy Videoendoscopy Videocolonoscopy X-rays Electrocardiogram Ultrasound Electroencephalogram Osseous Densitometry Computerized Axial Tomography Mammography Ambulance Service 24-hour Emergency Service Living in Harmony Mindfulness PsychotherapyDr. Karmen GuevaraTel: 5018-3136 kg@karmenguevara.com www.karmenguevaratherapy.comSkype Sessions Available NUTRITION FREE EVALUATION WEIGHT CONTROL JOB OPPORTUNITY (502) 4151-7475hblcentroamerica@yahoo.com www.herbalife-guatemala.com.gt 3a avenida norte & 4a calle oriente, Local 6(El Jauln, a few steps from central park) La Antigua, Guatemala, C.A. tablet friendly! R Page-by-page online: RevueMag.com

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43HEALT H S ERVICE S Appointments: 5511-4163 Blvd. Vista Hermosa 25-19 Multimdica Of. #1101, Z.15 www.doctormiltonsolis.comBreast Enhancement or Reduction Liposuction / Face Lift Rhinoplasty / Aesthetic Surgery in GeneralPLASTIC SURGERYDr. Milton Solis, Plastic Surgeon Medical Clinics & Diagnostics Calzada Santa Lucia Sur #7 Antigua Emergency Service from 7:00am to 7:00pmTels: 7832-3122, 7832-5789 HOUSE OF HEALTH I love my mother as the trees love water and sunshineshe helps me grow, prosper, and reach great heights. Terri Guillemets ACUPUNCTURISTdeliaorellana@hotmail.comNEW Tel: 5029-4970 La Antigua Guatemala RJust tell em, lo vi en la revista REVUE

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44 HEALTH S ERVICE S HEALTH S ERVICE S Mon-Fri: 8am-1pm & 2:30-6pm Sat: 9am-1pm VETERINARY CLINIC2a av. sur #61-B Tels: 7832-3624, 5732-4808 -Surgery* -X-ray *Gas anesthesia usedDr. Juan Pablo Calderon Garcia Family Psychotherapy Alternative erapies and Clinical Psychology Certied EMDR (EMDR-IBA) 6a av norte No. 39, La Antigua Guatemala, Tel. 5143-0674 ~ English Spoken = FAJAS DE COMPRESIN = DE TALLAGuatemala (502)2269-7071 al 4 5755-1080 El Salvador (503)7790-1161, 2223-6386 elsa.marena@gmail.com www.marenagroup.com

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foodstoreAlso in Guatemala City: Diagonal 6 16-23, zona 10, Comercial La Villa Locales 2 y 3 Tels: 2363-1819, 2363-1827 Carretera al Salvador, km 15, Condado Concepcin Fase I, local #21 Tel: 6634-7077Open Monday to Saturday from 9am to 7pm Open every day from 8am to 6pm 5a calle poniente No. 6, La Antigua Tel: 7832-6533 Organic and natural food Supplements Lactose free products Gluten free products Beauty and personal care Ecological products And more...

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foodstoreAlso in Guatemala City: Diagonal 6 16-23, zona 10, Comercial La Villa Locales 2 y 3 Tels: 2363-1819, 2363-1827 Carretera al Salvador, km 15, Condado Concepcin Fase I, local #21 Tel: 6634-7077Open Monday to Saturday from 9am to 7pm Open every day from 8am to 6pm 5a calle poniente No. 6, La Antigua Tel: 7832-6533 Organic and natural food Supplements Lactose free products Gluten free products Beauty and personal care Ecological products And more...

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48 ANTIGUA Services / Shopping 9a calle oriente #7-A, La Antigua Tels: 7832-2824, 5961-4332 Full Service Beauty Salon Experts for Men & Women Wax Depilations Facials Massages Apt. El Rosario, 5a av. sur #10, Antigua Tel: 7832-8475, 5202-0988 Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat 9-12:30 KARLA HERRERA INT ER N A T I ON AL HAIR STY LIS T APPOINTMENTS ONL Y : 5104-5739 Creativo Hair Salon, 2a calle oriente #4, La Antigua Best tours Best Bikes Best price Find us at 6a calle oriente #14 www.catours.co.uk Some of the worlds greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible. Doug Larson It is a most mortifying reection for a man to consider what he has done, compared to what he might have done. Samuel Johnson 1a calle poniente #51, La Antigua Tel: 7832-3169 alidaperez@itelgua.comExhibition and Sale of Maya Textiles & Production of Exclusive HandicraftsThe only place in La Antigua managed by Indigenous People Museum House of the Old Weaving Museum House of the Old Weaving El ArcngelFraming shop EnmarcadosProfessional Works2a av. norte #10, La Antigua Tels: 4425-7237 & 5394-3097enmarcadoselarcangel@hotmail.com

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49Services \ Shopping ANTIGUA La Antigua Guatemala Manufacturer & Exporter Open daily 9am to 6pm 7a calle oriente #18Tel: (502) 7832-0685 7832-4656 Fax: 7832-4659info@casadelosgigantes.comHome Accessories & Gifts Being a mother is learning about strengths you didnt know you had, and dealing with fears you didnt know existed. Linda Wooten The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always nd forgiveness. Honor de Balzac

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50 each of the 718 door handles in the palace. He had 10 stained glass windows made and each one symbolizes a character traitfrom peacefulness to a strong work ethicthat he believed Guatemalans should possess. Free for Guatemalans to enter and Q40 for foreigners, El Palacio Nacional de la Cultura is well worth a visit if you happen to be passing through Zone 1. It is open every day with free, guided tours at half-hour intervals from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Although the palace was built in 1939 and completed in 1942, it has an antique feel to it, which could be due to its eclectic architectural style, or the fact that it was modelled on historic buildings in the Spanish city of Salamanca. Despite the palaces European-looking exterior, its interior pays homage to Guatemalas Mayan roots: two large murals depict the fusion of Spanish and Mayan culturesreferencing Don Quixote and Tecn Umn. Although Ubico commissioned the palace, the military dictator hardly ever used it, as he was forced to resign eight months after its completion. No president has ever lived in the grand space and most of the rooms are now used as oces by the Ministry of Sport and Culture. In the center of one of the main rooms, la plaza mayor, lies a spot called kilometro cero, from which the origin of all roads in the republic is calculated. Famed for being an arrogant and paranoid leader, Ubico left his ngerprint on C IT Y S IT ES cont. from page 6 : A set of ve stained glass windows. : A white rose is placed on the Peace statue daily.

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52 Healthy Solutions cont. from page 38Hip joints, for example, need to be sturdy and able to bear your bodys weight. Knee joints need to be exible as well as strong. In general, the components must be durable, exible and able to function in the body without causing an immune system reaction. Replacements for hip and knee joints include portions made from metal, such as stainless steel, titanium or chrome and cobalt alloys. e patella or kneecap replacement is made of a strong, durable plastic called polyethylene. e zirconium implants are made of metal that has gone through a process that allows oxygen to absorb into the metal, creating a ceramic surface. ese implants incorporate the benets of a smooth surface with the benets of a hard material, making it an ideal option for both hips and knees. Articial joints have improved greatly since they were rst introduced around 40 years ago, and all the nest high-tech Biomet implants are imported to Guatemala direct from the manufacturer. ere are new types of knee replacement parts that are highly exible, allowing the knee to bend up to 155 degrees. e pieces are designed to t perfectly together and to function as closely as possible to a natural joint. Special bone cement is used in some cases to hold static parts of the articial joint in place. While traditional implants last about 15 years, those made of these newer materials potentially can last up to 20 or 25 years. Guatemalan surgeons, with many years of global training, extensive practical experience and cutting-edge technical instrumentation, are striding gracefully and condently into the future. high success rates with private patients from all around the world, and with local Guatemalans who benet from low-cost surgeries through his charitable foundation, Fundaorto. e Guatemalan-American Foundation for Advanced Orthopedic Surgery was founded by Dr. Claverie and his wife in 1999. Arthroscopy is a common surgical procedure in which a joint (arthro-) is viewed (-scopy) using a small camera. During the procedure, your orthopedic surgeon inserts the arthroscope (a small camera instrument about the size of a pencil) into your knee joint. e arthroscope sends the image to a high-denition television monitor so that your surgeon can see the structures of the knee in great detail. Arthroscopy is a very eective tool that allows your surgeon to feel, repair or remove damaged tissue. In the prestigious and modern Multimedica Hospital in Guatemala City, Dr. lvaro Collia has specialized in traumatology, orthopedics and sports medicine for over 11 years. In his practice, he normally treats 300350 cases of shoulder, hip and knee problems per month. Dr. Collia performs about 20 total hip and knee replacements every month with nearly 100% successful results and patient satisfaction. Since 2010, Dr. Collia has been researching both minimally invasive surgery methods and stem cell therapies in order to oer his patients the most cuttingedge medical treatments available. e materials used in articial joints vary, depending on the type of joint being replaced and how the joint needs to function.

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58 As the end of the Mayan long count calendar, 2012 has received much recent media attention. Is it receiving the same degree of attention from todays Maya priests? An emphatic no is the answer from Krystyna Deuss, author of Shamans, Witches and Maya Priests. Deuss has spent much of the past 30 years observing and befriending todays practitioners of Mayan traditions in the western highlands of Guatemala. Traditionalists is her term for these people, who spend large amounts of their time and material goods preserving the spiritual practices of their grandfathers, as they saw and remember these customs. Deuss made her rst trips to Guatemala during the late 1960s, following a postgraduate year of study in anthropology at the University of Vienna, Austria. During that time, her principal area of interest was traditional dress (traje). Her research into the history of traje brought her into contact with cofradas (religious brotherhoods) and Maya priests, and she attended their ceremonies, initially whenever they coincided with her trips to the area, and then on a more regular basis. When Deuss realized that she was being allowed to participate in rituals no other outsider had witnessed, she decided to leave a historical account of the religious rituals and the changes she observed in them from 1987 to 2002. Although Deuss hopes that her book will stand as a historical record on which future researchers can build, it is her rst person descriptions that make this book enchanting to read. rough her eyes, the reader meets the traditionalists as she meets them, observes their costumbre (Mayan religious ritual) as she observes it, and hears the conversations in which Deuss attempts to understand what she has witnessed. It is these descriptions that draw the reader into the lives of the people she describes. Deuss rst briey visited Santa Eulalia in the mid-1970s to buy samples of traje worn at that time. In February 1985, with the worst of the civil war past, she returned to document changes in traje, and met Doa Ana, widow of a deceased Prayersayer (Maya priest), as she mentored her sons, Victor and Antonio, as they assumed the past role of their father. As Deuss made trips back to Santa Eulalia over time, Victor learned to speak Spanish, and a grandson worked in the United States, enabling the family to build a two-story house in the center of town. ...continued on following page BOOK A LERT by Dianne Carono

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60 Shamans, Witches and Maya Priests is available in La Antigua Guatemala at La Casa del Conde (5a av norte #4, Central Park); Colibr, (4a calle oriente #3-B) Shamans, Witches and Maya Priests continued from previous pageanother millenniumis virtually unknown in the areas that Deuss has spent three decades studying. Two calendars are used by the Maya practitioners of the western highlands, the 260-day Tzolkin and the 365-day Haab. e Haab, or solar calendar of 18 months of 20 named days, each with a Day Lord of various benign or malevolent characteristics, has a period of ve extra days at its end. Spanish Catholic priests who described Mayan customs in the 16th century called these days unlucky. Todays traditionalists still see these days as a delicate period when souls depart their bodies. At midnight of the last day, the Maya priest of some towns still goes to a holy place to recall the souls. Deuss fear, as she ends her research, is that political activists, who organize conferences of Maya priests and invite the press to photograph them sacricing turkeys, often undermine true costumbre and spirituality Todays Maya activists give courses in divining techniques and furnish their pupils with the Kiche version of the Tzolkin calendar, completely oblivious to the fact that in the northwestern Cuchumatanes an older system prevails. It is hoped that Krystyna Deuss and the research she shares in Shamans, Witches and Maya Priests will do much to stop the erosion of the costumbre, which has survived in the western highlands of Guatemala. e reader feels the magic that Deuss experienced as she participated in her rst service marking the change of Prayersayers in the little village of Chimban. e service took place the night of Dec. 31, to mark the end of the old and the beginning of the new, and Deuss was rst invited to participate in 1987. She describes that ceremony, in the dark, with just the glow of the re and candles lighting the faces of the assembled group. It was a magical and memorable moment, she recalls today. Deuss makes a distinction between the customs of the traditionalists she observed, who follow the classic Mayan calendar of the Dresden Codex, and the calendar of the New Age Mayas as she calls the young intellectuals who learn about Mayan traditions in a university class. One of the many dierences that she notes between these groups is the calendar they follow. e Mayan calendar taught at the university level is that of the Kiche, who originated in Mexico and conquered much of Guatemala prior to the arrival of the Spanish. Deuss feels that the Kiche presence may not have reached past Todos Santos Cuchumatn, to the area that she has researched. Travel there is dicult even today, and the area is often bitterly cold and covered by clouds. Deuss feels that the Mayan calendar used, and other aspects of the costumbre, may predate the Kiche. e long count calendar, due to end in December 2012, and begin againmuch as 1999 ended a millennium and 2000 began

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62 ANTIGUA Dining Daily 7:00am to 9:30pm 4a calle oriente No.12 Tel:7832-2578 La Antigua Guatemala dlxpan@gmail.com Fresh Bread & Rolls Daily Whole Wheat, Raisin, Rye, All-Grain, Potato & Onion Banana Bread & Cookies Home-cooked Meals Great Breakfasts Sandwiches & Burgers Soups & Salads Stuffed Potatoes Delicious Pies & Cakes What Kennedy meant to say during his 1963 speech at the Berlin Wall was, Ich bin Berliner, or I am Berliner. e unfortunate misuse or the article ein led him to identify himself as a pastry instead. When you are dealing with legal, technical, health or any other important matters, it becomes necessary to make yourself understood perfectly to the party to whom you are trying to communicate those matterswhether that party is a medical doctor, an attorney, a dentist, a person with authority or simply someone you want sound advice from. To help you to understand the terms of a contract, the consequences of a medical treatment or the obligations you are acquiring when entering into a deal, you need more than a person with a high school understanding of the language. A professional translator/interpreter is the person you need in such cases. To trust your health or your money to someone who does not know the nuances of the legal, medical or any other professional eld is not sound, whether you are dealing with your health, your patrimony or with jelly doughnuts. Sergio Pinto Sergio Pinto can be contacted at grupopintogt@gmail.comWhy do I need a Professional Translator/Interpreter?Ich bin ein Berliner! John F. Kennedy

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64 Sacred A nimals and Exotic T ropical Plants by Dr. Nicholas M. HellmuthOur salt-and-pepper pepper is Piper nigrum, which originated in India. ere are actually three completely dierent kinds of native plants in Guatemala named pepper (or pimienta): pepper leaf (avoring from leaf, seed or ower stick), pepper vegetables and pepper spice (avoring from seed or tea from leaf). Of course the Classic Maya never used the word pepper or pimiento, the original Maya had their own nomenclature. It is the misunderstanding and confusion of the conquering Spanish (and one botanist) who dumped the name pimienta (from the black pepper of India) on all three totally unrelated plants in Guatemala and Mexico. e Classic Maya 1,000 years ago, and the modern Maya descendants today, still use spices: for food and for the deities. As well, allspice, (also referred to as pimienta gorda, pimenta dioica) is native to Mesoamerica; you will see it everywhere at Tikal or around Lake Yaxh and in most mature forests in Alta Verapaz, Petn and Izabal. Allspice is one single spice; it is not a mixture of diverse plants. It was named allspice because its avor brings to mind many dierent separate spices. e most common use in rural areas is to make tea from the leaves. ...continued on following pagePiper species Pepper (as in salt & pepper) and Chili Peppers Chile Cobanero, Red Chili Peppers Piper auritum cordoncillo, high safrol content Chile Verde, Green Chili Peppers Pimenta dioica, allspicePEPPER (S)

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66 Interestingly, most of the Piper species are commonly used as native medicines throughout Mesoamerica. Plus, whether Piper is carcinogenic to humans is evidently debated. So, although Christopher Columbus did not nd a direct route to India for the rst few years, since their voyages were funded to nd a route for black pepper from India, they cleverly came back with at least pepper. So now you know why chili is called pepper. Now you know why Piper auritum is called pepper. We cant blame the word allspice on Christopher Columbus, but as long as we are discussing pimienta I thought I would include it as a comment: the scientic name is Pimenta dioica. Chili peppers are part of the nightshade family (Solanaceae), which produces the edible tomato, potato, plus the several addictive tobacco species, and the rather dangerous nightshade plants. You can nd diverse varieties of chili peppers in the markets of La Antigua and most cities around Guatemala. Ask for, and enjoy eating, chili chocolate. Although I have been drinking tea from pimienta gorda since I was young, I did not know about Piper auritum, (Spanish name, Hoja santa) until a Universidad del Valle biology student, Daniela daCosta, explained it to me. Actually it turns out we have one growing in our interior patio in the FLAAR oce garden (as was identied by Priscila Sandoval, biologist graduating from USAC). Piper auritum was once a source of sassafras avoring for root beer. But the leaves of P. auritum have high contents in safrol, the active compound that is carcinogenic. PEPPER (S) cont. from page 64 Dr. Nicholas M. Hellmuth is director of FLAAR Reports (Foundation for Latin American Anthropological Research). For a bibliography from this article and other information, you may contact Dr. Hellmuth and his sta by email: FrontDesk@FLAAR.org web sites for Piper species www.uni-graz.at/~katzer/engl/Pipe_aur.html www.rain-tree.com/matico.htm www.tlahui.com/medic/medic29/hoja_santa.htm www.maya-ethnobotany.org. web sites for chili peppers: www.g6csy.net/chile/var-p.html Allspice, pimienta gorda

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68 and then surfacing again while violently splashing. When he saw the croc he raised his arm to defend himself and this was where the two-meter-long saurian rst bit him, breaking his wrist. I dove into the lagoon and swam towards the man. By now the croc had taken him by the leg and was trying to dive. At the same time several workers had jumped into the hotel ski and were feverishly paddling toward the man, who was ghting hard for his life. Finally, as we approached the croc gave up and swam o. We managed to get the badly injured man into the ski. Fortunately, he was evacuated to a hospital in Guatemala City, and I am happy to report that they were able to save his leg. It still gives me shivers to remember how, for years, we all, including my young children, would swim in the lagoon without a second thought. Since the attack we never have gone back in. Park guards later in the day told me that none of them even wade into the water. Nevertheless, several years back a female tourist, they informed me, would swim way out into the lagoon every day, seemingly oblivious to the presence of the big crocs. e guards would look on with a mixture of dread and amazement. After several weeks paddling all over the Yaxh Lagoon I know that it is literally infested with crocs and that there are many big ones Cruising crocodile, Yaxh Lagoon Crocodile skulls held by Petn jungle guide Marco Gross, and Gabriella Moretti, owner of Ecolodge El Sombrero in Yaxh (www.ecolodgeelsombrero.com) : A couple of local residentsYaxh Lagoon cont. from page 15

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69Dining ANTIGUA in excess of three meters. You almost never see them. ey are masters at being surreptitious. What looks like bubbles on the water surface are often croc eyes just emerging for a moment to get a better viewof you! I discovered a hidden inlet formed by the high water, leading to an inundated cenote, a perfectly circular body of water with the jungle towering above. is, I found out, was the croc breeding area, and if I was quiet enough I would see literally dozens of baby crocs sunning themselves and playing around in the muck. Next month in e Road Less Traveled: Yaxh Sunset Party with the Oropendolas Maya structure, Yaxh Archaeological Park

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71Dining ANTIGUA Open daily 7am 8pm Corner of 3a av. & 4a calle, La Antigua Tel: 7832-7652 cookiesantigua@gmail.com Breakfast served all day Cafeteria service Wi-Fi Cookies, Etc. Cookies, Etc.Over 25 Varieties of Cookies Fine Pastries Cakes made to order Coffee Bar: Gourmet & Organic Tel: 7832-1784 5a calle poniente No. 8 (Closed on Wed). Hotel RIm not overweight. Im just nine inches too short. Shelley Winters A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand. Nancy Walker Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts! James Beard

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72 ANTIGUA Dining For a Germanic word with ve of its six letters so harshsounding, butter is fairly pleasant in spoken English. Of course, in Spanish man tequilla sounds prettier, but thats true of most words in Romance languages. Maybe its the smooth, rich taste of butter on toast that we think of, or butter dripping from a hot ear of corn, that coaxes a smile when we say the word butter. Or is it the color? Butter is a sunny, bright, warm color, with memories of hap py days, children playing in a eld, picking wild buttercups for a little bouquet. Ah, re member holding a buttercup under young friends chins to see if they like butter? Or maybe its that ower itself? Formal ly, buttercups are ranunculus, rannculo in Spanish, from the Latin for little frogs, of all things. And there are over 600 species of ranunculus around the world, mostly grow ing wild from Svalbard at the top of the Earth to Tierra del Fuego near the bottom. Only a few species of ranunculus are na tive to Central America, but hundreds of varieties have spread here, involuntarily carried by migrant birds or mixed in grain seeds. Some types have many dense petals on the blossoms, others a few buttery pet als spreading out like captured reworks. Some ranunculus owers are as large as the quetzal coin, other species have tiny blos soms. All are pale to rich dark yellow, vary ing as butter does with the seasons. Sure, ranunculus are poisonous to horses and cattle, but animals are put o by the bitter taste and dont eat enough to get hurt. Neither do we. Buttercup-yellow is there for us to enjoy as we did when chil dren, points of sunshine along pathways, or in shaded areas with enough moisture to keep ranunculus happy. Ranunculus blossom year-round here, but this warm, sunny season with just enough rain makes them plentiful now. Watch for themsee how many bits of butter you can spot in Altiplano elds. Sensuous G uatemala by Ken Veronda e Color of Butter

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73 Dining ANTIGUA Tel: 7832-2767 6a av. sur #12B-2, La Antigua www.ubisushi.comfacebook.com/ubisushi You havent had enough coffee until you can thread a sewing machine while its running. Jeff Bezos Stressed spelled backwards is desserts. Coincidence? I think not! Martha Kiddle

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74 by Elizabeth Bell /ASK ELIZABETH With the recent passing of Guatemala literary giant Luz Mndez de la Vega (1919-2012), and with Mothers Day celebrated on ursday, May 10th, it brought to mind a reection of the most extraordinary women who have inspired me since I moved here in 1969. ese are women who are famous but also have the incredible quality of commanding attention as soon as they walk into the roomthe WOW moment! I met Dr. Mndez in 1972 at the University of San Carlos where she taught literaturean extremely attractive woman and soon becoming one of the foremost literary gures in Guatemala. Luz was the rst woman to receive the Miguel ngel Asturias National Literature Prize (1994), was a member of the Academia Guatemalteca de la Lengua and wrote many articles for the press defending the preservation of La Antigua Guatemala. I worked with her son, architect Rodolfo Asturias Mndez, one of the nest architectural restorers in the country, at the National Council for the Protection of La Antigua Guatemala. To him, she was just his mother. Other women have inspired us throughout the years: Rigoberta Mench Tumwho denitely has a presence when she walks into the roomreceived the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992 in recognition of her work for social justice and ethno-cultural reconciliation based on respect for the rights of indigenous peoples. I was honored to meet her on various occasions, including with the Dalai Lama during his visit to Guatemala. La doctora also established a seat for the Mayas at the Guatemalan table of politics and social rights. Helen Mack, president of Fundacin Myrna Mack, which she and a group of Guatemalans founded in 1993 to modernize and democratize the Justice System in Guatemala, standing up for justice in Guatemala. Coming up on 20 years of relentless eorts, she provides us with a sense that we are able, as women, to pioneer extremely dicult tasks. Ana Mara Klein, whom I am honored to call my friend. She has done remarkable work with Madres Angustiadas, founded to facilitate Guatemalan men, women and children in the topic of security and exercising ones rights and obligations in strengthening public institutions working in security and justice. I also admired her dedication in the 2011 Supreme Justice elections in Guatemala, a truly monumental task over the years. I also know her also as a wife and mom. ese women have contributed in an insurmountable way to improving the quality of life in Guatemala and inspire us to do better. Many are mothers. Many mother causes. Many do both. Who are some of Guatemalas most inspiring women?

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76 ANTIGUA Lodging Callejn Landvar, La Antigua 7832-5515 DVD, hot water, laundry, *Spanish spoken Le brindamos las soluciones y respuestas: Qu son las redes sociales?, Cmo crear una "fanpage" efectiva en Facebook?, Cmo incrementar sus clientes potenciales y ventas?, Cmo crear la presencia correcta de la noche a la maana?, Cmo fortalecer las relaciones con los clientes? YOUR WEB & SOCIAL MEDIA PARTNERS* PHOTOGRAPHY, GRAPHIC & WEB DESIGN You can't depend on your eyes, when your imagination is out of focus. Mark Twain Take advantage of Social Media Create a web presence overnight Free exposure for your business Increase brand awareness Generate leads & sales Learn about Social Media networks Create a web presence overnight Free exposure for your business Increase brand awareness Generate leads & sales Las Gravileas, Calle de los Duelos Tel: (502) 7832-9573 www.hotelpalaciodebeatriz.com SPA Revue Online Business DirectoryHundreds of Guatemalan websites are one click away... L odging, S hopping, S ervices, Dining, M edical, Travel, etc.http://revuemag.com/links/ C JohnsonChief Designer Telephone: +1 555 5555 Email: c.johnson@com CasAntiguaSee our ad in Revue Telephone: 5555 5555 Email: casantigu@com Dont say you dont have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresea, Thomas Jefferson, Leonardo da Vinci, and Albert Einstein. H. Jackson Brown, Jr. This is a story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, and Nobody. There was an im portant job to be done and Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it. Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it. Somebody got angry about that, because it was Everybodys job. Everybody thought Anybody could do it, but Nobody realized that Ev erybody wouldnt do it. It ended up that Everybody blamed Somebody when Nobody did what Anyone could have. Author Unknown

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79Lodging ANTIGUA Do you have challenges with frizz? Do you need help with out of control curl? Or are you looking to reduce blow-dry/styling time by 50%? Alter your hairs texture, WITHOUT DAMAGES! RUSK presents to you the new Deepshine Smooth, Advanced Marine erapy: Keratin Smoothing System. Formulated with new amino acid actives and sulte, this professional one-step processing treatment is a signicant technology advancement, less aggressive, with exceptional results and not based on formaldehyde or thioglycolate chemistry. is non-permanent smoothing system penetrates the hair shaft to gently loosen the bonds that comprise your hairs natural texture and smooths hair for up to 12 weeks with no health concerns for users. Instead of harsher actives which damage hair, it safely smooths it and reduces curl eliminating frizz, while cutting down dry-time. Keratin/wheat protein blend strengthens and repairs. Deepshine Marine Nutrient Complex in Keratin Smoothing System improves hair condition leaving it shiny and more manageable. Ask your hair stylist today and exchange your hairs life with RUSK! More information: Juan Pablo Ordez, Rusk Technical Educator for Guatemala. Tels: 2363-0375, 2363-0284.Repair your hair with Keratin Smoothing System by Rusk BEFORE AFTER PRESS RELE A SE

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80 ANTIGUA Lodging Casa Ovalle Chipilapa, a private and comfortably furnished house just for you!Casa Ovalle Zona 10, a perfect place to stay, close to medical and nancial area of Guatemala City!2a av. norte No. 3 ~ Tel: (502) 7832-3031, www.hotelcasaovalle.com Fully Equipped Luxury Suites at Hotel Room Prices! Daily, M onthly and Yearly www.elmarquesdeantigua.com When I was a Boy Scout, we played a game when new Scouts joined the troop. We lined up chairs in a pattern, creating an obstacle course through which the new Scouts, blindfolded, were supposed to maneuver. The scoutmaster gave them a few moments to study the pattern before our adventure began. But as soon as the victims were blindfolded, the rest of us quietly removed the chairs. I think life is like this game. Perhaps we spend our lives avoiding obstacles we have created for ourselves and in reality exist only in our minds. Were afraid to apply for that job, take violin lessons, learn a foreign language, call an old friend, write our congressmanwhatever it is that we would really like to do but dont because of personal obstacles. Dont avoid any chairs until you run smack into one. And if you do, at least youll have a place to sit down. Pierce Vincent Eckhart

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82 by Sri Ram Kaa & Kira Raa2012 Spirit Alternative Energy: the New NormalIndustrialized countries enjoy a wide variety of technology and conveniences. From washing machines to microwaves, we have grown dependent upon our appliances. We depend upon petroleumbased transportation and consume tons of plastics each year. Entire infrastructures, especially food production and delivery industries, are based upon petroleum products. A large portion of household electricity depends upon petroleum. Rising prices for food and transportation are a sign of the challenge that await developed societies as we deplete global fuel reserves. Like it or not, the future is demanding that we use alternative energy. Guatemala oers its residents many hidden benets. e climate oers the gift of releasing the need for heat or air conditioning, and the weather supports vibrant agriculture. Guatemala oers a natural congeniality; it is easier to connect with nature here as the windows are always open! It is the ideal environment to live buoyantly without dependence upon out-paced infrastructures. When we moved here we knew it was time to take the plunge and live o grid. We found a true jewel in a tranquil area of Lake Atitln and developed it with the goal of disturbing nothing. e property is remote and was without any ties to the grid; we had to go o grid completely. It was an easy decision. We were starting fresh and evaluated our choices from both a spiritual lifestyle and a business perspective. Once a solar system is installed, a lifestyle choice has been made. Your investment means that you are free from monthly charges, power spikes and unexpected power outages. Living o grid has other amazing advantages including tranquility, independence and a greater sense of security. ere are many subtle benets from this decision. Sustainability demands selfresponsibility. By un-plugging from unconscious electrical use, one gains a respect from the electrical consumption required to sustain our modern life. For example, building a solar system requires that one make a list of every electrical device you use in your home. From light bulbs to hair dryers, refrigerator to computers, you must identify the amount of power required for every electrical device

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83Lodging ANTIGUA Tels: (502) 5201-7468, 7832-1020, 7832-0937 1a avenida norte 5-A, La Antigua Guatemala info@hotelpanchoy.com ~ hotelpanchoy.youplanet.com www.hotelpanchoy.com 3 blocks from Central Park21 Equipped Rooms by the Day, Week or Month. Cable TV, Safety Box, Mini-Bar. you use. is use analysis helps you decide how many solar panels are needed. By taking inventory of your power consumption, you stand face to face with the cost of your life and the values and choices that are signicant to you. It demands that you become responsible for every purchase you make. With a review of the electrical devices you use and an estimate of how many hours per week you use them, your needs are determined. From this review one can decide the number of solar panels, batteries and other devices needed to power your life. We found that the review helped us identify unneeded appliances. We no longer ...continued page 98

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84 A crusader in costume for the Christians and Moors dance. e new fair queen addresses visiting queens who will form her cortege.Santa Cruz la Laguna cont. from page 18e vetting for fair queen begins in April and culminates on May 8 with the investiture of the winner. Other highland queens, attired in dazzling nery and headdresses, come to assist with the coronation. But these poor girls arrive in the late afternoon the day before, says Ratclie, when the xocomil has whipped up the lake. And most have never been on a boat. Some of the queens are seasick by landfall. Santa Cruz, like Guatemala as a whole, is today largely Protestant. But the pageantry of Guatemalas Catholic heritage survives here. Santa Cruz has ve evanglico churches, notes Ratclie, and a single Catholic one. But the traditional pomp endures. eres not one parade, but twoone religious, one all-inclusive. e latter, the towns premier social event, takes place on May 9. It resembles parades in other towns in that the marchers equal or exceed the spectators. Schools send their whole student body, and the city ocials and the cofrada (town elders) are feted. Entire church congregations fold themselves in. But this parade snakes from lower to upper Santa Cruzno small feat for ...continued page 94says Dave Ratclie, an unocial town historian and proprietor of Iguana Perdida resort. Being from the outside world, it was suddenly the rage. Years later, its still a big deal. e two districts are linked by a road that, by its length and steepness, separates upper from lower as much as it joins them. It is no walk but a hike, and no ordinary hike at that. Lake Atitln lls its vista, and those on the road at dusk can watch spectacular sunsets give way to the lighted clusters of Atitlns other and far-ung towns. Feria season lends a unique enhancement to this scenery, infecting everyone present with the unity seen among employees working together on a holiday. ere is a sense that, for a few days, everything is dierent. Since the event is a county fair in a county with no roads other than the twisted umbilical linking Santa Cruces two unequal personalities, it is a moment when rural cruceos go to town. Many go farther still, taking the boat into Panajachel for annual shopping and browsing. is is as close as some ever come to Guatemala City or Quetzaltenango.

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85 GET IN TOUCH WITH US IN: TRANSPORTES TURSTICOS Shuttle Service, Organized Tours, Packages and more... 7832-3371, 7831-0184, 7882-4369 6a av. sur #8, La AntiguaT OUR OPERA T ORinfo@atitrans.net www.atitrans.net ventas@atitrans.net SALE GUATEMALA LLEGA TAPACHULA SALE TAPACHULA LLEGA GUATEMALA 7:30, 13:30 & 15:00 14:30, 19:30 & 20:00 6:00, 9:30 & 14:30 1:00, 15:30 & 19:30OFICINAS CENTRALES y VENTA DE BOLETOS7a Ave 19-44, zona 1 Tels: 2232-3661, 2220-6018 Fax: (502) 2220-4902 CUBRIENDO CONEXIONES A: EL NORTE DE MEXICO E.E.U.U. CANADA Va terrestre con: Cristobal Coln, ADO, Estrella Blanca, Greyhound. Va aerea: Reservacin y venta de Boletos a travs de Exytur. Tel: 2253-9131 SERVICIOS ESPECIALES: Renta de Buses, ltimo modelo, dentro y fuera del Pais. Tel: 2220-6904 /05, 2230-5058 www.transgalgosinter.com A TAPACHULA EN PRIMERA CLASE. ExpeditionsTravel Agency & Tour OperatorShuttles & Tours throughout GuatemalaWe oer you Shuttle Services, Tourist Information, Free Maps and Tours to: Pacaya Volcano, Panajachel, Chichicastenango, Monterrico, Xela, Tikal and more...Monja Blanca Monja BlancaTRAVE L Deep-sea or Coastal Fishing and Ocean Safaris with Team Parlama Charter Services Full Day, Half Day and by-the-hour ExcursionsRo Dulce Excursions also available: call 5691-0360 TEL: 5709-8697Deep Sea Fishing Catch-and-release SailfishAny mother could perform the jobs of several air trafc controllers with ease. Lisa Alther You can fool some of the people some of the time, but you cant fool mom. David Spurier

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86 EL SALVADOR REVUE OFFICE TRAVEL : EL S A L VA DO R Volcn San Vicente, El Salvador ( )Only those who will risk going too far can possibly nd out how far one can go. T.S. Eliot Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel. Augustus William Hare

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87 You wont find better airfares than ours!!! Wholesale Prices ISIC, ITIC Cards WelcomeTRAVEL AGENCYTels: 7832-1621, 7832-2674 3a calle poniente #12 Esquina laxantigua@intelnett.com Flights, Shuttles, Tours and Hotels. Best Service for the Best Price. Guaranteed!PBX: (502) 7931-7878 7 avenida sur No. 8www.RainbowTravelCenter.com TRAVE L Shuttle Service Buses for Rent WE ORGANIZE TOURS, PACKAGES & MORE Revue Online Business DirectoryHundreds of Guatemalan websites are one click away... Real Estate, Services, Lodging, Dining, Medical, Travel, etc.http://revuemag.com/links/ C JohnsonChief Designer Telephone: +1 555 5555 Email: c.johnson@com CasAntiguaSee our ad in Revue Telephone: 5555 5555 Email: casantigu@com Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. Carl Bard We use 10% of our brains. Imagine how much we could accomplish if we used the other 60%. Ellen Degeneres Life is full of obstacle illusions. Grant Frazier Success is 10% inspiration, 90% last-minute changes. Ted Reiger

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88 Marathons are not new to Guatemala, and especially not to Panajachel, where the nations rst foot race originated in 1958 as an eight-kilometer uphill slog. Enthusiasm was such that runners too poor to own shoes ran barefoot. A statue in Panajachel commemorates this early race, which soon became a footrace from Pana to Guatemala City. Panajachel hosts another running rst in late May. e Atitln Marathon is not Guatemalas rst true marathontoday there are four othersbut it is the rst that is wholly non-prot. All proceeds will support the one cause uniting every sector in the Atitln Basin: the conservation of Lake Atitln. You cannot nd a run anywhere with a more spectacular venue. e event includes both a full marathon (42 kilometers) and a half-marathon. Other scheduled activities are a kids run, a fun run for adults, a bike race, a cayuco (native canoe) race, coee tours, weaving and arte naif painting exhibitions, photo hikes around the lake rim and a concert blending contemporary Latin jazz and pre-Columbian music. e Atitln Basins resident attractions include Guatemalas nest botanical garden (at Hotel Atitln), a soy foods factory and Central Americas only marine archaeology museum (at Hotel Posada de Don Rodrigo). And Atitln Basin is home to great boating, paragliding, sport shing, nightlife and international cuisine. Altitude enhances the challenge, the half-marathon stradles the lakeshore, which is a mile high. But the full marathon ascends another 2,000 feet; the exact prole and route can be seen at the event website. But volunteers will be liberally stationed to provide water, electrolyte replenishment and rst aidand applause. Special certicates will be awarded to ultra-runners, participants completing both the full and half marathon over a two-day period. e marathon committee has also obtained discounts and preferential treatment from airlines for international registrants. Runners from around the world are already signing up, but the organizers are also seeking local runners and volunteers. e Atitln Marathon and its associated events are scheduled from Friday, May 25, to Friday, June 1. Information is available at 7762-2326 and at www.atitlanmarathon. com, which has details about registration, the program of events, sponsorships and maps and proles of the routes. EVENTS by Dwight Wayne Coop Lap at the LakeLakeside run is Guatemalas rst non-prot marathon

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90 TRANSPORTES TURSTICOS Antigua Quirigu Lake Atitln Tikal Ro Dulce ChichiTOURS SHUTTLES & more Panajachel: Calle Santander (next to Hotel Regis) Tel: 7762-0146, 7762-0152 www.atitrans.net 3a av. 3-45 Z. 2, Calle Santander, Panajachel Tels: 7762-2915 /17 Fax: 7762-1117 email: necos@itelgua.comComfortable rooms Cable TV Private bath w/ hot water Parking Laundry Your Hotel in Panajachel in Calle Santander HOTELFonda del Sol15 Confortables habitaciones Calle Principal 1-74, Z.2 Tel: 7762-1162 Panajachel h_fondadelsol@yahoo.comFonda del Sol The Best Bed & BreakfastTel: +(502)7762-2255, 7762-1554 Fax: 7762-2247 Ciudad: (502) 2476-4768 ~ Panajachel, Sololwww.ranchograndeinn.com ranchogrande_inn@yahoo.com L AKE ATIT L N Calle Santander (100 mts from the lake) Tel: 7762-0611 The only vegetarian restaurant in Panajachel pita sandwiches Cafe Bombay Cafe Bombay Understated Elegance www.primaveraatitlan.comIn the heart of Panajachel Calle Santander Tel: 7762-2052 ~ Fax: 7762-0171 primaverahotel@yahoo.com hotel

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92 L AKE ATIT L N Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinion at all. G.C. Lichtenberg At a certain age some peoples minds close up; they live on their intellectual fat. William Lyon Phelps Lake Atitln in green and blue (r /fff..n)

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94 claimed it the true cross. She then went on to uncover the crucixion nails and, in fact, is today considered the patron of discovery itself. e Santa Cruz procession commemorates her own nds centuries and a hemisphere away. e fairs climax, also on May 10, sees the emergence of masked horse dancers and wild toritos. ese bulls are men running every which way, almost blindly, with their head and torso in a crate studded with rockets that go o as they charge. Screaming spectators part before them like schools of sh eeing predators. Toritos have disappeared from most Guatemalan ferias, but they live on in cloistered Santa Cruz. Its worth seeing, Ratclie says. But its insanely dangerous. Something best enjoyed from some distance. e women, at least, often plan their cover before it starts. e traditional boozing is blunted with a gloppy dish called pulique, a blend of chicken broth, corn masa and achiote, a spicy, red-orange clay made from crushed seeds. Card tables display traditional sweets: candied gs, macaroons, confections of guava, pumpkin seeds or peanuts, homemade mints and more. ings begin winding down after the towns name is emblazoned on the church campanile. And then its time to start planning for next year, says Ratclie. Outsiders wishing to experience the fair may lodge in Panajachel or in Santa Cruz itself. e boats disembark from Panas rst dock, Muelle Tzanjuy. for adolescent tuba players at high altitude. e marimbas come out this day and are played continually and ambiently for three days. e other parade follows on May 10, the principal day. A solemn procession honors the Virgin Mary and the town patron, St. Helena of the Cross (Santa Elena de la Cruz), and their statues are marched on litters around upper Santa Cruz. No relics of Helenabones, garment fragments, etc. are held in the church vaults, but locals still petition her for miracles. Helena, mother of Constantine the Great, the rst Christian emperor of Rome, is the protagonist of Evelyn Waughs novel, Helena. e story records that she had brushes with martyrdom but died peacefully at 80. Hollywoods portrayal of her in the compelling 1962 Constantine and the Cross alludes to her discovery of the cross of Christ. According to tradition, she went to Jerusalem in search of it; once there, she was presented with three candidates. She directed an ailing woman to touch these, and nothing happened with the rst two crosses. But when the woman was cured on touching the third one, Helena pro-Santa Cruz la Laguna from page 84 Traditional dance before announcing the new fair queen

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95QUETZA L TENANG O PBX: 7761-2521, 7761-9439 15 av. y 4a calle Zona 1, C.C. Santa Rita 2do Niv, Quetzaltenango GiuseppesGourmet Pizzas Pasta Wine Cakes and the Best Pizza in Xela! (home delivery service) #1 in CHINESE CUISINE RESTAURANT LOUNGE 18 av. 4-44, Zone 3 Tel/fax: 7767-4396www.shailongxela.com ~ restauranteshailong@yahoo.es Indian food (Vegetarian, non-vegetarian and vegan options. Chef from India) RESTAURANT 8a calle y 15 av. 13-77, Zona 1 Tel: 7761-0589 NORTH SOUTHBOOKSTORE If you dont know where you are going, you will prob ably end up somewhere else. Lawrence J. Peter Puente de Piedra, Histrico. Ciudad de Quetzaltenango ( t / fff.b.n/) Quetzaltenango Casa Doa Mercedes Hostal

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96 Pacic Coast / LA S LI SA S 2nd PLACE: Isabela Verdugo Sinibaldi (4to primaria) Here are the Colegio Valle Verde photo contest winners from the elementary school. Congratulations to all 55 entries. 1st PLACE: Isabella Florido Plihal (4to primaria) 3rd PLACE: Mariana Andicoechea Bellamy (2do primaria)

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97Pacic Coast \ MONTERRI C O DOS MUNDOS PACIFIC RESORTpools ~ gardens ~ lounge bar ~ restaurant ~ beach front ~ tourstels: (502) 7823-0820, 7848-1407, 7848-1771 ~ www.hotelsdosmundos.commonterrico GUATEMALA

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98 pezdeoro@intelnett.comReservations: L EleganceGuatemala CityTel: 2368-3684 www.pezdeoro.comMonterrico Beach, Taxisco www.casabellamonterrico.com Tels: 5907-2552, 7821-3088 ~ bramishka@yahoo.com Tels: 5582-3767 & 4622-4923 informacion@hotelvillakairos.com www.hotelvillakairos.com MONTERRICO, km 8, hacia HAWAII hotelhonolulu.com.gt Tels: 4005-0500, 4503-0386 honoluluhotel@gmail.comHOTEL AND RESTAURANTOn the beach... On the beach...BUNGALOWS POOLSPacic Coast / MONTERRI C O If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen. Henry David Thoreau Sometimes the path youre on is not as important as the direction youre heading. Kevin Smith RJust tell em, lo vi en la revista REVUE Authors contact: www.LakeAtitlanSpa.com email: oce@tosaspa.comown a microwave or a TV. e internet provides enough information and distraction for anyone. Living with the power of the sun we gave up nothing. We have all the technologies we enjoy, ample lighting, kitchen appliances, an elegant full-service spa and even a Jacuzzi! Alternative energy such as solar panels and windmills are no longer cutting edge. e true cutting edge includes perpetual motion and zero-point energy devices, which will appear on the scene as society changes. We look forward to integrating them here in Guatemala. Solar power depends upon sunlight, and Guatemala has plenty of sunny days. Even in the rainy season, it is seldom cloudy more than half a day. Prices for panels have been dropping every year, and the system we created in 2009 can be re-created today for around a third lessand we are powering ve casitas, a community center and a spa! Your one-time investment prepays for many years of electrical use and eliminates all uncertainty for your future. e impact of decades-long production and consumption can be seen throughout modern societies. e clock is ticking and it is time for a new normal. Are you ready to unplug from unconscious consumption? Perhaps it is time to get acquainted with alternative energy and while you are here in Guatemala drop by Lake Atitln and say hello, wed love to show you how comfortable o-grid living and vacationing can be. Alternative E nergy cont. from page 83

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99 www.hawaianparadise.com 8 kms after Monterrico Tels: 5361.3011, 5204.9140, 5407.0874 Pacic Coast \ MONTERRI C O Barra El Jiote MoyutaEco HotelPlaya Quilombode Cucurumb www.playaquilombo.net 5206-7984 2253-1228 Beyond passion...A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor Victor Hugo Between the great things we cannot do and the small things we will not do, the danger is that we shall do nothing. Adolph Monod R REVUE le ofrece el costo ms bajo por ejemplar para promocionar su negocio. Monterrico Hotel Association Hotel Utz Tzaba www.utz-tzaba.com Tel: 5318-9452 Hotel Dulce y Saladowww.dulceysaladoguatemala.com Tel: 4154-0252 Hotel Honolulu honoluluhotel@gmail.com Tel: 4005-0500 Hotel Caf del Sol www.cafe-del-sol.com Tel: 5050-9173 Hotel Atelie del Mar www.hotelateliedelmar.com Tel: 5752-5528 Hotel Casa Bella www.casabellamonterrico.com Tel: 7821-3088 Johnnys Place www.johnnysplacehotel.com Tel: 5812-0409 Hotel Lahaina www.vrbo.com/322283 Tel: 5487-3971

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100 COBN www.parkhotelresort.com Santa Cruz Verapaz, A.V. Km. 196.5 Carr. to Cobn TelFax: 7952-0807, 7952-0809 /10 /31 EL PETN Next to the Biotopo Cahu, El Remate, Flores PETN Tels: 7928-8413, 5805-4868hotelmonami@hotmail.com www.hotelmonami.comTours to arq. sites Yaxh & Nakum 4x4 vehicle. Tickets for Tikal, Belize, Chetumal & PalenqueHotel y Dormitorio Ecolgico. RestauranteMon ami POSADA DEL CERRO directa vecindad con el / next to:Biotopo Cerro Cahu El Remate, Flores, Petn Tels: 5376-8722, 5305-1717 www.posadadelcerro.com Tranquility & Comfort in the Heart of the Mayan World C OUNT ON US FOR THE BEST SERVICE IN BUNGAL OWS RESTA URANT POOL, TENNIS C OURT SPECIAL E VENT ROOM Ro Dulce, Izabal, Guatemala(502) 7930-5494 (502)4145-3901 (502) 7930-5495 RO DULCE Waterfront Cabaas Full Service Marina Restaurant & Bar Swimming Pool Eco-Farm Reforestation Project Jungle Sky Trail Bird Watching Horseback Riding Tours & Day Sail and More... www.tijax.com Tels: 7930-5505/07 info@tijax.com R o Dulce / E l Petn / Cobn / T ecpn RO DULCE RREVUE = RESULTADOSThe bed is a bundle of paradoxes: we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret; we make up our minds every night to leave it early, but we make up our bodies every morning to keep it late. Charles Caleb Colton We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered. Tom Stoppard The world we have created is a product of our thinking; it cannot be changed without changing our thinking. Albert Einstein The feeling of sleepiness when you are not in bed, and cant get there, is the meanest feeling in the world. Edgar Watson Howe Km 218 a San Juan Chamelco (after Exxon station take the Terracera road) Tels: 5700-8068, 5201-1255 www.casadelbosque.netreservaciones@casadelbosque.netA special place for your comfort

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101Cobn \ Tecpn Congratulations to Violeta Arredondo on her photograph titled Amor eterno, Parque Isabel La Catlica de la Ciudad de Guatemala, with 133 votes. All entries can be seen at www.RevueMag.comHonorable Mention by popular vote in the REVUE PHOTO CONTEST, May

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102 C L A SSIFIE D S Donations gratefully accepted fcdcantigua@hotmail.com Tels: 7832-8381, 7832-8384 Fax: 7832-3651 5a Av N. #2 (2nd oor), on the park, La Antigua Community Library -5000 visits per month. Administered by the Fundacin Cultural Duane Carter LA BIBLIOTECA C L A SSIFIE D S CLUB ROTARIO : Meets every Wednesday 7pm at Porta Hotel Antigua. (Last Wed. of the month, please call Flor) Tel: 7832-7600. AA OPEN MEETINGS IN ENGLISH IN ANTIGUA : Mon. 6-7pm Discussion, Thurs. 6-7pm Step/Big Book (Doa Luisas Restaurant, 2nd oor, 4a calle oriente #12). www.anti guaguatemalaaa.org ST. MARKS ECUMENICAL CHURCH SERVICE IN ENGLISH Sun days 11:15am. Chapel of Obras Sociales del Hermano Pedro, corner 6a calle & 3a av., La Antigua. Tels: 52931076, 5492-5707. DR. BOCALETTI, Family Practioner, Tropical Disease Diplo ma: Attention to adults & children, vaccinations, Span ish, English spoken. Pap smears done by female tech nician Mon-Fri 3pm-6pm. 3a. av. norte #1, La Antigua (behind the Cathedral). Tel: 7832-4835. SWEETWATER GROUP OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS : Meets every Saturday 12 noon & Wed. 12 noon at Hacienda Tijax, Ro Dulce, Izabal. Tels: 5902-7825, 5201-5361. CENTRO DE PARTO NATURAL: 15 years of water birth in Guatemala! German midwife attended. Natural birth, routine gynecology, contraception, birth preparation, rst aid, NBCA. Info: 5709-2308, e-mail hannahcdp@ gmail.com Guatemala City, house calls in La Antigua. PANAJACHEL CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP: Lake Atitlns Englishlanguage church meets Sundays, 9am at member households. Visitors welcome! More info. 7762-1581 (Wayne) HEALING HANDS THERAPY SPA : Physical therapy, deep tis sue massage therapy, full service spa. Owned and oper ated by US licensed physical therapist. 3a av. norte #20A. Call Micky Morrison for appt. 7832-1648, 5393-2311.Place your Classied Ad in 20,000 REVUE magazines and ONLINE for only Q120 More information: 7931-4500 or classieds@revuemag.com E MILY F. W OLFE P SYCHOLOGIST / T HERAPIST / C OUNSELOR US trained and Board Certied. Professional and con dential. Located in Antigua. Phone: 4366-9125. Call for an appointment. Reasonable rates. Email: antigua. therapygroup@gmail.com E MERGENCY H EALTH C ARE REGISTRATION Register today for Guatemala Medical Travels Emergency Contact Medical Network for travelers, residents and workers. Receive priority treatment at the best hospitals in Gua temala. Alert surgeons and providers to your medical history and notify family & friends. Transportation, communication, logistics and nances all prepared in advance. Info@GuatemalaMedicalTravel.com. US: (305) 797-0540, Guatemala: 5737-3023, 4486-9930. VIDA REAL CHURCH JOIN US FOR AN EXPERIENCE WITH GOD : Sundays: Hotel Casa Santo Domingo, auditorium Los Atrios, 9:00 and 11:00am, simultaneous translation. 11am-12:30pm, special program for children. ANNOUNCEMENTS HEALTH SERVICES JOURNEY CHURCH An English Worship gathering Sun days @ 6 PM in San Cristbal, Mixco meeting at El Camino behind Pizza Hut. www.guatejourney.org or Facebook.com/guatejourney URANTIA BOOK STUDY GROUP FORMING in La Antigua. For more information call 4433-1896. DR. ROMEO MENNDEZ, MD, OB/GYN Adolescents care, contraception, pre-natal care, high-risk pregnacy management, delivery, gynecologic cancer diagnosis, sexually-transmitted diseases, menopause disorders, gynecologic surgery, infertility. In Hospital Privado Hermano Pedro, Av. La Recoleccin #4, 2nd oor, oce 4, La Antigua. Tel (502) 7832-1190 Ext. 123. Emergen cies (502) 5519-0290 heromear01@yahoo.com PRIVATE GERIATRIC HOME 1-story house, large gardens. Personalized attention. Tels. 4462-1064, 4302-8243.

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103 C L A SSIFIE D S GU ATEMAL A CIT Y : 12 c. 1-25 z. 10 Gminis 10, Torre Sur, 11 oor, oce #1111 Tels. 2335-3031, 2335-2849 LA ANTIGU A : 5a av. sur #6, interior 1, Restaurante Monoloco, Tels. 7832-4216 / 7832-4195info@immigrationguate.com / www.immigrationguate.comVisas & Residencies L egal Advice Work Permits Companies & O Shore Trademark TranslationsIMMIGRATION SERVICES REVUE available worldwide at www.revuemag.com BLUEBERRIES/ARNDANO AZUL : Organic, super tasty and very healthy. Orgnicos, dulces y muy saludables. Tels: 7831-5799, 5671-9530. FOR SALE STUDIO GLASS BLOWING EQUIPMENT Furnace, glory hole, annealer, marver, bench, some blow pipes, puntys, and color. Call 5901-1602. S OLAR P ANELS from small lighting kits to whole build ing systems (house to hotel and up). Solar Pumps, Su per quality Deep Cycle Batteries, Inverters both on and o Grid, We have hundreds in stock available NOW. Sistemas Solares, T: 7930-5249 www.SolarNuevo.com QUADRIMOTO ATV, Keeway 250, lightly used, 1 years, powerful, $1300. Call Jean at 5195-7656. 92 SPORTSCOACH RV FOR SALE 10 mt, Cummings 5.9L, A/C, kitchen, fridge, bath, shower, hot water, 6.3KW generator. Perfect for vacation, guardian or mobile of ce. Q55K (neg.). Call 5941-1719 or green19971@yahoo. com S.A. / ANONYMOUS CORPORATION FORMED IN GUATEMALA for sale. Aged Corp. with bank account. Call Jean at 51957656 for more info. GREAT SELECTION OF BOOKS in English/German/Spanish. History, novels and textbooks. Gently used. 6a calle poniente #2, La Antigua. WOODEN FURNITURE hand-painted, unique & original designs. Gently used. 6a calle poniente #2, La Antigua. SEWING MACHINE like new. Husqvarna. Overlock, in cludes set of spools, pedals & operating manual. Gen tly used. 6a calle poniente #2, La Antigua. Tel: 79314500, 5740-0934. INSTRUCTION HORSEBACK R IDING, English Equitation Classes : from beginner to intermediate level. Taught by English in structress. See also ad under Fun Stu Ravenscroft Riding Stables New Tel #: 7830-6669, 5408-7057. MEDITATION COURSE Primordial sound by certied instructor from the Deepak Chopra Center (Calif.). For more info. please call or drop by (mornings only). Tel: 7832-0245, 2a calle oriente #6, ask for Cynthia. Classes in English or Spanish. FOOD & LODGING ROOMS WITH SHARED BATH AND KITCHEN at CasaSito Vol unteers House Antigua, Colonia Candelaria. Price: Q1,000 p/p for 2 weeks, Q1,600/p/p-month for single room, Q1,100/p/p/month for double room, includes in ternet/wireless and water/coee/tea. All proceeds are used to support CasaSito Associations education pro gram. Info: www.casasito.org or call 5993-1633. ROOMS BY DAY $10 PP, BY WEEK $50 PP, BY MONTH $180 PP. General kitchen, pure water, coee or tea. Parking, wireless internet, private & shared bathroom. Beauti ful house & garden. WE ALSO OFFER : Tours and activities, shuttle service, language classes, parking and laun dry. Calle Santander, 100 mts. from the lake. Call 52581555 or erickmoralesp@gmail.comMOVING SALE6a calle poniente #2, La Antigua WHY MONTERRICO? (see photos of Tulate Beach facebook. com/iguanabungalows ) Safe, at, Pacic Ocean beach. 4-5 persons/Q400/ecobungalow. Swimming pool, Kitchenette. Bringing food, beverages permitted. 3 hours from Quetzaltenango. T: 2478-3135, 4041-2618. Admissions Open for September Enrollment in Grades K-9 2012-13 School Year Please contact Hania Barreras at info@antiguais.org Tel: 7831-5773 www.antiguais.org

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104 C L A SSIFIE D S Enjoying your time in Guatemala? Want to give something back? WINGS provides access to reproductive health education and family planning services for low-income, rural and indigenous Guatemalans. Our ve programs Family Planning, Youth WINGS, WINGS for Men, Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment, and Advocacyaim to empower Guatemalans to make healthy, informed choices about their reproductive health. Donations can be made online at www.wingsguate.org or in person at our oce in Antigua (9a calle poniente Residenciales El Rosario #3). Email: info@wingsguate.org. WINGS is a U.S. registered 501(c)(3) nonprot organization. Please support our work with a tax-deductible donation: $25 pays for 1 man to receive a vasectomy. $50 provides 1 year of Depo Provera injections for 4 women allowing them to take control of their reproductive lives $85 protects 2 women from unplanned pregnancies for up to 5 years through Jadelle (a reversible hormone implant) $150 provides voluntary tubal ligations for 6 women. AWARE: Animal Welfare Assoc., Rescue & Education For daily & live-in VOLUNTEER positions contact Xenii Tels: 7833-1639, 5401-3148, www.animalaware.org ANIMAL LOVERSVolunteers Needed: walking, feeding, grooming, training, housekeeping, sanitation... Donations: monetary, food, medications, bedding, accessories, toys, cleaning supplies, pet crates... Love: Sponsorships, Foster and Permanent HomesMessage for Terry or Linda at 7931-4500 (weekdays) 6a calle pon. #2 (Revue bldg.), La Antigua Sumpango, Sacatepquez. AWARE (Animal Welfare Association Rescue/Education) is a no-kill animal shelter that has been helping abandoned and injured domestic animals in G uatemala since 1981. We are currently housing 320 dogs and 80 cats, all spay/neutered, vaccinated, and cured of any health problems, and are looking for homes or sponsorship. AWARE provides low or no cost spay/neuters for the community, as well as humane education outreach. AWARE helps send animals to the U SA, Canada and Europe. AWARE is a 501(c)(3) non-prot in the U SA and is registered as an N G O in G uatemala. For more information see our website www.animalaware.org or facebook animalaware aware or contact Xenii at xenii-2@usa.net SECOND-HAND STORE: clothing, shoes, purses, lots of books in English (also in Spanish, German and Italian), books on tape, house & kitchen ware, jewelry, stued toys, CDs, framed posters & artwork and more! 6a calle poniente #2 (inside the Revue building) La Antigua T: 7931-4500 Mon-Fri 9am-5pmProceeds benet Animal Welfare Programs OPPOSE THE DEATH PENALTY GIVEN INNOCENT ANIMALSSUPPORT STERILIZ ATION PROJECTS Always sterilize your pets Do not allow your pets to roam ADOPT Dont buy petsCondensed milk is wonderful. I dont see how they can get a cow to sit down on those little cans. Fred Allen

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105C L A SSIFIE D S Registered Establishment with lots of T.L.C. Call: 2478-1649 ~ Tel/fax: 2478-1595 Send us your comments feedback@revuemag.com SERVICES L ARGE APPLIANCE REPAIR : W asher/dryer, stove, etc. YA NO BUSQUE QUIEN REPARE su lavadora, secadora o estufa elctrica, yo se la reparo en su casa. Llmeme: 5852-2617, Oscar Chacn. Trabajos garantizados. SWORN (LEGAL) TRANSLATOR : Legal and free translations, Spanish/English. Tels: 2261-0792, 5417-9079. We also work ads in FREEHAND AND PHOTOSHOP in both languages. HI-TECH REPAIR, SUPPORT AND SALE: Digital cameras, iPods, computers, Windows, Mac, laptops, desk tops. Virus problems and upgrades. Enlaces 6a av. norte #1, La Antigua. Tel: 7832-5555. SE BUSCAE J EC U TIV O( A ) DE VE N TAS C ON E XP E R IE N CIAE nviar C V a: ventas@revuemag.com o contactar a John al 7931-4500 RETIRED U.S. TAX SPECIALIST : Now residing in Guatemala, accepting new clients living in Central America who want to reduce or eliminate U.S. tax obligation. 24 years experience in individual and corporate tax plan ning and preparation. Contact: Steven Pittser, email: stevenpittser@yahoo.com or Tel: (502) 4374-1199. CERTIFIED TRANSLATOR IN ANTIGUA Professional, accurate, prompt and urgent translations. Contact: translationsgt@ gmail.com, Tels: 5630-2405, 7832-5306. Registered in the Ministry of Education and in the U.S. Embassy. Traductor Jurado en Antigua: Traducciones legales y juradas. CUSTOM UPHOLSTERY CLEANING From couches to ne rugs, draperies to chairs, we also do matresses. Free estimates. We dont steam, we extract. Pamela, Tel: 5200-8279 PROFESSIONAL HAIR STYLIST, specializing in cuts, color, foil wraps, makeup; Monday appointments in Anti gua, in your home (references upon request). Contact Mario, tel: 4769-4675. IMMIGRATION ASSISTANCEJOS CAAL will advise on your Visa ExtensionsTel: 5518-3128 (oce hours) ATTENTION FREEL ANCE WRITERSPlease contact the REVUE magazine for article submission guidelines. editor@revuemag.com EMPLOYMENT S PANISH SPEAKING M ASTER ALBAIL 35 years experi ence, specialized in Colonial construction is seeking long and/or short term employment. References. Call Esteban: 5981-5664. F LEX /A CTION SCRIPT : Positions available for PROGRAM MERS (including trainees) staying or living in Antigua. Short and Long Term. See www.veeops.com/jobs or contact hr@veeops.com FREE VISIT TO A MACADAMIA FARM! Free samples of our choc olates, nuts, etc. Free facials with our cosmetic products. Learn & contribute to our sustainable development proj ect. Call or e-mail for reservations exvalhalla@gmail.com 7831-5799, 5889-4925, 5671-9530/English. RAVENSCROFT RIDING STABLES : Tels: 7830-6669, 5408-7057 (English owners) 2a av. sur. #3, San Juan del Obispo (2 miles south of Antigua). English (European) style riding on t, well-trained horses. Accompanied scenic rides & equitation lessons from beginner to intermediate level, intensive courses our speciality. Boots & helmets pro vided. Please call for reservations & more info. MAYAN SPIRIT WORLD ADVENTURES make that connec tion! Get INTO the real Guatemala and the Mayan world instead of just skimming the surface. Also: hik ing, caving, swimming, tubing. A very unique place www.dearbrutus.com/donjeronimo FUN STUFF SERVICES Bank failures are caused by depositors who dont deposit enough money to cover losses due to mismanagement. Dan Quayle TOSTADURA ANTIGUA Pioneers in slow roast coee since 1994. Inventors of natural cacao honey bars in 2005, including stingless bee honey bars. Inventors of REAL white chocolate honey bars from Zapotec-Maya Pa taxte or Theobroma bicolor. Located corner 6a calle & 7a avenida. L EGAL TECHNICAL AND ANY TYPE OF WRITTEN TRANSLA TION Spanish-English-Spanish. Translator legally au thorized by the Ministry of Education in Guatemala and registered in the US Embassy. traduccionesayn@ yahoo.com -Tel: 5115-9523

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106 RE A L EST ATE ANTIGUA AREA BEAUTIFUL APARTMENTS : 2 bdrm, liv, din, laundry, fullyequipped kit, 2 bath, cable TV, Wi-Fi, 24-hour secu rity, cleaning service. 4 blocks from the park. Daily, weekly or monthly. arteceramico12@hotmail.com Tels: 5081-9476, 5096-6740. BEAUTIFUL FURNISHED APARTMENT : Very exclusive area, 2 bdrm w/bath, hot water, liv/din, fully equipped kit, cable TV, internet, family livrm, replace, terrace, laun dry, garage. Tels: 5578-4739, 5910-2615, 7832-7036. LAS GOLONDRINAS APARTMENTS : Antigua G., bedrooms: cable TV, private hot showers; apartments with com plete kitchen, Wi-Fi. Dierent sizes-dierent prices. Daniel Ramrez Ros. Tels: 7832-3343, 5713-6429 dr rios@intelnet.net.gt www.lasgolondrinasapts.com REAL ESTATE: FOR RENT REAL ESTATE: FOR RENT Revue Online Business DirectoryHundreds of Guatemalan websites are one click away... C JohnsonChief Designer Telephone: +1 555 5555 Email: c.johnson@com CasAntiguaSee our ad in Revue Telephone: 5555 5555 Email: casantigu@com BEAUTIFUL APARTMENT : Exclusive & secure area, quiet. Fully-furnished, 2 bdrm, liv, replace, kitchen, garden, bath/hot water. Surrounded by trees. A special place! Info: 7934-6258, 5208-6202. HOME STAY : Rooms with private bath, hot water. With/ without stove. Food service available. Garden. Nice en vironment. Tels: 7832-5075, 4302-8243. palacios1591@ hotmail.com REVUEs Property Conversion ChartNote: the precise size of a vara depends on which source you use!1 Caballera = 45.12 hectares 1 Caballera = 64 manzanas 1 Manzana = 10,000 vr21 Manzana = 6,988 mt21 Manzana = 1.7 acres 1 Hectare = 10,000 mt21 Hectare = 2.471 acres 1 Hectare = 1.43 manzanas 1 Acre = 43,560 ft21 Acre = .4047 hectare 1 Acre = 4047 mt21 Acre = 5645.4 varas21 mt2 = 10.764 ft21 mt2 = 1.431 vr21 Vara = 32.9 inches 1 Yard = 36 inches (3ft) 1 Meter = 39.37 inches LAKE ATITLN BEAUTIFUL HOUSE IN CENTRAL ANTIGUA walking distance to everything! 2-story, 3 bedrooms with a large terrace and georgeous views of volcano and mountains. Fea turing a spacious garden with lots of owers, replace. Fully furnished. Tels: 4188-2335 or (314) 725-4093. San Marcos La Laguna, HOUSE & LAND for sale or rent Direct contact with the owner. Call 5788-7661. www. claudiosapartmentsforrent.com or you can email us at claudiosmarcos@yahoo.comANTIGUA AREA SINGLE FURNISHED BEDROOM in beautiful house, gar den, linen service + meals avail. Internet connection & cable TV. Gay friendly. Tel: 5632-7055. In San Juan del Obispo, 5 mins. from Antigua. BEAUTIFUL APARTMENT Conveniently located in access controlled complex, 3 bdrm, large closets, 2 baths, liv/din, fully equipped kitchen, hot water, washer & dryer ready. Cable, internet access & other services incl. Furn. $525/mo, Unfurn. $425/mo. Tels. 7832-5390, 4216-8175, 5815-5673. 10 mins. from Antigua to Guatemala City, entrance to Brcenas. Condominio Montecasino. 1-STORY HOUSE Carport for 2 cars, livrm, dinrm, kit w/cabinets, 2 bdr, family bath, maid quarters & laundry. $500 /mo. Tel: 5201-3322. S MALL APARTMENT IN S AN F ELIPE DE J ES S for more in formation call 5891-7148.

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107RE A L EST ATE Your Real Estate Team in Antigua Home, Business, Property Management www.teamantigua.com Motherthat was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries. T. DeWitt Talmage The mothers of boys work son-up to son-down. Author unknown If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands? Milton Berle Mothers love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved. Erich Fromm

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108 RE A L EST ATE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY VERY FAMOUS & SUCCESSFUL RESTAURANT/BAR FOR SALE IN LA ANTIGUA GUATEMALA : Promoted within Worldwide Travel Guide Books including The Lonely Planet/ Rough Guide. The restaurant has 115 seats on 2 levels including a Terrace Bar with magnicent views of the city & surrounding volcanoes. This is a favorite restau rant of both local & international clients with a broad menu that caters to all! Priced to sell with a two-year return on your investment. Email: tmerpaw@msn.com KEY LEASE FOR RISTORANT E PIZZERIA NAPOLI, several me ters from La Antiguas Central Park. Restaurant, hotel & a place to live. 40 years of accreditation. Totally equipped (water, electricity, cable). Tels: 5076-2701, 5416-1748, doncorleone1983@hotmail.com Large House with 2 Apartments, Rooftop Patios with 360 views, 1 Block from Antiguas Central ParkLong-term Rent or SaleCOMMERCIAL and/or PRIVATEFor appointment: 7931-4500, 5740-0934 4 large Ofces/Shops 2 Courtyards Entrance/Garage & Corridor Large main Kitchen Bath and 2 Bodegas Rooftop patio 2 Fireplaces 2 Apartments, each with kitchen, bath & rooftop patio with spectacular views

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109RE A L EST ATEIf your business is not worth advertising, then advertise it for sale. www.RevueMag.compublicidad@revuemag.com P BX : 7931-4500 REAL ESTATE: FOR SALE LEASE TO OWN : Charming 3 bdrm, 2 bath, house in Jardines on 729 varas. Garden, fountain, and view of Volcn de Agua. U.S. Owner willing to negotiate terms and nance. Email: mabean33@gmail.comANTIGUA AREA REAL ESTATE: FOR SALELAKE ATITLN GUATEMALA CITY AREA EUROPEAN INVESTORS are looking to acquire land/prop erty in the Lake Atitln area. Owners or agents please call: 5598-5677. INVERSIONISTAS EUROPEOS buscan ter renos/casa en el rea del Lago de Atitln. Propietarios o agentes por favor contctenos al telfono: 5598-5677. S TUNNING C OLONIAL HOME Antigua. Quiet private street, gated, and easy walking distance to the park. Fully up dated with pure water systems and lush courtyards. 4 bedrooms / 5 bath, plus bonus room. Views of all volca noes, hot tub and more! Owner nancing possible. For photos and details write: tosaoce@gmail.com B EAUTIFUL C OLONIAL S TYLE A NTIGUA H OME FOR S ALE BY O WNER Photos, information, details and contact num bers at: www.antiguahouseforsale.com House with huge potential (1000 ft2) in maybe the best location on Atitln Lake in Santa Cruz. Just above the boat pier with mesmerizing views of the lake and 3 volcanoes. $110,000 open to oers. More photos and details: heiner4@gmail.com Safe and quiet, with access from the road that leads up into the village. Space for an independent 500 ft2 guest house.Lake House with Fantastic Views For Sale LAND IN GATED COMMUNITY, Antigua Gardens 22.5m x15m, water, services, electricity. 7 miles from Central Park. Tel: 5901-1602. CARR. SALVADOR MONTE BELLO I, km 9.5. 2,000 vr of land, beautiful view of city & volcanoes. Private entrance, security. NO REALTORS. Call 5385-6620, 2365-4327.

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GUATEMALAADVERTISER INDEXCaf Condesa .............................................. Caf de la Ra ............................................. Caf Sky ......................................................... Casa Escobar ................................................ Chez Christophe ......................................... Christophe Pizza ......................................... Chocomuseo Caf ...................................... Cookies, Etc ................................................... Doa Luisa Xicotencatl .............................. El Rincn del Conquistador ...................... El Sabor del Tiempo .................................... Epicure ........................................................... Fridas Mexican Cuisine .............................. Gaia ................................................................ La Bicicleta de Juancho ............................ La Canoa ....................................................... La Casbah ..................................................... La Cenicienta .............................................. La Fonda de la Calle Real .......................... La Pea del Sol Latino ............................... Las Palmas ................................................... Lava Restaurant .......................................... Mesn Panza Verde .................................... Monoloco ...................................................... Ni Fu Ni Fa ..................................................... Ocelot ............................................................ Rainbow Caf ............................................... Refuge Coee Bar ...................................... Su Chow Chinese Food ............................ Ubi Sushi ..................................................... Vivero y Caf La Escalonia ....................... Welten .......................................................... Wiener .......................................................... Wokco ...........................................................QUETZ ALTENANGOEl Sabor de la India .................................... Shai Long ...................................................... Giuseppes Gourmet Pizza ....................... Maya Caf .....................................................TECPNRestaurante Chichoy ................................. Restaurante Katok ..................................... Hacienda Real ............................................. Kape Paulinos ............................................. Antrionika Insurance ..............................GUATEMALA CITY ANTIGUA LAKE ATITLN36 36 37 36 36 37 37 37 37 80 76 80 77 75 75 75 81 78 78 83 80 78 76 76 75 77 83 78 79 78 76 78 100 100 100 100 100 100 89 93 89 90 90 90 90 93 92 93 91 100 100 99 98 98 97 96 99 97 88 98 98 99 99 95 34 34 35 35 35 34 34 90 93 63 70 73 7 70 71 71 71 62 71 65 57 67 67 70 65 69 70 73 59 70 71 61 55 77 65 57 71 70 73 71 61 71 63 95 95 95 95 101 101 101 101 39 Hostal Caf City .......................................... Hostal de Don Pedro ................................ Hostal del Centro ...................................... Hostal los Volcanes .................................. Hotel Antao ............................................. Hotel Casa Blanca .................................... Hotel Villa Toscana .................................... Marianas Petite Hotel .............................. Novohostal .................................................ANTIGUAAll Suites El Marqus ................................. A Place to Stay ............................................ Casa Familia Ovalle ................................... El Mesn de Mara ..................................... Hostal San Nicols .................................... Hostel La Sin Ventura ............................... Hotel Aurora ............................................... Hotel Camino Real .................................... Hotel Casa de las Fuentes ....................... Hotel Casa del Parque ............................. Hotel Casa Quinta .................................... Hotel La Real Plaza ................................... Hotel Mesn del Valle ............................. Hotel Palacio Chico ................................. Hotel Palacio Doa Beatriz .................... Hotel San Jorge ......................................... Hotel Mesn Panza Verde ....................... Hotel Panchoy ........................................... La Casa de Maco ....................................... Palacio de Doa Leonor Hotel .............. Posada El Antao ..................................... Posada El Ensueo .................................... Tabihouse ...................................................COBNCasa del Bosque ........................................ Hotel Posada Don Antonio ..................... Park Hotel ....................................................RO DULCEEl Tortugal ................................................... Hacienda Tijax ............................................ Hotel Catamaran ....................................... Balamya .................................................... Hotel Atitln .............................................. Hotel Dos Mundos (Pana) ....................... Hotel Fonda del Sol (Pana) ..................... Hotel Primavera ......................................... Hotel Rancho Grande Inn ........................ Hotel Real Santander ............................... Hotel Riva Bella ......................................... Hotel Utz Jay .............................................. Posada de Santiago (Santiago) .............. TOSA Resort & Spa ....................................EL PETNHotel Ecolgico y Rest. Mon ami ........... Posada del Cerro ....................................... PACIFIC COASTAsociacin Ola Verde ................................ Cafe Del Sol ................................................. Casa Bella ..................................................... Cayman Suites ............................................ Club Isleta de Gaia .................................... Hawaian Paradise ...................................... Hotel Dos Mundos ..................................... Hotel Honolulu ........................................... Hotel Pez de Oro ........................................ Hotel Villa Kairos ........................................ Johnnys Place ............................................ Playa Quilombo Eco-Hotel ......................QUETZ ALTENANGOCasa Doa Mercedes ................................GUATEMALA CITYCa De Fiori .............................................. Cheers ........................................................... Kloster .......................................................... Lai Lai ........................................................... Restaurante Altuna ................................... Trovajazz ..................................................... William Shakespeare Pub ........................LAKE ATITL NCaf Bombay ............................................... Club Ven Aca ............................................... Revue Online Business Directory Hundreds of Guatemalan websites are one click away... C JohnsonChief Designer Telephone: +1 555 5555 Email: c.johnson@com CasAntiguaSee our ad in Revue Telephone: 5555 5555 Email: casantigu@com Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs in my eld, since the payment is pure love. Mildred B. Vermont Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes, by dozens and hundreds. P lenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers and sisters, aunts and cousins, comrades and friends but only one mother in the whole world. Kate Douglas Wiggin110

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GUATEMALAADVERTISER INDEXDermologica ............................................... Dr. Carlos Quintero .................................... Dr. Milton Solis Plastic Surgery ............... Marena ......................................................... Milagro de la Selva .................................... Pediatrics: Dr. & Dra. Hernandez ............ANTIGUAAesthetic Medicine, Dra. Gonzlez ........ Ceiba Porta Hotel Spa ............................... Centro Visual G & G ..................................... Clinica y ptica Santa Luca ...................... Clinicas De La Cruz ..................................... Clnicas Ovalle .............................................. Clinica Santa Mara ..................................... Clnica Veterinaria El Arca ......................... David Elron, Massage ................................ Dermatologist Dr. Samayoa ...................... Dietetic Consultant .................................... Dr. Dennis Cuevas ....................................... Family Psychotherapist .............................. Gail Terzuola ................................................. Guatemala Medical Travel ......................... Hair & Nails Co. ............................................ Holistic Psychotherapy .............................. Hospital Privado Hermano Pedro ............ House of Health Sta. Luca ........................ Le Visage Cosmetology .............................. Maxillo Facial Centre .................................. Optyma Visin y Moda .............................. Skin Medika ................................................. Soldent .......................................................... Vet-Pro ..........................................................GUATEMALA CITYTrans Galgos ................................................ANTIGUAAntigua Tours ............................................... Filadela Coee Adventure ...................... Global Surf ................................................... IRC Travel ...................................................... Lax Travel ...................................................... Maya Trails ................................................... Monja Blanca ............................................... Rainbow Travel Center ............................... Tabarini Rent a Car ......................................MISC.Adrenalina Tours ......................................... Comunikar Technologies ......................... Exploring Guatemala ................................ Fish Guatemala (Parlama) ........................ La Reunion Golf Resort ............................. Rancho Carrillo ............................................ Transportes Tursticos Atitrans ................GUATEMALA CITY105 113 103 33 33 54 51 48 51 48 48 48 48 48 48 104 95 31 33 13 33 33 109 34 31 92 Angel Fire Kennels ...................................... 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