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FREE July 2008 Year 17, No. 5 Guatemalas English-language MagazineAvailable worldwide at www.revuemag.com FREE The Birth of a Telethon Guatemala Biodiesel Project The Convent of Santa Clara

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6 revuemag.com GUATEMALA El Lugar que siempre so en Panajachel El Lugar que siempre so en Panajachel Informacin y ventas: CALLE SANTANDER 3a av. 3-45, Z.2, Panajachel Tel: 7762-2921Anexo Hotel Real Santander, Local #4Garita de seguridad Muro frontal Calles pavimentadas Drenajes y abundante agua Cancha polideportiva reas verdes reas socialesEl Lugar que siempre so en Panajachel El Lugar que siempre so en Panajachel El Lugar que siempre so en Panajachel

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8 revuemag.com contents 34 54 101 106 108 110 111 112 113 10 13 14 16 18 21 26 60 104 112 124 122 123 124 8 34 38 45 56 64 84 48 78 96 114 117 118 134 REGIONS ON THE COVERDeadline for August JULY 10OTHER COUNTRIES DEPARTMENTSGuatemala City L a A ntigua L ake A titln Quetzaltenango Monterrico/Pacic Coast Ro Dulce E l Petn Cobn T ecpn Belize Honduras E l SalvadorAntigua Rooftops by Jordan Bankswww.sourceimages.co.ukT he Birth of a T elethon How Doa Chiqui and her Mercy Squad became a national phenom by Dwight Wayne Coop Rock On! The new Rocaventura room at the Childrens Museum in Guatemala City by Carlisle Johnson Guatemala Biodiesel Project Program to recycle used cooking oil as biodiesel fuel backed by 137 local businesses by Alejandro del Valle Moreno I Care, We Care for E ye Care Optical-health fair in Panajachel by Dwight Wayne Coop A wakened Sleeping Beauty History and restoration progress of the Convent of Santa Clara by Joy Houston, photos by Jack Houston Images of Reality Latest mural by artist Rosamara Pascual de Gmez by Joy Houston D ATEBOOK JUL Y Guide to culture and upcoming events compiled by Elizabeth Bell Mercedes Mejicanos T he Zen of Q & A by Dwight Wayne Coop Border Crossing Panajachel resident Stephanie Riegel by Dwight Wayne Coop T he Beauty Myth by Dr. Karmen Guevara E l Salvador T ravel The Comasagua Mountain Range by Miguel Araujo From the Publishers GUATEMALA CIT Y Services/Shopping Dining L odging LA ANTIGUA Services/Shopping Dining L odging SEC TIONS Health Funny Page T ravel Classieds Vet Q&A Real E state A dvertiser Index 10 14 16 18 21 104

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revuemag.com 9 English Sp ok en A mplio par queo H or ar io de 6 a 18 hor as v en tas@elmastil .c om www .elmastil .c om L a A n tigua G ua t emala

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10 revuemag.com FRO M T H E P UBL ISH E RS This months cover photo by Jordan Banks honors the city of La Anti gua Guatemala, once known as Santiago de los Caballeros de Guatemala. Celebrating its patron saint in July and the founding, as the third capital, of Spanish Guatemala, we are pleased to introduce a super-sized map for readers who pick up their Revue in La Antigua. For our readers everywhere, weve added extra pages to accommodate even more ar ticles; this months oering includes e Birth of a Telethon and how Fundabiem became a household word. e 2008 Tele thon will be broadcast on July 18 and 19. Rock On! brings good news to rock lovers of all ages because the Museo de los Nios in Guatemala City has opened a fascinating and permanent mining/rock exhibit. Next up is the La Antigua Biodiesel Proj ect that recycles used cooking oil for biod iesel fuel, followed by I Care, We Care for Eye Care spotlighting a massive ve-day optical-health fair in Panajachel. Were not done yet: the next installment in the La Antigua Ruins series, Awakened Sleep ing Beauty focuses on the history and resto ration of the Convent of Santa Clara; mean while, artist Rosamara Pascual de Gamz has nished her latest spectacular mural and you can read all about it in Images of Reality For Zen of fans, all things must come to an end, the Zen of Q and A is the second-to-the-last in this very popular series. As we are saddened by the loss, we cel ebrate the life of Stephanie Riegel, a Revue photo contributor and friend to many, in Border Crossing Dr. Karmen Guevara de bunks the Beauty Myth And, nally, we have the El Salvador Travel feature, e Comasagua Mountain Range We hope you enjoy this edition: with 20,000 in print monthly, it is also available worldwide online at www.revuemag.com JBT Guatemalas English-language Magazine publicidad@@revuemag.com GUATEMALA EL SALVADOR HONDURAS BELIZE Monthly circulation of the RE V UE magazine is 20,000 it 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. L a A ntigua Manager: Csar Tin Production Coordinator: Mercedes Mejicanos A dministrative Assistants: Alma Diaz Castillo Caterina Ibarra Systems & A ccounting: Jos Caal, Luis Jurez, Diego Alvarez Distribution: Csar Tin, Oscar Chacn, Luis Toribio Maintenance: Silvia Gmez, Irma Jimnez, Mara SolsOpinions or statements printed in the REVUE are not necessarily those of the publishers. We welcome your comments. Sales Representatives: Ivonne Prez, Mitzy Camposeco, Csar Tin, Denni Marsh, Fernando Rodas, Lucy Longo de Prez, Lena Johannessen, Antoine Britten Revue Webmaster: Rudy A. Girn Publishing Company: SAN J O AQUN P RO DUCCI O NE S S.A. Publishers / Managing E ditors: John & Terry Kovick Biskovich editor@revuemag.com Copy E ditor: Matt Bokor Sta Writer: Dwight Wayne Coop A rt Director / Graphic Design: Rudy A. Girn Photography: Csar Tin, Daniel Chang Proofreader/T ranslations: Michael Hopkins Contributing Photographers: Harris/Goller, Smith/Riegel, Club Fotogrco de Guatemala: www.clubfotograco.orgE VERY P AGE WORLDWIDE AT : www.revuemag.com RE V UE OFFIC E S : E L SAL V A DOR revue@navegante.com.sv E l Salvador Regional Manager: Lena Johannessen C ol. C entroamrica C alle San Salvador #202 Lena Johannessen TelFax: (503) 2260-7475, 2260-1825 C el: 7981-4517 G UATEMALA C I T Y A v. La Reforma 8-60, z.9, E dif. Galeras Reforma, 1 level, Of. #105 Tels: (502) 2331-7151, 2331-9340 C IUDAD SAN CRISTBAL : D enni Marsh TelFax: 2485-5039Printed by: PRINT STUDIO LA A NT I GUA ventas@revuemag.com (Central Oce) 4a calle oriente #23 PBX: (502) 7832-4619 /09 7832-8493 /94 /95 Fax: 7832-0767 B EL IZ E belize@revuemag.com Belize Regional Manager: Nadine Pedoe np6nadine@gmail.com TelFax: (501) 226-0069

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revuemag.com 11 CERUTTIMADE IN ITALY

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12 revuemag.com What is an Eggenberger? Ask that question in any other country, and people might think you refer to some new breakfast entre from McDonalds. And if you then ask, Who is Chiqui de Eggenberger? they might think you refer to the carhop or chica who lls your order for an Eggenberger with fries. But in Guatemala there is nothing funny about how tire merchant Blanca Lidia Hernndez de Eggenbergerher real namehas for 25 years helped the disabled poor of Guatemala to have it their way. Today Eggenberger, who looks a dozen years short of her real age, is president of the Foundation to Benet the Disabled. e organizations acronym, Fundabiem is a household word owing to its July telethon, Guatemalas biggest annual media event. For one weekend, national television hosts a marathon of entertaining pitches and programs, with peeks into a boiler room of volunteers working phones. Individuals normally pledge money while corporations donate logistic support and publicity. Eggenberger and her friends had no idea where it would lead when, in 1982, they began visiting the sick at the state-run Jorge Von Ahn Hospital. For this mercy squad of ve professional-class women, the idea was to honor a Biblical imperative to aid the least of these: feed the hungry, give drink to those who thirst, invite the stranger in, clothe the naked, and look after the sick and imprisoned. When we started the visits, she re calls, we found that everyone there needed something the hospital couldnt provide. Medicine, prosthesis, an operation, trans portation, or a simple ayuda (alm). Other patients got adequate treatment but re lapsed into disability because therapy was unavailable after discharge. In 1983, the women chipped in to estab lish the Casa Hogar Nio de Praga for dis abled orphan girls. e house was named for a famous statue of Jesus in Prague that was tossed into a rubble heap by Swedish raiders during the irty Years War (1618-48), only to be rediscovered and lovingly rehabilitat ed seven years later. At the hogar, ve girls live as sisters with a caretaker/houseparent. ey enter as unwanted children and leave as educated young ladies with a family to cheer them on. Some nd work at Funda biems headquarters in suburban Mixco, where ground was broken in 1989. at facility is today Central Americas premier therapy center, oering speech and physical therapy, hydrotherapy, spe cial ed, occupational training, counseling, nutrition and prenatal courses and more. e original mercy squad had by this time evolved into a foundation led by Chiqui de Eggenberger. e governing board sur prised her in 2000 by naming the facility in her honor. e Centro Blanca Lidia de Eggenberger was built with proceeds from the rst three teletones (1986-88). Today it is the events nerve center as the modern telethon plays out all over Guatemala.How Doa Chiqui and her Mercy Squad became a national phenomtext/photos by Dwight Wayne CoopThe Birth of aTELETHON

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revuemag.com 13 Eggenberger introduced the telethon concept after studying a Chilean model, the only one in Latin America. Today, however, Fundabiem executes the copied telethon and also boasts the regions larg est chain of therapy clinics under a single institution. In addition to Casa Hogar and Centro Eggenberger, there are nine other centros, 15 smaller clnicas and several once-a-week puestos ese currently serve about 6,500 pa tients, but the number actually helped is far higher. Patients families now have help with their burdens, and Fundabiems 186 minis tering angelscareer therapists, teachers, physicians, social workersget paid to do what they most love. Donors, too, benet because of Fundabiems nancial transpar ency; from inception, outside auditors have kept the books open to everyone. Unlike other people who dedicate their lives to personas discapacitadas such as co median Jerry Lewis and author Joni Erick son Tada, Eggenbergers background held few auspices. No one in her family suered disability. Nor were her parents and four siblings involved in the care or support of such people. Practically speaking, she recalls, op portunities to see them were rare, since in our society most families with disabled members keep them hidden from view. Such families deny that they have shut-in discapacitados. But when Chiqui Hernn dez and her siblings encountered such peo ple, they knew they were supposed to help and show respect. eres no dispossession so great as having nowhere or no one to turn to for help, she says, paraphrasing her idol, eresa of Calcutta. A new generation with this outlook can trace its origins to Chiquis discovery of Carlos Eggenberger at Rafael Landvar University. We were both studying economics, she says. He was a year ahead of me. But in all, circumstances were ideal for love. Two of the Eggenbergers three children remained in the United States after nishing college there. But they grew up watching us do what we could to expand Fundabiem. And they expe rienced the teletn as a busy holiday. Carlos Eggenberger today chairs the na tional Telethon which, along with dozens of local campaigns, generates the bulk of Funda biems support. e Eggenbergers son, Juan Carlos, also sits on the governing board. Eggenberger has won awards but refuses to list them. eyre not worth mentioning, because none compares with the best re wards we can receive, those from our Lord. She loves listening to Christian music and reading psalms, in particular Psalm 23, my motto for life. Apart from Fundabiem and her busi ness, Auto Servicios in Zone 3, Eggenberger makes time for her weekly Catholic prayer Eggenberger with the Teletn 2008 poster child (nio smbolo), Pablo Ruiz.

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14 revuemag.com group, and tries to make time for dancing and books; her favorite author is Garca Mrquez. But she has no plans to pen a book of her own on the ups and downs of leading the Foundation. eres really no story, she insists with straight-faced modesty, except that this had a tiny beginning and evolved into a na tional phenomenon. But not by my hand. Im only a partaker. Yet many doubt that Fundabiem would have emerged without her leadership in stincts, sense of timing, and media savvy. ese gifts played in tandem in 2006 when the Free Wheelchair Mission of California sought a partner to distribute 453 chairs to people who were both poor and unrespon sive to therapy. Fundabiem was not a logi cal partner, since its mission was betterment through therapy. e clinic directors had no lists of people who would never walk, be cause such people were not their patients. Nonetheless, Eggenberger ordered them to nd candidates, and in time wheelchairs were delivered with ceremony at each clin ic. Nearly 200 were given away in a single pop six weeks after the 2006 Telethon, in front of the National Palace. e venue and timing, Eggenberger explains, was key; just when thoughts of the telethon are fading whoa!heres Fundabiem, in the papers, doing something else. e future, Eggenberger hopes, will see more custom-built facilities on land owned by the foundation, like Escuintlas model center. More than half of the current fa cilities are in rented buildings, without a home of their own. If the 2008 telethon brings record proceeds, Eggenberger says, then some clnicas might become centros Other facilities might get hydrotherapy pools. Or new clnicas might open in com munities that never had one. And Guatemala, she notes, still lacks an ambulation lab, a battery of diagnostic equipment that could allow Fundabiem angels to anticipate latent disabilities with therapy. El Salvador, Panama and other countries smaller than Guatemala already have multiple ambulation labs. Cant we have just one? She also mentions the state of being auto sostenible i.e., generating prots that exceed expenses. Charities rarely achieve this, but Fundabiem has taken steps in that direction. Its occupational programs for the disabled (baking, computer education and computer repair) actually generate prots. But the bulk of revenues will continue to come through the telethon, raes and newer eorts like Makkis Kids, a spon sorship program anyone can aord to sup port (and named for Texan Maxine Big man, a former Panajachel resident). For under $6, a padrino can help Fundabiem by paying for a month of therapy for an impoverished patient. But all this is not about me or [Makki Bigman] or any other individual, Chiqui de Eggenberger asserts. God could have raised up another, just as easily. Chimaltenangos aging centro can be spotted on the La Antigua-Panajachel highway. The 2008 Telethon takes place on July 18-19Fundabiems website is www.fundabiem. org. To sponsor a patient go to www. guatemalagringo.com/MakkisKid

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revuemag.com 15 For obvious reasons history doesnt record when it all began. Maybe a caveman spotted a brightly colored stone while hunting for mammoths. Maybe a cavemom found a brightly colored pebble in a cavekids laundry. It is mankinds fascination with rocks, now brought to new heights in Guatemala City. In May of this year ocials opened the new permanent mining/rock exhibit at Gua temala Citys Childrens Museum (Museo de los Nios). Taking a page from San Francisco, Cali fornias pioneering Exploratorium Museum, Guatemala has created a hands-on, dont-wor ry-about-breaking-it exhibition showcasing Guatemalas mineral wealth. Imagine sitting on a moving mine cart, wearing, naturally, a mine safety vest, and having three dierent at screens around you transmitting interac tive lessons on Guatemalas mining industry. e museum has three stated objectives: world of rocks and minerals benets of mining in Guatemala sible mining, not only for the environment but also for society Sponsored by the Mining Trade Asso ciation, the Ministry of Energy and Mines, Montana Exploradora (gold), Gentrac, Mayaniquel, Cementos Progreso and CGN (nickel), the museums exhibit shows kids (and adults) how mined materials play an important role in daily lives in Guate mala. Its not just exotic minerals such as jade, gold and silver that are featured. How about Guatemalas zinc, the key ingredient in galvanized roong? Or Guatemalas clay, the key ingredient in the countrys distinc tive red roofs? Or, if you are a student and arent familiar with the role of gypsum, how about the fact that it is essentially synony mous with the chalk used on blackboards in classrooms? Its all there, handleable along with copper, quartz, calcite, volcanic rock and many of the other minerals that make Guatemala one of the worlds most geologically diverse countries. e permanent exhibit draws school children (and their cave dads and moms) from all over Guatemala. Public school children pay no entrance fee, while stu dents from private schools and individuals and families (discounted family passports are available) pay a modest fee, to ensure the museums sustainability, according to Mara Ins de la Torre, public relations di rector for the Museo de los Nios. e new exhibit is part ...continued on page 46e new Rocaventura room at the Childrens Museum in Guatemala City combines learning and fun with our fascination for rocks.by Carlisle Johnson gmg977@yahoo.com

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16 revuemag.com Left-Right: Mario Molina, Alejandro Del Valle Moreno, Nathalie Bosch, Isabel Ramrez and Rolando LpezThe Antigua Guatemala Biodie sel Project is the brainchild of a multi-talented group of young professionals working together to reduce pollution in La Antigua Guatemala. With nancial backing from the Swiss embassy in Guatemala, the project will involve res taurants, hotels and the general public of La Antigua to recycle used cooking oil as biodiesel fuel. Biodiesel has the same characteristics as diesel from petroleum but its combustion produces 87 percent fewer emissions. It lu bricates the engine and cleans the fuel in jection system, and the characteristic black exhaust soot is also eliminated. It functions cleanly and eciently in all diesel engines. Biodiesel is a renewable energy source, which is primarily derived from vegetable oils, such as sunower, palm, soybean pi n and corn. In April 2007 an agreement was signed between the municipality of La Antigua, the Swiss embassy in Guatemala and Ale jandro del Valle Moreno to begin a re newable energy project to benet the mu nicipality of La Antigua and the Hospital Hermano Pedro Social Works (Hospital de Obras Sociales del Hermano Pedro). Using by Alejandro del Valle Moreno translated by Michael Hopkins photos courtesy of Biodiesel Project FROM USED COOKING O IL TO BIO D I ESE L New program to recycle used cooking oil as biodiesel fuel backed by Swiss embassy and 137 local businesses.Antigua Guatemala Biodiesel Project

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revuemag.com 17 Adding biodiesel fuel for the rst time to a municipal truck Biodiesel produced in a lab: top layer is biodiesel, bottom layer is glycerolbiodiesel these two groups with quite dif ferent activities and goals are national and perhaps international models. e project has been structured with one-, veand 20-year goals, with each phase focusing on the processes and tech nology for producing and using this renew able energy. is project so far has the support of 137 restaurants and hotels in La Antigua and Guatemala City, which donate their used cooking oil. An average of 450 gallons per week are collected450 gallons per week that are not contaminating our waterways and aquifers. e production area is lo cated in Florencia Ecological Park (Parque Ecolgico Florencia) at Km. 21.5 on the highway to La Antigua. is area is open to the public to educate and motivate Gua temalans to become involved in producing and using renewable energies. is is how an idea becomes a reality for people seeking solutions to environ mental problems. We are especially grate ful to the business people and other par ticipants who have believed in our project. ank you! And we hope to count on your permanent support. MAK E A D ONATION! To make a donation, to sell used cook ing oil or for more information, call Ale jandro del Valle Moreno at 5104-8376, by e-mail avalle@biospera.com or visit www.biopersa.com

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18 revuemag.comMost of those who came to Gua temalas grandest-ever eye jor nada were born in a war zone or in its cooling aftermath. Some were refugees daring to re-don traditional garb that was once considered subversive. Some had rarely even seen eyeglasses, much less seen through them; the eye-tingling splen dor of the Western Highlands was for them as much a blur as had been, for years, the hope of peace. Peace has its dividends, and war, its lev ies; one levy was a stunt on progress so acute that in 2006, 10 years after the close of the 35-year civil conict, all of Solol province lacked a single optometrist. Today there are four and, for one week in April, triple that. ey, and a company of other volunteers, brought light into eyes dimmed by war and its lingering privations. One did not need a months wagesnor even a minutesto own glasses. e health-fair idea began with Dr. Patri cia Cole, headmistress of Panajachels exper imental Chinimay school, and her friend, Chicago optometrist Philip Ortiz. Dr. Ortiz is the co-founder of ICareInternational, a California-based foundation that dispatches optometrists, surgeons, support personnel and mounds of eyeglassesto wherever they are needed in Latin America. Trip organizer Lance Kinney, who chronicles ICare missions with his camera, was personally recruited by Ortiz while do ing contract work on the latters house. I asked Phil what he did. When he told me about his ICare teams, I enlisted. Like ev eryone else, Kinney had to travel light to Guatemala in order to leave room for his share of glasses. Social worker Dave McClure, a 20-year veteran of ICare jornadas, was another personal convert. I grew close to Phil, my own optometrist, after getting a cornea transplant. I discovered that he was making these trips on his own nickel, helping peo ple who otherwise had no hope of seeing well. So I started going along. McClures role is operating a gadget that identies the parameters of donated eyeglasses. ICare collects tens of thousands each year, more than they can give away. Some come through the Goodwill and the Salva tion Army; others are seconds, discontin ued styles, or blems (perfectly function ing frames with minor aws). e average retail for eyeglasses is $150, says Daves wife, Colleen. But on this trip weve given away Christian Dior, Prada, Calvin Klein and the like, for which the frames alone cost $400. Colleens coworker, Laura Gekeler, says the important thing is seeing joy spread over the face of someone whos seeing well for the rst time in yearsor the rst time everwhatever the frames are worth. e volunteers have seen people marvel at see ing things like clouds for the rst time. In addition to prescription glasses, sun glasses and reading glasses were given out. eyll help farmers who toil at high alti tudes, Dave says, where ultraviolet radiation I Care, We Care for Eye Careby Dwight Wayne CoopMassive ve day optical-health fair in Panajachel brings an eye-opener for 1,800 vision-impaired locals

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revuemag.com 17is intense. He adds that reading glasses were also given to women who cannot read but have to thread needles for their livelihoods. Every volunteer could recall memorable cases. Optometrist Chuck Tribbey treated a child who could resolve nothing beyond her arms length. And there was a teacher who was so farsighted, I dont know how she was able to teach. Both were helped. Megan Chilton, majoring in international relations, noted that kids and adults are always happy with their glasses. eyre not self-conscious. But teenagers often are, and weve seen some reject free glasses because theyre too big. eyll settle for a smaller, better-looking pair, even if the prescription is a little o. For unlettered patients, Chiltons eye-chart station featured charts of arrows, ngers, pitchforks and high-pitched houses all pointing in a cardinal direction. Ron and Michelle Reed, an Illinois couple helping out with logistics, recounted one case that needed a second take. An elderly gentleman received his rst-ever glasses, Ron says, but seemed disappointed as he left. He returned the next day with a letter typed by his son, saying that the glasses gave him headaches and eyeburn. Sure enough, Michelle says, they werent at all in line with his exam results. So we found some that were. ey were huge and ugly. But this time the guy left happy and excited. High-school seniors Danny Brooks, Matt Margolis and Stephanie Riley, manning the autorefraction station, were touched by 7-year-old Madaln. She was so thrilled with us, and her glasses, Margolis says, that she adopted us and hung out with us for most of a day. She went around hugging the volunteers, Riley adds. Brooks ...continued on page 120 Dave McClure and Helena Rigby share an eyeopening moment with a rst-time eyeglass owner Dr. Phil Ortiz of Chicago, co-founder of ICareInternational, discusses eye care with a patient Dr. Cay gives eye exam to a young patient

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18 revuemag.com The ruins of the Convent of Santa Clara on 2a avenida at 6a calle in La Antigua Guatemala, present to the visitor today a mere illusion of the colonial convent. In the 1940s debris was cleared and bougainvillea plantede present overall appearance, though very attractive indeed, is hardly what the cloister looked like in the 18th century, wrote Sidney Markman ( Colo nial Architecture of Antigua 1966). Santiago de Los Caballeros, now La An tigua, already had seven monasteries and three convents for women in 1693, when li cense was granted for founding the Clarisas order in Guatemala. Although this was get ting expensive for the town, the Franciscans had processed the paperwork, and the bishop himself sent an envoy to Mexico to advocate for approval. He then poured all his energies into bringing to a happy nish the organiza tion of the new monastic order, according to Valentin Abascal ( Santiago de Los Cabal leros de Goathemala 1961). Such enthusiasm seems curious compared to the struggles of some earlier orders to establish themselves in the seat of the Spanish Kingdom. It might have had something to do with the donation of houses and a large piece of prime property by a wealthy, widowed noblewoman, who left everything she had for an endowment to maintain the order. e enthusiasm continued. Six Clarisa nuns left Puebla, Mexico in October 1699 to head for Guatemala, and in December an ocial delegation ushered them from Patzn to the convent of La Concepcin, founded by nuns from Mexico more than 100 years before, to await ceremonious installation in by Joy Houston photos by Jack HoustonAwakened Sleeping Beauty Awakened Sleeping Beauty The public entered through Baroque doorways on the west side of the convent church.

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revuemag.com 19 temporary housing of their own convent in January. Five nuns, one having died in the meantime, and two novices were received with great jubilation, joy of reworks and ringing of bells, wrote Abascal. Construction of a facility for 46 nuns, as allotted by the order, began in 1703 and was ready in 1705. ere were rooms for a novi tiate and, according to books of the munici pality, the convent also served for reclusion of women processed for grave misdeeds. (Abascal) e church, funded by the bishop himself, was completed in 1715. en disaster struck. Damage by earthquake in 1717 sent the nuns to Comalapa for 17 years waiting for repairs. Original construction had only taken two years. True, repair and rebuilding were going on all over town, putting a strain on resources of every kind. Also true, lands belonging to the Clarisas had been damaged, cutting their income. But, interestingly, a request in 1721 to found the Capuchin convent, believed impossible due to the major rebuilding, was approved in 1725. e request was made by the same bishop who had supported the Clarisas and was perhaps dealt with urgently. He died the same year. Repairs began in 1723, then stalled. Pleas for funding on behalf of the Clarisas were sent to the king, and construction resumed. Again, it could have something to do with a private donation, which had become a familiar refrain. Although records are unclear, there may have been plans for expansion even before 1717, which could also explain the delay. e nal convent was considerably larger than the original, indicating complete reconstruction. e spacious facility seen today suggests comfortable rooms for the nuns and a plan that protected their reclusion. e cold but blackened chimney of the kitchen and stone benches of the dining room testify to the life that was there. An empty window seat may have been enjoyed by a long-ago nun, looking out to gardens that lined the east side of the arcaded cloister. e church formed the west wall. Deli-Elegant plaster molding lls the faade of the Santa Clara Convent Church

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20 revuemag.com Enclosed nuns passage along church nave protected seclusion for access to church and entrances to confessionals Window seat looked on to east convent gardencate plaster curls ll the elegant faade on the south and hug the angel-occupied niches. Such artistry surely was not meant to be hidden behind a convent reclusion wall, but thats what happened. More likely, it was meant to crown a ne, open front plaza that extended south to 7a calle, toward the San Francisco Church a stones throw to the southeast. Whoops! According to a letter dated April 1733, changes were made to answer conventual complaints that grave errors had been committed in the construction of the church. (Markman) e unnecessary door in that faade was sealed, which provided a lower as well as an upper choir for the nuns, and an octagonal window inserted instead. e nuns entered directly from the cloister, from an enclosed corridor that ran alongside the nave on the east. e corridor also had entries to ve con fessionals built into the walls of the church. Typical of convent churches, two main entrance doors were cut into the west, side wall of the church. e elaborate Baroque helps to break the austerity of the stone veneer and false mortar, a style used also on the City Hall. Excitement returned for inauguration of the new church in 1734, with a procession that included the new bishop, the town council, royal representatives, nobles and religious congregations. e Franciscans were followed by the Mercedarians, carrying the image of Santa Clara with the royal eagle in her hands. But even the smart, earthquake-resistant, squatty columns couldnt protect the Santa Clara Convent from catastrophe again in 1773. e nuns ed their convent, having had enough of earthquakes, and re-estab lished themselves in the new capital of Gua temala City three years later. Private construction in 1800 usurped the front plaza of the abandoned ...continued on page 84

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revuemag.com 21 Victory! One can almost hear the exuberant burst of Handels Hallelujah Chorus at rst view of the new mural in San Francisco el Grande Church in La Antigua Guatemala. e condently outstretched arms of Jesus Christ emerged from the empty burial crypt upstage those of current political or Olympic races. e water that ows to the pool below represents life, explains artist Rosamara Pascual de Gmez. e monstrance stands boldly as the sacramental presence. Another mural in the church by the artist illustrates the life of Saint Francis of Assisi. A third work by Rosamara in La Antigua, in the church of San Pedro Apstol, portrays the social work begun by Saint Hermano Pedro in the 17th century and the work today that follows his example. e new work, titled e Resurrection, hangs in the front south chapel directly opposite the chapel and tomb where the remains of the saint rest. When Father Damin Muratori commissioned the work in December 2007, he requested a modern mural, one that speaks of reality today. e theme was to be victory of life over death and the triumph of good over evil, but always in the present context. I did not know if I could accomplish that, reects Rosamara. I stared at the empty canvas prayerfully and decided I just had to plunge in and start! Given the theme, It would be great to have it for Easter, she thought. So she did the math and gave herself two weeks for each section. e work was unveiled on Palm Sunday. Four scenes full of Guatemala color support the dominant, ...continued on page 110Images of Reality by Joy Houston

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26 revuemag.com Please submit your DATEBOOK entry for the August 2008 edition of the REVUE by Friday, July 11 JULY Guide to culture & upcoming events Compiled by Elizabeth Bell & Mercedes Mejicanos 3 urs., 6:30pm (Spanish) CONFER ENCE : El juego de la pelota Maya by Ramzy R. Barrios. Q20/Q10 students. Museo Popol Vuh (tel: 2338-7896) Universidad Francisco Marro qun, 6a calle nal, z.10, Guatemala City .4 Fri., 8pm MUSIC : Classic guitar concert by Guatemalan artist Mario Bautista. Q30. El Sitio (tel: 7832-3037) 5a calle poniente #15, La Antigua .5 Sat., 7pm ART : Santera an exhibit of engrav ings by Alejandro Leal. Free. El Sitio (tel: 7832-3037) La Antigua .10 urs., 6pm (Spanish, subtitles in English) FILM : Ritual terminal, directed by Oscar Urrutia (Mexico). Q15. El Sitio (tel: 7832-3037) 5a calle poniente #15, La Antigua .9 Wed., 5pm ART : A or de tierra by artist Marie Noelle Fontan, mixing plants, owers and organic materials. Galera Panza Verde (7832-2925) 5a av. sur #19, La Antigua 7 Mon., through Sat., 12th ART : Kosta Boda by Sweden artists. El Attico (tel: 2368-0853) 4a av. 15-45, z. 14, Guatemala City 8 Tues., 7pm ART : Transiciones oil and acrylics exhibition & sale by 25 artists; proceeds benet Patronato Femenino de la Liga contra el Cncer (Womens league against cancer). Lobby de Anacaf, 5a calle 0-50, z. 14, Guatemala City .8 Tues., 5:30pm (English) TALK : What does fair trade signify to rural communities in Guatemala? chaired and translated by Tom Triglone, a volunteer working with these groups and others in the commercialization of fair-trade products in Guatemala. Donation Q25. Rainbow Caf (tel. 7832-1919) 7a av. sur #8, La Antigua 5 Sat., 2pm (Spanish) TALK/DEMON STRATION: Los benecios de la relajacin combinado con productos naturales (combination of tea and massages). Bring a poncho and sports clothing. Museo Miraores (tel: 2470-3415) 7a calle 21-55, zona 11, Guatemala City S 6 13 20 27 W 2 9 16 23 31 S 5 12 19 26 F 4 11 18 25 T 3 10 17 24 T 1 8 15 22 29 M 7 14 21 28 DateBook

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revuemag.com 27 DATEBOOK Revue is not responsible for event cancellations or date/time changes.12 Sat., 9am-4pm DEMOCRATS ABROAD GUATEMALA: Voter Regis tration Day for US citizens. Register for your ab sentee ballot for the November 4th presidential election. Conexion (John Chudy: 7832-4581/ democratsabroad_guate@yahoo.com) 4a calle oriente #14, La Antigua 17 urs., 8pm MUSIC : Concierto de Gala by Orquesta Sinfnica Nacional. Seats Q30 & Q50. Centro Cultural Miguel ngel Asturias (2232-4041 ext. 239) 24 calle 3-81, z. 1, Guatemala City .17 urs., urs., 31st ART : Susentris mo latest paintings by Quetzaltenango artist Werner Vsquez. El Attico (tel: 2368-0853) 4a av. 15-45, z. 14, Guatemala City .15 Tues., 5:30pm (English) TALK : Life in Guatemala: Brief history and current conditions by Sue Patterson, a US foreign service ocer, former US consul, founder and executive director of WINGS, a non-prot dedicated to reproductive health and family planning. Donation Q25. Rainbow Caf (tel: 7832-1919) 7a av. sur #8, La Antigua 18 Fri., 8pm (English) THEATER : A Night at the Improv Antigua II : Live sketches, comedy monologue directed by Bob Polakoski. Q35 El Sitio (tel: 7832-3037) 5a calle poniente #15, La Antigua 19 Sat., 1pm MUSIC : Live marimba concert, organized and produced by Fabuestereo. Centro Cultural Miguel ngel Asturias (tel: 2232-4041 ext. 239) 24 calle 3-81, z. 1, Guatemala City .19 Sat., 7pm ART : Fracta luz paintings by artist Victor Hugo Valenzuela. El Sitio (tel: 7832-3037) 5a calle poniente #15, La Antigua 20 Sun., 11am MAGIC SHOW : Magia y ventrlocuo ; enjoy fun and fantasy with magician Renzo. Q15. Museo Miraores (tel: 2470-3415) 7a calle 21-55, z.11, Guatemala City .11 Fri., 8am PARADE : Contestants vying for the title of Seorita Antigua parade in horse carriages from the Pensativo stadium to Central Park; 7pm PARTY: Presentation of candidates and dancing to the music of Grupo Elite. Q25. Saln Csar Braas, 5a calle poniente #44-A, La Antigua .18 Fri., 7pm EVENT : Velada de eleccin seorita Antigua the crowning of Miss Antigua 2008. Saln Csar Braas, 5a calle poniente #44-A, La Antigua Learn from the experts how to arrange owers; Q480 per person. For detailed information, tel: 5354-4640. Hotel Soleil, La Antigua 20 Sun., 6pm La magia del diseo with Llum Benedicto and Jaime Piol Beltrn from the Catalonian oral art school. 21 Mon., 5-7pm Naturaleza y fantasa by Kike Len from Escuela-taller Kike Len. 21 Mon., 7:30-9:30pm El diseo en su esplendor by Silvano Erba from Escuela Federori (Italy). 22 Tues., 4-6pm El cielo es el lmite by Jean Michel Janvier from Escuela Ploriform (France). DATEBOOK HIGHLIGHT

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28 revuemag.com DATEBOOK 25 Fri., 6pm MUSIC : Msica y folklore including Dances of the Cofrada de San tiago and the Dance of el Cristo Negro in cel ebration of the 484th anniversary of the found ing of Guatemalas rst Spanish city, La Villa de Santiago de Iximch, in 1524. Free. Central Park, Palacio Municipal de Tecpn, Tecpn .26 Sat., 6pm (Spanish) CONFER ENCE : Charlas Magistrales with historian Lic. Miguel lvarez on the architectural and historical value of the rst cathedral in Guatemala, the San Francisco de Ass, and the founding of the rst Spanish city in Guatemala in 1524. Also, a talk by historian Ofelia de Len on Customs and Traditions Live music by the folkloric group Sol Andino de Tecpn. Free. Palacio Municipal de Tecpn, Tecpn 26 Sat., 7pm DANCE : Presentation of the Ballet Nacional de Guatemala. Centro Cultural Miguel ngel Asturias (2232-4041 ext. 239) 24 calle 3-81, z. 1, Guatemala City .26 Sat., 3:30pm (Spanish) FILGUA Conference: Guatemala: linaje, racismo y genocidio written by Marta Casas de Arz. Parque de la Industria, 8a calle 2-33, z. 9, Guatemala City .26 Sat., 11am (Spanish) MAYAN VIDEOS : Discover more about Quirigu, Candelaria caves and Joyanc. Q15. Museo Miraores (tel: 2470-3415) 7a calle 21-55, z.11, Guatemala City .26 Sat., 5pm MU SIC : Bewitched an opera recital featuring Karin Rademann (sopra no), Hugo Arenas (piano) and Hctor Palomo (tenor). Q50. El Sitio (tel: 7832-3037) 5a calle poniente #15, La Antigua 27 Sun., 12 noon FESTIVAL : Ma rimba concert and presentation of the Ballet Folklrico to accompany the 3rd food festival of Tecpn; buet lunch at the Hotel Albergues de Tecpn. Q50. Hotel Albergues de Tecpn (7840-3863) carretera Interameri cana Km 89, Tecpn 23 Wed., 9:30am ART : Multitudes by Ricardo Silva. Galera El Tnel (tel. 2367-3266) Plaza Obelisco 16 calle 1-01, zona 10, Guatemala City 25 Fri. HOLIDAY : Da de Santiago (St. Jamess Day) honoring the patron saint of La Antigua Guatemala. Many banks and gov ernmental oces will be closed; there will be a procession and cultural festivals throughout the month. e Municipality of La Antigua oers a special program which is available from the sec retary, located on the steps to the second oor of the City Hall Palace, Central Park, La Antigua .22 Tues., 5:30pm (English) TALK : Ni os autistas (autistic children), in collaboration with Escuela Pablito Ruiz, highlighting a new organization committed to helping these children who rarely receive special attention. Donation Q25. Rainbow Caf (tel. 7832-1919) 7a av. sur #8, La Antigua FILGUA 2008 e much anticipated annual international book fair, July 25 to August 3 will be held at the Parque de la Industria, 8a calle 2-33, z. 9, Guatemala City ; activities include the International Central American Literature Conference the Writers Meeting a Childrens Literature Symposium book presentations, storytellers, poetry, music and much more. e fair is open from 9am-8pm, admission: adults, Q5; children, Q1; student groups (public and private ), free. Note additional information on page 22.DATEBOOK HIGHLIGHT

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revuemag.com 29 DATEBOOK WEEKLY EVENTS WEEKLY EVENTS Please submit your DATEBOOK entry for the August 2008 edition of the REVUE by Friday, July 11 Revue is not responsible for event cancellations or date/time changes.28 Mon., 3:30pm (Spanish) FILGUA Literature: ree Salvadoran writers present their books, Trece, Los locos mueren de viejos and El sueo de Mariana Parque de la Industria, 8a calle 2-33, z. 9, Guatemala City .27 Sun., 5pm (Spanish) FILGUA -Lit erature: Intersecciones y transgresiones, propuestas para una historiografa literaria en Centroamrica Tomo I de Historia de las literaturas centroamericanas Parque de la Industria, 8a calle 2-33, z. 9 Guatemala City .29 Tues., 3:30pm FILGUA -Poetry: Canto palabra from Pablo Glaciar. Parque de la Industria, 8a calle 2-33, z. 9, Gua temala City .29 Tues., 5:30pm TALK : Educarte a local and independent non-prot organization that runs a primary school in Ciudad Vieja. Its goal is to build a better future for Guatemalas poorest children. Donation Q25. Rainbow Caf (tel. 7832-1919) 7a av. sur #8, La Antigua 31 urs., 5pm FILGUA -Literature: Ro mualdo, cuentos, cuenterailes y cuenteretes, Eduardo Villatoro. Parque de la Industria, 8a calle 2-33, z. 9, Guatemala City .31 urs., 6pm MOVIE : (English, subtitles in Spanish) Un da sin mexicanos directed by Sergio Arau (Mexico). Q15. El Sitio (tel: 7832-3037), La Antigua .Mondays, 7:30pm MUSIC : Kenny Molina hosts Open Mike Free. La Pea de Sol Latino (tel: 7882-4468) 5a calle poniente #15-C, La Antigua .Mondays, 7pm MAYAN HISTORY FLICKS : 7th Lost Worlds: Palenque ; 14th Engineering an Empire, e Maya: Death Empire ; 21st Where Did It Come From? e An cient Maya: Tools of Astronomy ; 28th Where Did It Come From? e Ancient Maya: Power Centers Free. Mesn Panza Verde (tel: 7832-2925) 5a av. sur #19, La Antigua .Mondays, 7:30pm MUSIC : Don Ramiro will serenade you with some beautiful Latin folk music. Free. Rainbow Caf (tel: 7832-1919) 7a av. sur #8, La Antigua .Tuesdays, noon (English) EXPATRI ATES DISCUSSION : Share information about living in Guatemala, volunteer opportunities, real estate, banking, security, activities, etc. Free. La Pea de Sol Latino (tel: 7882-4468) 5a calle poniente #15-C, La Antigua .Tuesdays, 6pm BENEFIT SLIDE SHOW : Antigua: Behind the Walls with a one-hour slide show by Elizabeth Bell. Q30, benets educational program. Fusion Restaurant & Bar (tel: 4144-0171) 1a calle poniente #9), La Antigua .Mondays, from 8-10pm LIVE MUSIC : Monday is Blues Night Free. La Cueva Panza Verde (7832-2925) 5a av. Sur #19, La Antigua Tuesdays, 7:30pm MUSIC : Ramiro performs trova Cubana. Free. La Pea de Sol Latino (tel: 7882-4468) 5a calle poniente #15-C, La Antigua Thursdays, 7:30pm MUSIC : Son de La Antigua will light up your night. Free. Rainbow Caf (tel. 7832-1919) 7a av. Sur #8, La Antigua .Wednesdays, 7:30pm MUSIC : Open Mike Night hosted by Juan-Jo and friends. A complimentary drink for performers. Free. Rainbow Caf (tel. 7832-1919), La Antigua

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46 revuemag.com GUATEMALA CITY LL odging Rocaventura cont. from page 13of the overall Childrens Museum, located on 5a calle 10-00, zone 13 in Guatemala City (tels. 2475-5076 to 79), a street increasingly known as Museum Row, housing also the national museum of archaeology and anthropology. e overall museum also features hands-on, Guatemala-specic exhibits. Did you ever stand in a small house, push a button and trigger a Richter-5.5 earthquake as part of learning what to do and what not to do during Guatemalas infrequent shakes? And then build your own house anti-seismically? Where does Guatemalas trash go? Where does the water come from? eseand a scaled-down city road scene where kids drive cars and are cited by po lice for infractionsare all part of the airy museum complex. e name of the scaled down city? Of course, it is Chiquitenango. Adjacent to a Pollo Campero on Museum Row, there is ample parking. e museum is open Monday through ursday from 0800 to 1200 and again from 1300 to 1700; Fridays the same schedule until 1800; and Saturdays and Sundays from 1000 to 1330 and 1430 to 1800. Professional guides shepherd visitors through the complexs 30 exhibits, and since it is just ve minutes from the international airport, a trip to the museum is an ideal complement to a trip to La Aurora International to pick up or drop o a passenger, or a way to pass time productively in the event of a ight delay. By the way, I am indebted to Dr. Sam Bonis, a geologist who has worked all over Guatemala for 51 years, for the answer to this tantalizing question. What is Guatemalas most valuable rock/mineral? e answer, and surprisingly enough shiploads are going to the United States: gravel. e entire magazine at www.revuemag.comA favor is never so long-lived as a grudge. free transport dos lunas airport Guest House Bed & Breakfast 1 minute from the Intl. Airport21 calle 10-92, Z. 13, Aurora II, Guatemala City tels: 2261-4248, 2261-4337, 5573-0263, info@hoteldoslunas.com www.hoteldoslunas.com $10 p/p + TAX Fortuna Royal21 luxury suites bar restaurant caf parking business center Allow us the pleasure of serving you. In the heart of the Historical CenterHotel 8a av. 12-11 zona 1, Guatemala City TelFax: 2220-7339, 2220-7351 www.hotelhollywoodplaza.com A family atmosphere in the center of the city. SUITES ALTAMIRA13 calle 6-20, zona 9, Guatemala City Tel: 2332-3955 /6 Fax: 2332-133614 equipped apartments 1 to 4 occupancy Housekeeping/laundry service Secure parking Cable TV & Internet available Credit cards o.k. Near airport and zona viva 6 comfortable rooms (single: $30) Hot water, cable TV, internet, parking, security, cafeteria, family ambience5a calle 3-36, zona 1, Guatemala City Tel: 5510-8392 www.casadelosnazarenos.comCasa de los Nazarenos2 blocks from Central Park, right in the Historic CenterHotel Casa de los Nazarenos Hotel 6a av. 20-53, z. 13, Aurora II Tels: 2261-4181, 2261-4419, 4212-5896 infogt@hhpedro.com www.hhpedro.com1 minute from airport. $10 p/p +tax FREE TRANSPORT: Airport/Hostal/Airport hostal bed & breakfast

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60 revuemag.com by Dwight Wayne Coopmaddogwriter@yahoo.com.sg The Zen ofQ and ACARTOON BY DWIGHT WAYNE COOPPeriodically, I remind readers that the study of English is a proposition at least as zenny as the study of Spanish. ink, for instance, how contest can mean one thing as an adjective and something else as a noun. And once the poor student of English grasps this, he must next distinguish adjective from noun by stressing the correct syllable, with no help from spelling. Other wise, he will sound o-key as the emcee of the school talent kuhn-TEST Not only that, but contest is a false cognate of contestar which is accordingly false for us. To contest a will (for instance) is disputar el testamento OK, so what does contestar itself mean? Surprisingly, it is one of many nuanced words for to reply/respond/answer. Responder also exists, but is apparently fa vored for verbal responses as opposed to reac tions. e kind of responding that a formerly comatose patient does is reaccionar which also works for reacting from provocacin Contestar seems preferred to responder when the reply is connected with obligation, or even duress. Responder is better for lighter or voluntary replies, such as answering email or raising your hand in class. Contestar overlaps with contradecir which means what it looks like (to contradict). But is also that thing which I dare never do with my mother-in-law: to talk back (although, as a former snotnose, I practiced amply with school principals, to the point of achieving expert status). Now this clutch of verbs (contestar, responder, reaccionar, disputar, contradecir, etc.) looks daunting. Happily, a single word, respuesta works for all of them as the associated noun ( reaccin, solucin and other answer words tend to closely and blessedly mirror their English cognates). A respuesta can be an answer in any context. e only noun Ive ever personally confused it with is repuesto meaning replacement part. But even a repuesto can be a respuesta to a question about a broken appliance. I remember which is which by recalling that answer and respuesta both have s as the third letter, whereas repuesto and replacement dont. So much for answering; what about questioning? ere is interrogar which, like its English cognate, is about questioning with some compulsion; in the Q and A equation, it is opposite to contestar. Preguntar is the main verb for questioning and asking (unless you are asking for or requesting, in which case you need pedir ). A two-edged modismo is preguntar por which means both to ask about/after (as in Pepe pregunt por ti ) and to ask to see or speak to someone after the phone or door

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revuemag.com 61 Swimsuits Sunglasses Jeans Accessories Mens clothing SServices S S hopping An N TIgu GUAis answered (as in Siempre preguntbamos por Pepe en la cantina ). I doubt that this phrase existed a century ago; perhaps it is Spanglish that entered the language proper, courtesy of some underqualied translator; consequently, preguntar is beginning to overlap with pedir. Hacerle una pregunta however, was probably around before the Moors invaded Spain around 700 AD. It means to pose or ask a question. Le hice al Seor Mago unas preguntas de la gravedad. (I asked Mr. Wizard some questions about gravity). Obviously, then, pregunta is the associated noun. It is indeed the usual word for question, but Ive noticed that the word for doubt, duda often works for questions. If you hear someone say, Tengo unas dudas, its likely a polite request for clarication. If accepted, a series of questions ( dudas ) will ensue. Its not, as it potentially is in English, a challenge to the person addressed, as when the prosecutor said, You mean to tell me, Joey, that you dont know Amy Fisher? I have some doubts! For Star trek Siglo 30 fans, the zenny translation of Captain Kirks I want some answers! includes no answer word, but a question word: Tengo algunas dudas! e noun cuestin exists, but is limited to questions requiring solutions rather than replies, such as philosophical or political riddles, or child custody disputes. La cuestin de los curdos (the Kurdish Question). And Its a question of translates straightforwardly as Es una cuestin de ( per severencia, tiempo etc.). In the Internet age, Spanish, English and other major languages converge in FAQ One question that I like to pretend is a FAQ is Will Zen of continue? e respuesta is in next months Revue.

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78 revuemag.com Confused friend A man had been drinking at the bar for hours when he mentioned something about his girlfriend being out in the car. e bartender, concerned because it was so cold, went to check on her. When he looked inside the car, he saw the mans friend, Dave, and his girlfriend kissing one another. e bartender shook his head and walked back inside. He told the drunk that he thought it might be a good idea to check on his girlfriend. e fellow staggered outside to the car, saw his buddy and his girlfriend kissing, then walked back into the bar laughing. Whats so funny? the bartender asked. at stupid Dave! the fellow chortled, Hes so drunk, he thinks hes me! Too much information A police ocer pulled over a driver and informed him that because he was wearing his seat belt, he had just won $5,000 in a local safety competition. What are you going to do with the prize money? the ocer asked. e man responded, I guess Ill go to driving school and get my license. At that moment, his wife, who was seated next to him, chimed in, Ocer, dont listen to him. Hes a smart aleck when hes drunk. is woke up the guy in the back seat, who, when he saw the cop, blurted out, I knew we wouldnt get far in this stolen car. Just then, there was a knock from the trunk and a voice asked, Are we over the border yet? Subject: Exercise for Older Adults Begin by standing on a comfortable surface where you have plenty of room at each side. With a 5-pound potato sack in each hand, extend your arms straight out from your sides and hold them there as long as you can. Try to reach a full minute, and then relax. Each day, youll nd that you can hold this position for just a bit longer. After a couple of weeks, move up to 10-lb potato sacks. en try 50-lb potato sacks and then eventually try to get to where you can lift a 100-lb potato sack in each hand and hold your arms straight for more than a full minute. After you feel condent at that level, put a potato in each of the sacks. Missing chatterbox On a rural road a state trooper pulled a farmer over and said: Sir, do you realize your wife fell out of the car several miles back? To which the farmer replied: ank God, I thought I had gone deaf! Cute kid A woman gets on a bus with her baby. e bus driver says: ats the ugliest baby Ive ever seen. Ugh! e woman goes to the rear of the bus and sits down, fuming. She says to a man next to her: e driver just insulted me! e man says: You go right up there and tell him o go ahead, Ill hold your monkey for you. Bedside Manners Susies husband had been slipping in and out of a coma for several months. ings looked grim, but she was by his bedside every single day. One day as he slipped back into consciousness, he motioned for her to come close to him. She pulled the chair close to the bed and leaned her ear close to be able to hear him. You know he whispered, his eyes lling with tears, you have been with me through all the bad times. When I got red, you stuck right beside me. When my business went under, there you were. When we lost the house, you were there. When I got shot, you stuck with me. When my health started failing, you were still by my side. And you know what? What, dear? she asked gently, smiling to herself. I think youre bad luck. FUNN UNN Y PAG AG E How lazy is he? My son is so lazy he wont empty the trash in the computer recycle bin! e dancing elephant Try to count the number of his legs

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revuemag.com 79 Dining ANTIGUANo statue has ever been erected to the memory of a person who let well enough alone. Many a man who gives until it hurts is extremely sensitive to pain. Mon-Thur 6pm-1am, Fri-Sun1pm-1am (closed Tues) (next to Hotel Antigua) TelFax: 7832-7370 lavineria@conexion.com.gt www.laantiguavineria.comYOU WONT BELIEVE IT! SABOR ITALIANO TRADICIN ITALIANA Final Calzada Santa Luca Sur #7 La Antigua Tel: 7832-7242The taste of Lvingston in AntiguaLive Garfuna music Thurs, Fri & Sat. Tapado Rice & Beans Caldo de Mariscos THE BEST SEAFOOD IN TOWN 5a av. sur #14, La Antigua 7882-4075 Reasonable prices. Beef, Salmon, Jumbo Prawns, Quail, Salads, Soups, Pasta Hearty French DishesLive Music: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday BREAKFAST LUNCHES DINNER HEALTHY FOOD

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82 revuemag.com ANTIGUA Dining Daily: 8am-11pm Corner of 6a calle & 1a avenida, La Antigua 7832-7300 LA ESCUDILLA4a av norte #4, La AntiguaCielos Rikis ParisRestaurante Caf Bar Revue le ofrece: el costo ms bajo por ejemplar para promocionar su negocio. Now its even easier to read REVUE online!www.revuemag.comventas@revuemag.com PBX: 7832-4619Since others have to tolerate my weaknesses, it is only fair that I should tolerate theirs. William Allen White Many a teenager wonders what her parents were up to at her age that makes them so suspicious of her. 6a av. norte #14-A Tel: 7832-4969 kabukiguatemala@gmail.comSUSHI ROLLO Q30 TERIYAKI DON Q32 Fine Gourmet ChocolatesTrufes, Filled Molded Chocolates, Chocolate Covered Nougat and much more...Deliciosa, 3a calle poniente #2, La Antigua Tel: 5500-2457Hand-made by professional chocolatier brochettes paninos salads crepes lasagna5a av sur nal #31 La Antigua Tel: 7832-9539CAF AANTAOCAF AANTAO

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84 revuemag.com ANTIGUA Lodgingchurch, squeezing in on the church faade. A third large, impressive doorway in the west wall seems to be from that construc tion. e cpula fell in 1874, killing a family that had found a home in the nave of the church. (Pardo, Castellanos, Muoz, Gua de Antigua Guatemala 1969) In 1936 color ful tiles of a fountain were taken to be reas sembled in a courtyard of the Palace of the Captains General. Except for the two-story arcade of the main cloister, little of the convent remains to day, wrote Markman in 1966, but the quake in 1976 further felled the second level. In the 1980s the Council for the Protection of La Antigua Guatemala carried out restoration work, reawakened the lovely convent and opened it to the public. e grand church remains rooess above and keeps an extensive crypt below. Perhaps the spirits live on. Tiles of fountain, once near cloister kitchen, now adorn fountain in courtyard of Palace of Captains General. The Convent of Santa Clara cont. from page 20

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revuemag.com 85 Lodging ANTIGUA Revue le ofrece ms valor agregado. Su anuncio en Internet. Talk is cheap because the supply always exceeds the demand. Before marriage, men swear to love: after marriage, they love to swear. Enjoy your visit in an authentic colonial house two blocks away from Central ParkResv. tels: (502) 7832-5155, 7832-7965, 7832-7966 TelFax: (502) 7832-02174a calle oriente #16 haurora@conexion.com.gt www.hotelauroraantigua.com The Finest Family Hotel in Antigua 5a av. sur #8, La Antigua Tel. 7832-0581 lasinventura@yahoo.com.mx Single: $28 Single for two: $35 Double: $43 Triple: $62 Private bath and hot water, 1/2 blk from park Enjoy the magic and mysticism of La Antigua nights in privacy and comfort.(includes Continental Breakfast) 7a avenida norte #67, La Antigua Tels: 7832-0465, 5411-4044 Comfortable rooms, full size beds, private bath,

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88 revuemag.com ANTIGUA Lodging Welcome to6a av. sur #6, La Antigua Tels: 7832-3311, 7832-6452 www.posadasanvicente.comHotel Posada & Travel AgencySan Vicente San Vicentee other day at work I ran into Bob. We chatted over lunch and he dropped a bombshell on me. Rodney he said, Becky and I are going to get a divorce. I was stunned. Why? What happened, you two seem so happy together Well he said, ever since we got married, my wife has tried to change me. She got me to stop drinking, smoking, running around at all hours of the night and more. She taught me how to dress well, enjoy the ne arts, gourmet cooking, classical music and how to invest in the stock market. Are you a little bitter because she spent so much time trying to change you. I probed. Nah, Im not bitter. Now that Im so improved, she just isnt good enough for me. thecloister@gmail.com www.TheCloister.com 5a avenida norte #23, La Antigua Tel: (502) 7832-0712 Promote your business to more people for less cost-per-unit with Revue. 7a avenida norte #4, La Antigua Guatemala TelFax: 7832-3414 posadadoluisa@hotmail.comExcellent atmosphere, reasonable prices for comfortable rooms with private baths. Calle Chipilapa #9-A, La Antigua Tel: 7832-3160 www.hostaldonaamparo.com Shared Rooms: us$900 /p.p. Breakfast incl., Garden, Swimming Pool. Tels: 2261-4181, 2261-4419, 4241-5896 infoantigua@hhpedro.com www.hhpedro.com$10 p/p +tax 3a avenida norte nal intermedia #12, La Antigua Guatemala hostal bed & breakfast

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revuemag.com 89 Lodging ANTIGUA 2a av. sur No. 29, Antigua TelFax: 7832-0864 /66 /68 reservaciones@hotelcasanoble.com www.hotelcasanoble.comBe a part of the Colonial Aristocracy, stay with us atat your convenience we offer: sgls/dbls, junior & master suites. Calle del Arco #31, Antigua Tel: 7832-2670Bed and Breakfast Revue tiene la circulacin ms grande: 20,000 ejemplares y 60,000 lectores mensuales. 2a avenida norte #3 La Antigua Reservations: 7832-3031 TelFax: 7832-0275 www.hotelcasaovalle.com casaovalle@yahoo.com A new colonial experience Restaurant Spa Special EventsReal PlazaHOTEL SUITE 9a calle pte. #40, Salida a Ciudad Vieja #25 Tel: 7832-2240 Fax: 7832-3810 info@hotelrealplaza.com www.hotelrealplaza.comReal Plaza

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90 revuemag.com ANTIGUA Lodging 1a av. norte #22-A TelFax: (502) 7832-2549 info@lacasademaco.com www.lacasademaco.com Clean & comfortable rooms Shared kitchen Luxury Suites, Apartments, Gardens and a spectacular view from the terrace and Cafe Antao. 5a Avenida Sur #31, La Antigua Guatemala Telfax: 7832-9539 www.villadeantano.com COMFORT & ELe E GANce CE AV. EL DeE Se E NGa A O #26 (502) 7832-2312, 7832-7316 1a av. sur #8, La Antigua Tel: 7832-0442, 5444-0314The Place for BackpackersCollective rooms available Las Gravileas, Calle de los Duelos Tel: 7832-9573 TelFax: 7832-4053 info@hotelpalaciodebeatriz.com www.hotelpalaciodebeatriz.com SPAA Las Camelas InnHOTEL3a calle oriente #19, La Antigua Tels: 7832-5780, 7832-5483 www. cameliasinn. com 19 Rooms with private bath and Cable TV Parking, Very aordable. Near Santo Domingo & Central Park Las Camelas Inn Reservations: Antigua Tours by Elizabeth Bell 7832-5821, 7832-2046 www.hotelcasaconcepcion.com Callejn del Hermano Pedro #2 La Antigua Guatemala Tel: 7832-0360 BED & BREAKFAST

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revuemag.com 91 Lodging ANTIGUA H O T E LWhere travellers will find in a garden 14 Luxury Rooms with cable TV, phone & mini-bar, some w/ fireplace. Pool, Sauna, Jacuzzi, Free Internet access, Spectacular Views, Personalized Service, Breakfast includedDestino Cinco Estrellas1/2 BLOCK FROM THE PARK 4a avenida norte #5, La Antigua Tels: 7832-0961 /62 Fax: 7832-0944 casazul@guate.net.gt www.casazul.guate.com Calle de los Duelos Las Gravileas No. 1 La Antigua Guatemala Tels: (502) 7832-7371, 7832-7378

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92 revuemag.com ANTIGUA Lodging Calle del Espritu Santo #69, La Antigua Tel: (502) 7832-9348 ~ Fax: 7832-9358 casamadeleine@aol.com ~ www.casamadeleine.comCasa Madeleine is a distinctive boutique Hotel and Spa in La Antigua Guatemala. 6 Beautiful deco rated and furnished rooms Spectacular views of mountains and volcanoes. Beautiful garden with front and backyard fountains. Casa Madeleine oers a pampering array of Spa services for our in house guests as well as outside visitors. Delicious la carte breakfast served everyday. Every eve ning the whole property is illuminated with candles for your enjoyment and ultimate relaxation. Casa Madeleine is the perfect place for an anniversary, honeymoon or just to relax.

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revuemag.com 93 Lodging ANTIGUA Luxury Suites Heated Lap Pool Gourmet Breakfast Complimentary Bikes Cable-TV Mini-Bar Volcano Views Terrace Cabanas Luxury Suites Heated Lap Pool Gourmet Breakfast Complimentary Bikes Cable-TV Mini-Bar Volcano Views Terrace Cabanas Dream a little dream... Dream a little dream... La AA ntigua Guatemala Calle del AA gua Callejn la Ermita nal Santa AA na CA A SA A RUST T ICA A6a av. norte #8, La Antigua (1 block from central park) Tel: 7832-3709 casarusticagt@hotmail.com www.casarusticagt.comHOTEL, CAF & BAR private bath, laundry, shared kitchen, Q10 breakfast.CA A SA A RUST T ICA A La Tatuana Hotel 7a av. sur #3 La Antigua Tel: 7832-1223 e entire magazine at www.revuemag.com Calle de Los Pasos #20 y 9a calle Tel: 7832-2915 hostalsannicolas@intelnet.net.gt Fax: 7832-9751 www.hostalsannicolas.com Lovely Garden Excellent Service Cozy Rooms with Private Bath The most charming place in Antigua El Antao El AntaoPosada6a av. norte #36, Antigua TelFax: 7832-7351, 7832-0134 www.posadaelantano.comA place for you to feel at home.11 Comfortable Rooms w/ replace, private bath, TV. 1 Suite w/ jacuzzi, replace, volcano view. Restaurant, Terrace, Internet, Parking, Special Rates 1a avenida norte 5-A, La Antigua Guatemala 3 blocks from Central Park21 Equipped Rooms by the Day, Week or Month. CableTV, Safe Box, Mini-Bar.

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96 revuemag.com If you need to get the word out, the Revue is the most eective periodical around. www.guatemayatour.com ventas.info@guatemayatour.com SERVICES throughout Central America Travel Assistance Adventure & Cultural Tours Tour Packages Bus Rental (w/ driver, per day) Transfers and Shuttles Security and Comfort Call us for more information: 5100-9341, 5852-7780 24-hour Service: 4581-6507Antigua, Monterrico, Ro Dulce, Panajachel Quetzaltenango, Guatemala City, and more destinations 6a calle oriente #10, La Antigua Tels. (502) 7832-9032 24-Hour Service: 5500-1812 Shuttle Service Buses for Rent p/day Tours To Tikal travelpremier@yahoo.com.mx travelpremier@hotmail.com Serving with the Best Quality,Safety and Insurance since 1992 TRANSPORt T ES TURSt T ICOSShuttle Service Organized Tours. Packages and more... 7832-3371, 7831-0184, 5935-8233 6a av. sur #8, La AntiguaTOUR OUR OPERAOPERA TOR ORinfo@atitrans.com www.atitrans.com ventas@atitrans.com 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. TRAVEl L Email: info@turansa.com Antigua: *5a calle oriente #10-A Guatemala City: *Km 15 Carr. Roosevelt Zona 11 Super Centro Molino Tels: (502) 7832-2928, 7832-4691 Fax: (502) 7832-4692 40.00 Europa nica e Inolvidable 10 pases en 25 das Tour Conductor: Bruno Mertins, cel: 5651-2298 Salida: 1 de noviembre de 2008 desde $246 mensuales Half our life is spent trying to nd something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save. Mark Twain Dont gamble: buy some good stock, hold it until it goes up and then sell ... if it doesnt go up, dont buy it. Will Rogers

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98 revuemag.com TRAVEL Mans mind, stretched to a new idea, never goes back to its original dimensions. Justice O.W. Holmes Time changes everything, except something within us which is always surprised by change. omas Hardy e traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see. Chesterton e world is a book, and those who do not travel, ready only a page. St. Augustine 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 18 Av. 9-25, Z. 12, Colonia La Reformita, Guatemala City Tel: 5720-5268, 5008-3030 (24 hrs.) Tel/Fax: 2471-4487 atitours@hotmail.com Servicios TursticosShuttle service every day and tours throughout Guatemala.Special service to adopting families. At TItT OURsS www.spanishtraveling.org 5a calle pon. #15-B La Antigua Tels: 5559-7223, 5403-4415 st@spanishtraveling.org Come and discover a new method of learning Spanish while traveling in Guatemala Now you can learn Spanish and Travel at the same time with....... Shuttle, trekking, kayaking, paragliding, canopy, hiking, mountain biking, bilingual guide service & more Adventure tours, our specialized eld.Tels: 7762-1626 /1740 www.hunabkutours.com Avenida Santander, Panajachel TRAVEL & ADVENTURE HUNABKU publicidad@revuemag.comRevue: 20,000 magazines monthly with extensive country-wide distribution

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revuemag.com 101 Seven Stone Cottages w/ replaces3 Luxurious Suites & a few Budget Rooms Conference RoomOn the Lake, 1 km south of Santiago Atitln Tels: 7721-7366 Fax: 7721-7365 Cel: 5784-9111 posadasantiago@gmail.com www.posadadesantiago.com Mountain Bikes Heated Swimming Pool Sauna Pool, Sauna & Hot Tub We will be closed Sep 18-Oct 2 and recommend the Hotel Bambu 7721-7332 Seven Stone Cottages w/ replaces3 Luxurious Suites & a few Budget Rooms Conference RoomOn the Lake, 1 km south of Santiago Atitln Tels: 7721-7366 Fax: 7721-7365 Cel: 5784-9111 posadasantiago@gmail.com www.posadadesantiago.com Mountain Bikes Heated Swimming Pool Sauna Pool, Sauna & Hot Tub LAKE ATITLN

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102 revuemag.com LAKE ATITLN Calle Santander (100 mts from the lake) Tel: 7762-0611 The only vegetarian restaurant in Panajachel pita sandwiches Cafe Bombay Cafe Bombay TRANSPORt T ES TURSt T ICOS Antigua Quirigu Lake Atitln Tikal Ro Dulce Chi ChiTOURS SHUTTLES & more Panajachel: Calle Santander (next to Hotel Regis) Tel: 7762-0146, 7762-0152 www.atitrans.com Bungalows familiares Cable TV Cel: 5204-9333 Telefax: 7762-1482 atitlandonmoises@hotmail.comwww.atitlandonmoises.com Av. Santander, Panajachel, Guatemala. (502) 7762-6043, 7762-6094. 24 hrs: 5464-6601 eternalspring_reservations@hotmail.comMEXICO D.F., OAXACA, CANCN, MRIDA, LA ANTIGUA, CHICHI, TIKAL & MORETo: Every Day Eternal Spring In the heart of the zona viva of Pana 3a av. 0-42, Zona 2 Panajachel Tels: 7762-0544, 7762-0548Luxury Rooms & Apartments with equipped kitchen. Daily, Weekly, Monthly Rates.Los rbolesAPART-HOTEL EL CHAPARRALHotel & Travel Agencywww.panajachel.com/chaparral Reservations: 7762-0540 Final Calle Santander, Panajachel, Solol Comfortable rooms w/ cable TV, private bath, hot water, private parking, heated pool, WIFIEL CHAPARRAL Av. Santander 1-61, zona 2, Panajachel Tel: 7762-2023 santander_travel@hotmail.comSANTANDERTRAVEL AGENCY / TOUR OPERATOR National & International Tickets Tikal Chichi Antigua San Cristbal de las Casas In certain trying circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity furnishes a relief denied even to prayer. Mark Twain Comfortable rooms with private bath, hot water, cable TV, wireless internet, parking, personalized attention.ww.san-sebstianhotel.com sansebashotel@hotmail.comTour Operator and Travel Agency Specialist in the art of travel www.sansebastiantoursgt.com sansebastiantours@gmail.com We are specialists in the manufacturing of necklaces, bracelets, chokers, anklets and more, using countless designs and colors. Ready-made or to order in hemp and bead work. www.poshbeadshop.com Calle Principal 00-92 zona 2, Panajachel, Solol Tel/Fax (502) 7762-1342 Tel (502) 7762-0922

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revuemag.com 103 LAKE ATITLN Understated Elegance www.primaveraatitlan.comIn the heart of Panajachel Calle Santander Tel: 7762-2052 ~ Fax: 7762-0171 hotel www.ranchograndeinn.com ranchograndeinn@gmail.comLonely Planet says: Panas best place to stay.Tel: 7762-2255, 7762-1554 Fax: 7762-2247Pool Bungalows HOTELFonda del Sol Calle Principal 1-74, Z.2 Tel: 7762-1162 Panajachel Fonda del Sol

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revuemag.com 105 LAKE ATITLN Now its even easier to read REVUE online!www.revuemag.comventas@revuemag.com PBX: 7832-4619Good teachers cost a lot, but poor teachers cost a lot more. e woman who knows how to solve the worlds problems fortunately lacks the authority to do so. POSADA SCHUMANNBest Views of the Lake & Volcanoes, Private Bath, Hot Water, Restaurant on the Beach, Kayak Rental, Eco Tours, Private Dock. San Marcos la Laguna Tel: 5202-2216, 5299-4711Bungalows and Roomswww.posadaschumann.com ChilesSan Pedro La Laguna Tel: 5594-6194Tues-Fri: Free Salsa Lessons, French press coee, Hooka Santa Cruz, Lake Atitln www.islaverdeatitlan.com(502) 5760-2648(502) 5964-7419 Pool Jacuzzi Private dock www.clubvenaca.com 5051-4520 15 min. by boat from PanajachelCLUB VEN AC

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106 revuemag.com QUETZALTENANGO hopeless, she maintained the sweetness and Stephanie Riegel cont. from previous page Albums of Smith & Riegel images may be previewed at www.atitlan.netPhotos by Smith & Riegel: The couple became so familiar around Lake Atitln that children ocked after them. Those same children will have something to show their children and grandchildren. 2a av 7-17, z.1, Barrio San Bartolom Quetzaltenengo Tels: 7761-9511, 5574-9049, 5859-3985 casasanbartolome@yahoo.com www.casasanbartolome.com 6a calle y 14 av 13-42, zona 1 Quetzaltenango Tels: 5209-0545, 5687-3305 7765-4687 www.geocities.com/ guest_House_mercedes Comfortable rooms Clean, safe and good atmosphere and Full KitchenHostalCasa Doa Mercedes Casa Doa Mercedes 13 av 7-09 zona 1 (near the park) open wed thru mon 11-11 organic/fair trade coee & chocolate veggie snacks

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revuemag.com 107 QUETZALTENANGOWhen hes on our side, hes an intelligence ocer; when hes on the enemys side, hes a spy. Its foolish to study, because the more we study, the more we discover our ignorance. PBX: 7761-2521, 7761-9439 15 av. y 4a calle Zona 1, C.C. Santa Rita 2do Niv, Quetzaltenango GiuseppesGourmet PizzasPasta Wine Cakes and the Best Pizza in Xela! (home delivery service) #1 in Los esperamos en 1a Calle 19-64, z. 1, Quetzaltenango Tels: 5217-4212 y 7765-2672 con Carlos Garay Para agentes viajeros y agencias de viaje tarifas corporativas. En el Centro Histrico de Quetzaltenango Se pone a sus rdenes con amplias y cmodas habitaciones en un ambiente familiar y amable. 8a calle y 15 av. 13-77, Zona 1 Tel: 7761-0589NORTH SOUTHBOOKSTORE 12 av. 8-21 z.1, Quetzaltenango Telfax: (502) 7766-9836 www.spanishateureka.com spanisSPANISH s SCHOOL Were more than a school, we are your family in Xela!One-on-one instruction Bilingual Sta Room & board Unlimited internet, wireless connection Volunteer opportunities Discounts oered Credit cards accepted RESIDENCEwww.dicapresidence.com.gtCentral location minutes away by foot from Xelas historic sites, restaurants and night life.ECONOMIC, CCOMFORTABLeE, SeECUReE AND CeCENTRAL6a calle 9-24, z. 1, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala Tel. 5287-192, 7761-1465 CHINESE CUISINE www.trafcman.com/xelapages/shailong/ RESTAURANT LOUNGE 18 av. 4-44, Zone 3 Tel: 7767-4396 Fax: 7767-5547

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108 revuemag.com publicidad@revuemag.com If you need to get the word out, Revue is the most eective promotional tool around. Comfortable, Clean Rooms Delicious Food Internet for our guestsHOTEL & RESTAURANTAtelie del Mar www.hotelateliedelmar.com info@hotelateliedelmar.comAtelie del Mar HOW TO HIT THE BEACH South (from Guatemala City and Antigua) to Escuintla SouthEast to Taxisco South to La Avellana boat it to Monterrico. Also: Shuttle buses available from around Guatemala. Check with your travel agent. 3 bedroom, living room, Casas Playa Paraiso Reservations: 5854-6522e goodness of bad people and the badness of good people is less surprising than the ignorance of educated people and the knowledge of the uneducated. Youth thinks intelligence is a substitute for experience, and age thinks experience is a substitute for intelligence. Lyman Bryson mo t ico

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revuemag.com 111 ELEL PET ET N N Worldwide exposure: www.revuemag.compublicidad@revuemag.comComputers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do dont need to be done. Andy Rooney I am genuinely free from envy, but how can I be envious when I pity every other man for not being Bernard Shaw. Bernard Shaw ings have not happened to me; on the contrary, it is I who have happened to them. Bernard Shaw eres one good thing about tight shoes: they make you forget your other troubles. Josh Billings Next to the Biotopo Cahu, El Remate, Flores PetETnN 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 OOn LLake Peten ItzaHOTELin El Remate NEAR TIKAL ... from $18 $26pp Tels: 7928-8469, 5306-2190 info@lacasadedondavid.comwww.lacasadedondavid.comLa Casa De Don David La Casa De Don David Tels: 2261-4181, 2261-4419, 4241-5896 infotikal@hhpedro.com www.hhpedro.com hostal bed & breakfast

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revuemag.com 113 The Western Door ... discover and enjoy wonderful places Were waiting for you only 80 km from the CityFILIAL TecpnTecpnTecpn Tecpn restecpan@ahumadoskatok.comTel: 7840-4147 www.molinohelvetia.com 1a Calle 3-19 Zona 2 in Tecpn Tels: 7840-4447, 5048-2899, 5888-4988 kakanaoj@gmail.comLearn Spanish and Kaqchikel in Tecpn Centro Lingstico Kaka Naoj Center for Spanish, Kaqchikel and Mayan Studies San Ricardo Farm & LodgeCozy Cottages B&B Agrotourism Km. 82.5 Carretera Interamericana, Pasajinak, Tecpn www.sanricardofarm-lodge.com.gt Tels: 2365-7106, 2369-8618 information@sanricardofarm-lodge.com.gt Km. 90 carretera a Santa Apolonia, Tecpn Tel: 7840-3055 elpedregaltecpan@yahoo.com

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114 revuemag.com CLASSIFIEDS THERE IS THAT OF GOD IN EVERYONE Friends (Quakers) meeting for worship in members homes. All welcome. Info: 7849-5970, 7832-7791. CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP : English-language congregations meet every Sunday in both Antigua & Panajachel. Visitors welcome! More info: 7762-1581. (Wayne). CLUB ROTARIO : Meets every Wednesday 8pm at Porta Hotel Antigua. (Last Wed. of the month, please call Alma). Tel: 7832-7600. U.S. Citizen in Guatemala? YOUR VOTE COUNTS! Be a regis tered voter in your state and receive an absentee ballot to vote in the November 4, 2008 election. Renew or begin your voter registration by going to www.votefromabroad.org. Questions? Contact democratsabroad_ guate@yahoo.com or call John Chudy 7832-4581. AA OPEN MEETINGS IN ENGLISH IN ANTIGUA : Sun Discussion 1-2pm (2a avenida sur #34), Mon 6-7pm Discussion & Thurs 6-7pm Step/Big Book (Doa Luisas Restaurant 2nd oor, 4a calle oriente #12). www.antiguaguatemalaaa.org and www.lakeatitlanaa.org HELP NEEDED! Our autistic children die due to lack of clinical resourses & education. Help us in getting equipment for the clinic of tomography, neurology and encephalography. If you wish to volunteer or donate, please call 5470-1536, 5915-3982 or info@spanishforlove.org www.spanishforlove.org ST. MARKS ECUMENICAL CHURCH SERVICE IN ENGLISH Sundays 11:30am. Chapel of Obras Sociales del Hermano Pedro, corner 6a calle & 3a av., La Antigua. Tel: 5293-1076, 5492-5707. DESPERATELY SEEKING GOOD & LOVING HOMES for adult cats and kittens. Please call Revue Oces 7832-4619. DR. BOCALETTI, Family Practioner, Tropical Disease Diploma: Attention to adults & children, vaccinations, Spanish, English, German spoken. Pap smears done by female technician. Mon-Fri afternoons 3a. av. norte #1, La Antigua (behind the Cathedral) Tel. 7832-4835. CENTRO DE PARTO NATURAL : 10 years of water birth in Guatemala! German midwife attended. Natural birth, routine gynecology, contraception, birth preparation, rst aid, NBAC. Info: 5709-2308, e-mail hannah@conexion.com.gt. Guatemala Cityhouse calls in La Antigua HEALING HANDS TOTAL BODY THERAPY : Physical therapy, massage therapy, facials, manicures & pedicures. ONLY by licensed professionals. In clinic/hotel/home. Call Micky Morrison for appt. 7832-9440, 5393-2311. HEALTH SERVICES ANNOUNCEMENTS SWEETWATER GROUP OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS : Meets every Saturday 12 noon & Wed. 6:30pm at Hacienda Tijax, Ro Dulce, Izabal. Tels: 5902-7825, 5201-5361, 5212-9062. FOR SALE BLUEBERRIES/ARNDANO AZUL : Organic, super tasty and very healthy. Orgnicos, dulces y muy saludables. Tels: 7831-5799, 5671-9530. USED BOOKS (ction & non-ction) collector books, shoes, clothing & jewelry (new and vintage), large size blouses for women, handbags, handkerchiefs, hats, CDs, books on tape, postcards, crafts, handmade candles & much more. Visit us at Revue & Recrearte bldg. 4a calle oriente #23, La Antigua. Sales benet AWARE (Animal Welfare Association Rescue/Education) in Sumpango. Donations gratefully welcome! ANTIQUE CEDAR DOOR 94.5 width x 90.5 high. Please call: 5200-9939, 5201-1901. CLASSIC MERCEDES BENZ T200, MODEL 1985 light green, in very good shape, Q15,000. Please Call Lolita or Roberto Rivera at 2472-0137 or 5652-9790. GARAGE SALE July 24th, 25th, 26th, 10:00a.m.-3:00 p.m. 7a av. norte #25B tel. 7832-3555. Raising funds for childrens schooling, medical, dentist, clothing, etc. Donations of clothing and misc. appreciated. Sunshinetenango, (NGO) a non-prot organization. Thanks for your help! TO PLACE A CLASSIFIED: Write out what you need to say and drop it o at any of our ocesor, fax or email us your ad and deposit the payment into our business account (we need a copy or fax of the deposit slip before we can place your ad). The rate for a classied ad is (or less) for a month with a distribution of 20,000 magazines. Q3.00 per extra word (max. 40 words), no extra charge for some bold, caps or underline. Add Q50 for yellow highlight background. Please email to: classieds@revuemag.com Q120 for 25 words

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revuemag.com 115 SPANISH SCHOOL Church of Christ (behind Escuela de Cristo) Calle de Beln #11, La Antigua Tel: 5428-9421every Sunday from 5 to 6pm. Included will be singing, reading scriptures, brief talk, Lords Supper and discussion.All faiths are invited.English Speaking Devotional Church Serviceeres plenty of room at the top, but theres no place to sit down. CLASSIFIEDS Babysitting Service for your Pet. Registered Establishment with lots of T.L.C. Call: 2478-1649 LA CASA DElL CONDE LA CASA DElL CONDE5a av. norte #4, Antigua Central Park TelFax: 7832-3322Librera BookstoreLatest Titles Books on C.A. & Mexico Large selection of Maps & Art Spanish Textbooks 5a AVENIDa A ON THE Pa ARKNew & Used BOOKS in English and SSpanish Large selection of T-SSHIRTSS VISAS & RESIDENCIES for: *Tourists *IInvestors *Missionaries *Pensionistas *Business OwnersTemporary or Permanent Work Permits Legal AdviceTels: 2335-3220 /3031 /2849 Fax: 2335-348512 calle 1-25, z.10, Edif. Gminis, Torre Sur, level 11, Off. 11-11, Guatemala City IMMIGRATION SERVICES Tour the Finca / Gardens Savor our products Q50 includes a tpica bag of coee. 4 mi. from La Antigua Easy bus access. Call: 7831-5438, 5080-3880 (mon-fri) 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 $95 Proceeds benet A.W.A.R.E. and other Animal Protection programs Large selection of New and Used BOOKS CLOTHING HOME ACCESSORIES CRAFTS and MISCELLANEOUS FUN STUFF 4a calle oriente #23 La Antigua

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116 revuemag.com CLASSIFIEDS Large ARGE appliance APPLIANCE repair REPAIR : w W asher/dryer, stove, etc. Ya A no NO b B Usq SQ Ue E q Q Uien IEN repare REPARE su lavadora, secadora o estufa elctrica, yo se la reparo en su casa. Llmeme: 2475-5399, Oscar Chacn. Trabajos garantizados. STERLING FOUNDRY : Fine arts & architectural bronze casting. Lost wax ceramic shell & sand casting. Quality & serv ice. Call Gregorio (Spanish) Tels: 5965-4093 or 7831-5367 or Rae (English), Tels: 7882-4282 or 5490-8905. SERVICES RAVENSCROFT RIDING STABLES : New Tel#: 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 provided. Please call for reservations & more info. FUN STUFF 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. 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 restaurant 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 FREE TOUR AROUND MACADAMIA FARM! Free samples of our chocolates, nuts, etc. Free facials with our cosmetic products. Learn & contribute to our sustainable development project. Call or e-mail for reservations exvalhalla@gmail.com 7831-5799, 5889-4925, 5675-9530/ English. ATTORNEY AT LAW PUBLIC & NOTARY : All Around the country. Worldwide. Societies. OCRET. Inmigration Criminal. Blvd. VH 18-43 Zona 15 VH 1. Contact: Renard Sans. Cel. 5202-2013. PROFESSIONAL STAINED GLASS WORKSHOP LA ROSA DE CRISTAL Windows, doors, lamps, etc. to your specication. 30+ yrs experience. 3a calle poniente #3, between 4a av & 5a av. Tels: 5179-6892, 7832-8702. Website: http:// theglassrose.page.tl HOTEL ISLETA de Gaia Las Lisas: See our ad in Travel section. Go: South (from Guatemala City & Antigua) to Escuintla. South-east to El Salvador Km. 144. South to Las Lisas pier (17 kms). Boat shuttles to beach/hotel. FOOD & LODGING HOTEL QUALITY SERVICE Historic District B&B, close to Parque Central. Wi-Fi, Cable TV, private bathrooms, laundromat. Safe. Economic. Single & multiple rooms. WWW.QUALITYGUATE.COM (502) 2251-8005/7 AWARE (Animal Welfare Asso ciation-Rescue/Education) is a non-prot, non-governmental charitable organization registered in Guatemala and with 501(c)3 status in the U.S. that cares for and nds loving and responsible pet owners to adopt abandoned animals. AWARE has a 10-acre site in Sumpango where about 170 dogs and 70 cats live. A permanent spay/neuter clinic is also on site and public education is another key objective of AWARE. Donations of cash, dog and cat food, metal food dishes, towels, used books (for resale) and building materials are always welcome. Volunteers are urgently needed and opportunities are many. For more info: visit www.animalaware.org or call Xenii, (502) 7833-1639 or 5401-3148 Our three main programs are: Family Planning Youth Reproductive Health Education Cervical Cancer ScreeningEnjoying your time in Guatemala? Want to give something back?WINGS provides educational talks and information, nancial resources and access to reproductive health services for low-income, rural and indigenous Guatemalans. We help Guatemalans have the opportunity to make informed choices about their reproductive health and so improve their quality of life. Donate online at: www.wingsguate.org or email us: info@wingsguate.org WINGS is a U.S. registered, 501(3) non-prot organization based in La Antigua Guatemala.Please support our work with a donation $25 provides all reproductive health education materials to fully train ve men in our new WINGS for MEN project. $75 provides cervical cancer detection and treatment for ve women $100 provides all educational materials to fully train one teen to become a health peer educator.

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revuemag.com 117 Spitters, Scratchers and SnappersPet Qs & As by Cynthia Burski, DVM CLASSIFIEDS EmploMPLO Yment MENT OpportunitPPORTUNIT Y : SALESPERSON / VENDEDOR(A) Experience and Spanish required. Unlimited commission potential. Send CV to ventas@revuemag.comATTENTION FREELANCE WRITERS Please contact the Revue magazine for article submission guidelines. editor@revuemag.com HorsebackORSEBACK Riding IDING English Equitation Classes: from beginner to intermediate level. Taught by English instructress. 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. INSTRUCTION YOGA : Taught by Rae Ishee and Nancy Payne. Mon. 5.00-6.30pm, Tue. 8.30-10.00am, Wed. 10.00-11.30am, Thur. 8.30-10.00am, Fri. 8.30-10.00am & Sat. 9.00-10.30am. Q40-Q50. Galera Panza Verde, 5a Av. Sur #19. Tel: 7832-7920, pr@panzaverde.com EMPLOYMENT WEB PROGRAMMER NEEDED for one-month contract (initially). Proven PHP and MYSQL skills (including login and security) are essential. Competitive rates based on local salaries. Contact Mick at it@viaventure.com WANT TO GET PAID TO TRAVEL? International tour operator is now hiring for sta/freelance positions for TOU U R LEADERS in Central America & Mexico. English/Spanish speaking, energetic, professional, honest, exible, experience in tourism & customer service. Valid passport and visas for Mexico & Central America required. Please send your CV to intrepid@viaventure.com. PRIVATE TUTOR AVAILABLE : Grades K-8 English, Reading, Writing and Math. Reasonable rates. Excellent references. Kim 4074-5663, 7832-8049 kimmiesmile@hotmail.comQuestion : Is it true that we can catch a cold or the u and other diseases from our pets?  Also, is it true that dog saliva is cleaner than human saliva?  Answer : Cold and u viruses are species specic, meaning the common human cold cannot be passed to your pet, or vice versa. Campylobacter and Salmonella can pass from dogs and cats to humans, but only through fecal contamination, hand to mouth. How ever, reptiles (such as turtles and snakes), baby chicks and ducklings, as well as pocket pets (hamsters and mice) present a much greater Salmonella risk. Dog saliva is just as contaminated as human saliva, so it is not a good idea to let your dog lick your mouth especially if you are immune-compromised.  Also, be careful not to get pet saliva in an open wound. Even if a pet is not sick (or doesnt appear sick), it may still harbor organisms that can infect humans.  e bacteria that cause catscratch disease, for example, can be passed from an infected cat with no signs of illness through a bite or scratch.  Leptosporosis, a less common but more serious bacterial disease, can be passed from the urine of an infected dog into human mucous membranes.  It is also possible to get a fungal disease (ringworm) from contact with the skin of an infected dog or cat.  And toxoplasmosis, a parasitic disease, can be transmitted from cats through feces, though a more common source is contaminated meat or soil. Even with all of the above, please remember that you are far more likely to get sick from another person than from your dog or cat.  But, you should still take precautions with you pets, especially if you have a weakened immune system or are otherwise at high risk (frail, elderly people, pregnant women and young children).  Always wash your hands after handling pets and cleaning up after them, get pets vaccinated and dewormed, control eas, and take  your pet to the vet for regular checkups. ----

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118 revuemag.com REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE: FOR RENTANTIGUA AREA REAL ESTATE: FOR RENT BEAUTIFUL FURNISHED APARTMENT : Very exclusive area, 2 bdrm w/bath, hot water, liv/din, fully-equipped kit, cable TV, family livrm, replace, terrace, laundry, garage. Tels: 5910-2615, 7832-7036, 5578-4739. LAS GOLONDRINAS APARTMENTS : Antigua G., bedrooms, cable TV, private hot showers. Apartments with complete kitchen; Dierent sizes-dierent prices. ALSO: Guide service and camping equipment rentals. Daniel Ramrez Ros. Tels.: 7832-3343, 5713-6429 drrios@intelnet.net.gt www.lasgolondrinasapts.com BEAUTIFUL APARTMENTS : 2bdrm, liv, din, laundry, fullyequipped kit, 2 bath, cable TV, 24-hour security, cleaning service. 4 blocks from the park. Daily, weekly or monthly. Tel: 7832-7141, 5096-6740. 1 Caballera = 45.12 Hectares 1 Hectare = 2.4 Acres = 1.43 Manzanas 1 Manzana = 1.7 Acres = 6 Cuerdas 1 Manzana = 6988 mts2 = 10,000 varas21 mt2 = 1.431 vara2 = 1.197 yards2Property Measurements VOLUNTEERS HOUSE IN JOCOTENANGO OFFERS A COMFORT ABLE HOME IN A TYPICAL NEIGHBORHOOD & fun interaction with other volunteers. Q900-Q1300/mo., min. 1-mo. stay. Also looking for volunteer teachers for music and English classes. Proceeds benet CasaSito Association projects, www.casasito.org. Contact Alice at 5993-1633. COLONIAL HOUSE IN ANTIGUA : Furnished or unfurnished. 6 bdrm, 3 bath, liv/din/kit, patio, garage, maid quartes w/bath. All services included. 4 blks from La Merced Church. Secure. Tels: 4188-2335, 4104-7016.LAKE ATITLN APARTMENTS fully furnished and equipped include: Cable TV, free gas for rst month. Deposit required. Contact Lidia de Mazariegos, 4a. calle 15-34, Zona 1, Quetzaltenango, Tel: 7761-2166.QUETZALTENANGO BEAUTIFUL HOUSE : El Panorama area, 1 km from Antigua, 3 bdrm, 2 bath w/hot water, big kit & dinrm, 3 gardens, carport. Cable TV, internet & telephone service. $575 or $625/furnished per month. Tels: 5604-7301, 7934-6368. HOUSE : 2 bdrm, dinrm, kitchen, livrm, terrace, garage bathrm with hot water, cable service, unfurnished. $250. Please call 5560-0499, 5507-6682. PANAJACHELS EDGE, NEW 1 BEDROOM APARTMENT Completely Furnished, Quiet, Exclusive, Terrace, Views, Parking, 150mt Private Lake Access, Cable & Internet available, $350, 5932-5963, acomodaciones+pach@ gmail.com REAL ESTATE: FOR SALEANTIGUA AREA COLONIAL-STYLE HOUSE San Pedro el Alto area. 3 bdrm, 3 bath, 2 replaces, family rm, liv/drin rm, porch. 200m construction, 1,300v land. 2-car garage, pool & separate apartment. Details, oers: 2365-4327, 5385-6620 or roseamolina@yahoo.com publicidad@revuemag.comPeople who like to shoot o their mouths never run out of ammunition. publicidad@revuemag.comRevue: 20,000 magazines monthly with extensive country-wide distribution Your Real Estate Team in Antigua Home, Business, Property Management6a calle poniente No. 28A, La Antigua Guatemala www.teamantigua.com

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120 revuemag.com remembers a man who, at 94, was too old for treatment. But he at least got sunglasses. Duane and Eunice Wakeman, married 57 years, have volunteered for 14 ICare expeditions. ey are, they say, the high point of their retirement. ey brought their daughter, Sue Bea, on this one. Sue and coworker Joan Sable managed a database of the eyeglass inventory. Whenever glasses were given away, Sue and Joan de leted them from the database. We dont nd a perfect match for everyone, admits Sable, so we give the closest we have. Sometimes, we nd we have the lens for the right eye, and another for the leftbut on dierent frames. In such cases, it is often possible to mate the lenses into one of the original frames, or into another, in spite of diering shapes or dimensions. For this there is a frypan full of seasalt where frames are heated to malleability for retting. Lenses, too, can be modied on the spot by ling. Frame arms can be recurved, to t their new owners. Klaus Schumann, a German lawyer who immigrated to the United States and be came a truck driver, spent part of every day for three months prior to the jornada sort ing the glasses. ey are always indexed by the right lens, then divvied further accord ing to refractive parameters. At the end of the jornada, Schumann and wife Jay turned over some 2300 undelivered eyeglasses to the Lake Atitln Rotary Club, whose president, Runo Caniz, began pondering his task: to nd owners. It wont happen quickly, Jay says, because some of the glasses are for relatively weird prescriptions. But therere still many for people with commoner vision problems. Before the event, Rotarians distributed yers and posters and asked local mayors to inform their townfolk of the jornada. One Rotarian business, Panajachels El Horno Bakery, donated a days worth of meals to the volunteers and provided another three days at cost. Seven sharp students of English from nearby Del Valle University showed up to translate. Some Atitln expats also entered the translating fray. Foreigners who live here need to give something back, says American Myron Klein, of Santa Cruz. ats why Im here. Kleins presence was rewarded in a special way. A nice seamstress who did work for me 25 years ago popped up in one of the lines. She remembered me, if not my name. e jornada ran nearly ve days, with most of the rst spent logging symptoms and identifying surgery candidates. Over the week, surgeons led by Dennis Deters performed 46 operations in Solols public hospital, with Guatemalan medical students assisting. Another ophthalmologist, Roger Ewald, remained at the jornada site to evaluate additional candidates and perform post-ops of the work of his colleagues laboring in Solol. e hospital also received a donation of a $250,000 Alcon Phaco Emulsier, a surgical appliance from Vantage Technology, where Dr. Deters wife, Ann, is CEO. e gift puts this provincial hospital on the map of vanguard treatment. e events most compelling volunteer might have been retired optometrist Lenny Sable, who lled in wherever needed. Dr. Sable wore a paper Burger King crown all week, and encouraged and entertained every one with his self-eacing humor. On the nal day, he won a kiss from a young translator. I cant wait to come back, he said. Panajachel Eye Care Fair cont. from page 17The important thing is seeing joy spread over the face of someone whos seeing well for the rst time in yearsor the rst time ever.

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124 revuemag.com The Comasagua-Talnique range is located a half hour from the Pacic beaches of La Libertad, San Blas and El Sunzal and a half hour from San Salvador, the busy capital of El Salvador. With an elevation of 1,250 to 1,500 meters above sea level and an eternal, springlike climate, this region oers local and international tourists a wonderful option that boasts impressive landscapes, ne food, music, arts and crafts, and in abundance a pristine natural environment. is beautiful range provides incredible panoramic vistas: South is the Salvadoran coastline; turning north is the impressive Volcano of San Salvador. Visitors have an exceptional 180-degree view that comprises the Volcano of Izalco, Cerro Verde and Santa Ana, the Apaneca mountain range, Volcano Chingo bordering Guatemala, the Miramundo and the Chalatenango heights near Honduras. Fifteen years ago Swiss-born Gaudenz Gra had a vision: this cool mountain cli mate and excellent views of Comasagua could be the setting for a recreational retreat. His project, Pontesina, consists of 37 Swiss-style cabins. Gody Gra and his wife Ana Rosa also became involved in the local commu nity and introduced sustainable development through arts and crafts, which are exported to Europe and United States. Today this project provides jobs to 16 local women. Other visionary programs in the area include the Cooperative of Santa Adelaida, which 15 years ago pioneered organic management of its coee farm. Organic farming quickly spread to neighboring coee farms such as La Giralda, Las Quebradas and San Antonio. It was this eort that inspired Miguel Araujo and his wife Carmen Irene to createwithin the La Giralda farm the rst privately-owned nature reserve in El Salvador that included a scientic investigation of the biodiversity of the mountain range. Of the 520 bird species in El Salvador, over 220 species have been registered at the nature reserve. Later Miguel Araujo The Comasagua Mountain Range by Miguel AraujoThe Comasagua Mountain Range OLIVER KOMAR

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revuemag.com 125 elEL salSAL Vador ADORaccepted the challenge to be the rst Minister of Environment in El Salvador and to become an advocate for local environment as well as that of all of Central America. e Comasagua-Talnique range has also been attracting artists for years. e famous painter Licry Bicard and her husband, later converted this inspirational place to her new home. e 2001 earthquake was especially devastating in this area and it temporarily halted creative development for several years. But some three years ago, activity began picking up with the Finca San Ernestos new small zoo and rescue center for endangered species. Accompanying this awakening came the rst cabins for rent in the area of Bello Atardecer, led by Salvadoran publicist Hermann Bruch. en in December 2007, the Mirador de la Giralda opened its doors. Proprietors Miguel and Carmen Irene Araujo wanted to oer visitors an interesting mix of original gourmet dishes, spectacular views and cul tural activities. Each visitor to the restaurant receives a personal and warm welcome. The exquisite combination of cool cli mate, amazing views and the biodiversity of the Comayagua-Talnique mountain range has created the ideal base for in creased tourism in the area. To reach this area, take the new paved road to Comasagua village, which starts at the turno from the main road to Puerto La Libertad by Centro Comercial Las Palmas (by Las Piletas). (PHOTOS: MIGUEL ARAUJO)

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128 revuemag.com elEL sal SAL Vador ADOR Sin Escala, a TV program highlight ing the best tourist destinations of Argentina, has chosen El Salvador for a new series where both countries will showcase the best of its nature, adventure and tourist attractions. El Salvador production company Cam posArtGroup, with Argentinean Alejo Cam po, was a key factor when El Salvador was chosen for the program that Argentineans watch when choosing their next vacation. e series began last month, airing each Sunday at 5:30 p.m. on Channel 12 in El Salvador. In addition to Argentina and El Salvador, viewers in Guatemala and the United States can also catch this innovative and exciting series. An Argentinean lm crew led by Nara Ferragut came to El Salvador in April to lm the rst cycle of 13 programs on the countrys most impressive and interesting tourist destinations. For three weeks the crew traveled from border to border and lmed a variety of attractions from family activities to extreme sports. e rst programs feature kite surng in Costa del Sol; surng on the Pacic coast from Sunzal to Las Flores; boat rides into the mangroves of Barra de Santiago and the Estero de Jaltepeque; climbing the volcanoes of Cerro Verde and Izalco; mountain biking in El Pital and Eco Parque El Espino; rafting in the Ro Paz; diving in Lago Ilopango; and much more. Sin Escala Argentina-El Salvador is a new generation of TV productions to motivate viewers to get out and experience the great variety of tourist destinations available and serve as a guide to new and exciting experiences. e show is supported by the Argentinean and Salvadoran Ministries of Tourism and a range of private enterprises in the tourism industry. A new showcase for tourism in El SalvadorFor more information contact: Daniela Rao, CamposArtGroup, Tel(503) 2243-8402, daniela@camposartgroup.com Film crew at Barra de Santiago beach (LENA JOHANNESSEN)

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revuemag.com 129 Ruta de Las Flores El L SAl L VADOr R Km 92.5 Carr. Apaneca a AtacoKm 94.5 Carr. Apaneca a Ataco Tel:2450-5647 /48 Tel: 2433-0415 www.lasoresdeeloisa.com Cabins Plant Nursery Caf Arts & Crafts ...Un lugar mgico... Revue le ofrece: el costo ms bajo por ejemplar para promocionar su negocio.

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130 revuemag.com El L SAl L VADOr R Records Smashed at Salvadoran Coee AuctionIn an auction that lasted over seven hours, 36 of the best Salvadoran coee lots, totaling 104,500 pounds of green coee, were sold recently in one of the most successful regional auctions this year. e El Salvador Cup of Excellence 2008 electronic auction in April smashed three records. e rst was a historic high price of $20.10 (USD) per pound of raw coee by Finca La Ilusin from Santa Ana, the rstplace winner in the competition. e previous high price of $17.04 per pound was obtained in the 2006 by Finca Los Planes from Chalatenango. e second record was the average selling price, which reached $5.36 per pound, surpassing the average price of $5.18 reached last year, despite 13 more lots participating in the auction this year. e third record was the dollar total, which reached $557,987.58, surpassing by more than $150,000 the previous high in 2006. e auction was also transmitted live via internet among all bidders. is success reects the work done to raise quality awareness in the specialty coffee market. Ricardo Espitia, the Salvadoran Coee Councils executive director, said: In recent years we have seen coees from El Salvador regaining their prestige in select markets through several eorts but with far greater resonance in recent months. For more information; www.elsalvadorcoe.com

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