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  • Pedro de Alvar
  • When Pedro de Alvarado invaded Guatemala in 1524-1525, he established his first capital at Iximche, the Maya Cakchiquel Indian political-religious center near present-day Tecpan. (penn.museum)
  • Guatemala's
  • NGOs and Guatemalan lawyers contend that the referendum complied with rights established by Guatemala's constitution, the country's municipal codes, as well as International Labor Organization Covenant 169, which Guatemala ratified in 1996. (dominionpaper.ca)
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  • Early in the 20th century, Guatemala had a mixture of democratic governments as well as a series of dictators, the last of which were frequently assisted by the United Fruit Company and the United States government. (blogspot.com)
  • Mexico
  • We will travel by boat on the Usumacinta river, its jungle-covered banks forming the Mexico-Guatemala border to arrive at Yaxchilan, one of the most dramatic Maya sites. (infohub.com)
  • Day 11-12: This morning we will say farewell to Mexico and travel overland to the beautiful town of Flores in Guatemala. (infohub.com)
  • An international team of scientists has identified the possible cause of a colonial-era epidemic in Mexico. (news-medical.net)
  • The cemetery is located in the Mixtec town of Teposcolula-Yucundaa, in Oaxaca, Mexico, one of many large areas of Mexico and Guatemala devastated by the epidemic. (news-medical.net)
  • explore
  • Explore magical Guatemala on this tour which uncovers the ancient Maya culture, the steep mountains, the bustling markets and the rich heritage. (puretravel.com)
  • Over time however, and especially since the colonial era, it has played a role in territorial disputes among European powers aiming to explore and control its "natural resources"-with the Unites States entering in the late 19th Century. (wrm.org.uy)
  • people
  • During this time not only were the Spaniards strengthening their political and economic hold on the countryside, but they were also pursuing the spiritual conquest of the people and their control over the province of Guatemala. (penn.museum)
  • There are more people working in private security than there are police in Guatemala. (insightcrime.org)
  • Time
  • The Colonial Museum, located in a building which at one time housed the third university founded on the American continent, is well worth visiting for its vast collection of colonial art. (hospitalityclub.org)
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  • Guatemala is among the top 30 countries worldwide when it comes to violence containment spending, according to the Institute for Economics and Peace . (insightcrime.org)