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March 13, 2019

In recognition and appreciation of the great contribution of Antigua and all of Guatemala to the development of the avocado industry in California


Replica of thistle-shaped Maya drum

     Sitting in a row inside a narrow palace chamber, somewhere in what is today the Petén lowlands of Guatemala, a Maya lord, perhaps a visitor from a distant citadel, is entertained with samples of different foods car...

What new perspective for the collapse of the Maya civilization can be drawn from observing the modern world? And, notwithstanding how little is known about it, what can the Maya collapse teach us about the path the world is following today?

March 13, 2017

(Photographs by Jade Soto)

Projecting vertically from a table, an arrangement of transparent, vertical prisms lay mute in the penumbra of an art studio. A pair of hands advances silently towards it. As the finger tips touch the upper base of the cylinders, a torrent of...

February 20, 2017

En 1847 el famoso naturalista francés Arthur Morelet exploró las regiones apartadas de El Petén, en el norte de Guatemala, por encargo de la Academia de Ciencias de Francia.  Mientras coleccionaba especímenes de la flora y fauna de la región para el Museo de París, Mor...

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