50 MEXICAN CRAFT BEERS / 50 CERVEZAS ARTESANALES MEXICANAS #18 DINAMITA

The beer / La cerveza: Dinamita Style / Estilo: IPA Alcohol Content / Grado de Alcohol: 8.2% The brewery / La cervecería: Escollo State of origin / Estado de origen: Mexico City Rating / Clasificación:   4 hops leaves out of 5 /  4 hojas de lúpulo de 5 Retail Price / Precio de Menudeo: Around... Continue Reading →

ZACULEU

About five years ago I was in Huehuetenango, Guatemala having crossed the border from Méjico and rattled into town on a chicken bus.  It was getting late so I stayed in a sketchy little hotel near the bus station, probably cost around 40 queztales or five bucks American. Huehue is a kind of bustling town although... Continue Reading →

CENTRAL AMERICA SERIES

One photo from each of the seven countries of Central America.  Guatemala - Two Mayan women cross the square of Santiago Atitlan. Belize - Belizean girl on Caye Caulker. El Salvador - A street dog in the central square of Suchitoto Honduras - Three Honduran boys in front of the flags of Honduras, Guatemala and... Continue Reading →

CONTRABAND HITS GUATEMALA (TRANSLATION)

It is well known that drugs, particularly cocaine, transit through Central American nations before reaching Mexican cartels and the lucrative US market.  This report, in todays edition of Mexican newspaper El Universal , shows that Central American nations are also the source and destination of smuggled goods, products which are otherwise legal.  The article investigates how... Continue Reading →

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