Guatemala flag

Guatemala Overview

According to Digopaul, Guatemala is located in Central America and borders Belize, El Salvador, Honduras and Mexico. Guatemala has two coasts, to the east is a narrow coast to the Caribbean Sea and to the west is the Pacific coast. Guatemala claims parts of Belize, and there are Guatemalan settlements in that area. Capital: Guatemala […]

Guatemala Arts and Literature

Guatemala Arts and Literature

Literature Guatemala’s first great poet, Rafael Landívar, wrote in Latin. He was one of the Jesuits expelled from the Spanish colonies in 1767. In Italy, Landívar wrote on the hexameter “Rusticatio mexicana” (‘Mexican Country Life’, 1st edition with ten songs in 1781, 2nd edition with fifteen songs in 1782), a poem cycle about the industriousness […]