Guatemala City

Advertisement

Advertisement
Background: The Maya civilization flourished in Guatemala and surrounding regions during the first millennium A.D. After almost three centuries as a Spanish colony, Guatemala won its independence in 1821. During the second half of the 20th century, it experienced a variety of military and civilian governments as well as a 36-year guerrilla war. In 1996, the government signed a peace agreement formally ending the conflict, which had left more than 100,000 people dead and had created some 1 million refugees.



Blogs from Guatemala City

    Latest Blog Posts from Guatemala City

    Tot: 0.217s; Tpl: 0.013s; cc: 5; qc: 123; dbt: 0.0548s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 4; ; mem: 1.6mb