What is the best way to get around Guatemala?

The safest, most convenient and most comfortable ways to navigate the roads in Guatemala are by private car (private transfer, taxi, or rideshare) or tourist shuttle (minibus or coach). What is the main source of transportation in Guatemala? Buses are the main method of transportation for most Guatemalans, and many travelers choose to save money …

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Did Panama ever belong to Colombia?

The area that became Panama was part of Colombia until the Panamanians revolted, with U.S. support, in 1903. In 1904, the United States and Panama signed a treaty that allowed the United States to build and operate a canal that traversed Panama. How long did Colombia own Panama? Panama was part of the Spanish Empire …

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In what part of Guatemala is the capital located?

Where is the capital located in Guatemala? The capital of Spanish colonial Central America was moved there on January 2, 1776, after several earthquakes destroyed the old capital, Antigua Guatemala, in 1773-1774. This region was not as rich in gold and silver as Mexico or Peru, and was therefore not considered as important. What is …

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