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Picture number 20 of 107 in album 'Guatemala, its name means "Land of Trees"'
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A thousand years ago the brilliant Mayan civilization flourished. Today a largely ladino citizenry, a mixture of Mayan-Spanish ancestry.
Warfare between guerrillas and government forces cost the lives of over 200,000 citizens and displaced a half a million people. In September of 1996 the warring parties agreed on terms to end the 36 year long civil war.