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Photo Essay: Scenes from Guatemala

Guatemala City

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Photo: Talea Miller

Sisters on the family farmDaily choresLosing sightChildren in GuatemalaFarmlands of GuatemalaWeaving fabricWashing laundryWaiting for ClassGuatemala CityArchbishop in Guatemala CityView of AntiguaCoffee plantionStreets of AntiguaMorning rushMorning shoppingChange on the Horizon

Guatemala City

Guatemala City is notoriously dangerous and only certain zones, including the main square, are considered safe during the day. Guatemala as a whole has one of the highest homicide rates in the world, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.