While gender equality in Guatemala has improved in recent years, male hegemony still strongly characterizes the culture, particularly in rural areas. Men typically manage the material, social and political resources and make the decisions.
How is society in Guatemala structured?
Politics of Guatemala takes place in a framework of a presidential representative democratic republic, where by the President of Guatemala is both head of state, head of government, and of a multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the government.
Is Guatemalan food spicy?
Guatemalas national dish, is pepian. It is among the oldest dishes in the country that combined the Mayan and the Spanish cultures in its preparation. The dish is a thick spicy stew with a deep red sauce. Although its spicy, its not tongue-numbing, and its savored by the citizens from all walks of life.