República de Guatemala
  • J. Scott Keltie
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


THE Republic of Guatemala, established on March 21, 1847, after having formed part for twenty-six years of the Confederation of Central America, is governed under a Constitution proclaimed December 1879, and modified October 1885, November 1887, October 1889, and July, 1903. By its terms the legislative power is vested in a National Assembly, consisting of representatives (one for every 20,000 inhabitants) chosen by universal suffrage for four years, and a Council of State of 13 members, partly elected by the National Assembly, partly appointed by the President of the Republic. The executive is vested in a President, elected for six years.


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Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning Guatemala

1. Official Publications

  1. Foreign Office Reports. Annual Series. London.Google Scholar
  2. Informe de la Direccion de Estadistica. Annual. Guatemala.Google Scholar
  3. Informe de la Secretaria de Fomento. Annual. Guatemala.Google Scholar
  4. Memorias de los Secretarios de Estado del Goebierno de la república de Guatemala (Gobernacion y Justicia; Instruccion Pública; Guerra; Hacienda; Relaciones Exteriores). Annual. Guatemala.Google Scholar
  5. Movimiento de poblacion habido en los pueblos de la república de Guatemala. Annual. Guatemala.Google Scholar
  6. Reseña de los progresos alcanzados en los ramos de Terrenos, Ferrocariles, Carreteras, Puentes, Comunicaciones por Correo, Telegrafo y Telefono, y Produecion Agricola Guatemala.Google Scholar

2. Non-Official Publications

  1. Brigham (T.), Guatemala. The Land of the Quetzal. London, 1887.Google Scholar
  2. Keane (A. H.), Central and South America. In Stanford’s Compendium. New Issue. London, 1901.Google Scholar
  3. Maudelay (Anne C. and Alfred P.), A Glimpse at Guatemala. London, 1899.Google Scholar
  4. Niederlim (G.), The Republic of Guatemala. Philadelphia, 1898.Google Scholar
  5. Report of Committee of Council of the Corporation of Foreign Bondholders.Google Scholar
  6. Sapper (K.), Das nordliche Mittel-Amerika. Reisen und Studien, 3888–95. Brunswick, 1897.—Ueber Gebirgsbau und Boden des Nördlichen Mittelamerika. Ergänzungshaft, Petermann’s Mitteil. Gotha, 1899.—Mittelamerikanische Reisen und Studien aus den Jahren 1888 bis 1900. Braunschweig, 1902.—In den Vulcangebieten Mittelamerikas und Westindiens. Stuttgart, 1905.Google Scholar
  7. Seler (Caecilie), Auf alten Wegen in Mexico und Guatemala, 1895–97. Berlin, 1900.— Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse einer Reise durch Mexico und Guatemala. Part I. Berlin, 1901.Google Scholar
  8. Stephan (C. H.), Le Guatemala Economique. Paris, 1906.Google Scholar
  9. Stoll (Otto), Guatemala. Reisen und Schilderungen aus den Jahren 1878–83. Leipzig, 1886.Google Scholar

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