• John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. From 1524 to 1821 Guatemala was a Spanish captaincy-general, comprising the whole of Central America. It became independent in 1821 and formed part of the Confederation of Central America from 1823 to 1839, when Rafael Carrera dissolved the Confederation.

República de Guatemala


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  1. The official gazette is called Diario de Centro A merica. Google Scholar
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