República de Guatemala
  • Brian Hunter
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 from Spain in 1821 and formed part of the Confederation of Central America from 1823 to 1839, when Rafael Carrera dissolved the Confederation and Guatemala became independent.


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Further Reading

  1. The official gazette is called Diario de Centro America.Google Scholar
  2. Banco de Guatemala, Memoria annual, Estudio econômico and Boletin Estadistico Google Scholar
  3. Bloomfield, L. M., The British Honduras-Guatemala Dispute. Toronto, 1953Google Scholar
  4. Franklin, W. B., Guatemala. [Bibliography] Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1981Google Scholar
  5. Glassman, P., Guatemala Guide. Dallas, 1977Google Scholar
  6. Immerman, R. H., The CIA in Guatemala: The Foreign Policy of Intervention. Univ. of Texas Press, 1982Google Scholar
  7. Mendoza, J. L., Britain and Her Treaties on Belize. Guatemala, 1946Google Scholar
  8. Morton, F., Xeláhuh. London, 1959Google Scholar
  9. Plant, R., Guatemala: Unnatural Disaster. London, 1978CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Schlesinger, S. and Kinzer, S., Bitter Front: The Untold Story of the American Coup in Guatemala. London and New York, 1982Google Scholar
  11. National Library: Biblioteca Nacional, 5a Aveniday 8a Calle, Zona 1, Guatemala City.Google Scholar

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