Ok, Guatemala... sheesh, this is a long story.
Let me "Reader's Digest" it for you: I spent 11 years in Guatemala, and if that weren't enough (and you'd think it would be) ... I'm moving back in January of 2004.
And so I offer this super-subjective, fascinatingly-factual and ever-so-entertaining page for your enjoyment.
Although I won't do your Social Studies homework for you (sorry) perhaps you can find some answers -- or at least more unusual questions -- here: