A history of Guatemala in Central America from the arrival of the Spanish Conquistadors to the end of the Civil War and peace being signed in 1996.

First broadcast:
30 January 2008

This clip could be used as a listening comprehension on the history of Guatemala. Students could answer questions on: What influence did the Spanish Conquistadors have on the language and religion of Guatemala?; When did the Civil war end?; How many volcanoes surround the city of Antigua? Where did the Mayans worship their gods?