Published: 31-07-2012, 12:28

Christmas in Guatemala: Decorations

Christmas in Guatemala

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Christmas in Guatemala: Christmas Eve and Day

Due to the influence of Guatemala’s large German community, many people have adopted the Christmas tree as one of their seasonal decorations. Since it is illegal to cut down trees in Guatemala, however, many people create Christmas trees out of tree branches. As Christmas nears, vendors line the streets and plazas offering these trees and many other colorful Christmas trinkets for sale.