Guatemalan Quetzal

Guatemalan Quetzal

Guatemalan Quetzal overview

The quetzal (locally [keˈtsal]; code: GTQ) is the currency of Guatemala, named after the national bird of Guatemala, the resplendent quetzal. In ancient Mayan culture, the quetzal bird's tail feathers were used as currency. It is divided into 100 centavos or lenes in Guatemalan slang. The plural is quetzales.

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Guatemalan Quetzal news

Obituary: St. Paul native Gregory Schaffer gave life to Guatemala
Obituary: St. Paul native Gregory Schaffer gave life to Guatemala

Gregory Schaffer was born in St. Paul, studied at St. Paul Seminary and was ordained as a Catholic priest for the Diocese of New Ulm. But he found his true calling in Guatemala.

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IC Power Continued to Demonstrate Significant Profitable Growth, Along With Successful IPO of OPC and Bond Issuance of CDA

SINGAPORE, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenon Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: KEN) (TASE: KEN) announces its results for Q2 2017 and additional updates on its businesses....

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FirstCash Reports Record Second Quarter Results; Announces 62 Store Acquisition in Mexico, Opens 16 New LatAm Stores; Completes Share Repurchases, Adds New $100 Million Repurchase Authorization; Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.22 Per Share

FirstCash, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: FCFS), the leading international operator of 2,290 retail pawn stores in the U.S. and Latin America, today anno

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Guatemala launches tender for first-ever PPP project
Guatemala launches tender for first-ever PPP project

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Guatemalans aid Honduran caravan migrants

Many of the more than 2,000 Hondurans in a migrant caravan trying to wend its way to the United States left spontaneously with little more than the clothes

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Migrants in caravan set sights on Mexico border amid Trump threats
Migrants in caravan set sights on Mexico border amid Trump threats

Mexico's president-elect wants to avoid repression while also avoiding angering the U.S.

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University Deans and Guatemala’s Convoluted Road to a New Attorney General
University Deans and Guatemala’s Convoluted Road to a New Attorney General

Guatemala will soon elect a new attorney general. The first filter is the postulation commission, made up mainly of the deans of Guatemala's 12 law schools. But questions have emerged around them, the legitimacy of the universities they represent and pressures imposed by political interests and organized crime groups.

9 months indicative positive

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