ID # guatenahuala5
Copyright 2001 - Jean-Philippe Soule
www.jpsviewfinder.com   &   www.nativeplanet.org

Country: Guatemala   /   Village: Nahuala
Ethnic Group: Maya   /   Feature: Markets

Caption:

"No Mas Sed" No More Thirst ! The sign is an ironic backdrop to the scene of an older man passed out on the sidewalk from too much drink. Alcoholism is a problem in indigenous villages. Cheap liquor, un-pasteurized self-brewed corn beer and occasional binges on methanol cause countless health problems.

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