Guatemala

Guatemala mapAglow Leader: Consuelo M. de Morales
National Board President

Capital: Guatemala City

Pray:

Guatemala has moved their embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Declare unprecedented and unexpected blessing upon this nation as they have aligned with Heaven in this bold move.

  • Declare “Shalom” over the city during this transition.
  • Proclaim the blessing of God upon Guatemala as a nation who blesses Israel.
  • Pray for President Jimmy Morales as he seeks to lead Guatemala in alignment with the Kingdom of Heaven.

Proclaim:

  • Decree that Jerusalem is the eternal capital of Israel!
  • Arise, shine; for your light has come! And the glory of the LORD is risen upon you. For behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and deep darkness the people; but the LORD will arise over you, and His glory will be seen upon you. Isaiah 60:1,2 (NKJV)
  • Lift up your heads, O you gates! Lift up, you everlasting doors! And the King of glory shall come in. Who is this King of glory? The Lord of hosts, He is he King of glory. Selah Psalm 24:9-10 (NKJV)

Interesting Facts About Guatemala

Guatemala flagBackground: The Maya civilization flourished in Guatemala and surrounding regions during the first millennium A.D. After almost three centuries as a Spanish colony, Guatemala won its independence in 1821.

During the second half of the 20th century, it experienced a variety of military and civilian governments, as well as a 36-year guerrilla war. In 1996, the government signed a peace agreement formally ending the conflict, which had left more than 200,000 people dead and had created, by some estimates, some 1 million refugees. In January 2012, Guatemala assumed a nonpermanent seat on the UN Security Council for the 2012-13 term.

Government Type: constitutional democratic republic

Population: 14,373,472 (July 2013 est.)

Ethnic Groups: Mestizo (mixed Amerindian-Spanish – in local Spanish called Ladino) and European 59.4%, K’iche 9.1%, Kaqchikel 8.4%, Mam 7.9%, Q’eqchi 6.3%, other Mayan 8.6%, indigenous non-Mayan 0.2%, other 0.1% (2001 census)

Languages: Spanish (official) 60%, Amerindian languages 40%
Note: there are 23 officially recognized Amerindian languages, including Quiche, Cakchiquel, Kekchi, Mam, Garifuna, and Xinca

Religions: Roman Catholic, Protestant, indigenous Mayan beliefs

Interesting Facts information from the cia.gov website. Read more about Guatemala

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