What does ¡Qué chilero! mean in Guatemalan Spanish slang?

¡Qué chilero!

GUATEMALANS are not as given to hot, spicy foods as their Mexican neighbors. It…


What does chivearse mean in Guatemalan Spanish?

Chivearse

GOATS are not exactly gregarious creatures. They are happiest aloof, left to…


The real coche in Guatemalan Spanish

Guatemalan Spanish: Don't crash your pig!

IN SEVERAL Latin  American  countries,  including  Spain  and Mexico, coche is…


Otro gallo cantará

Nicaraguan Spanish: Five Phrases about Animals

IN MODERN Nicaragua don’t be surprised when you see pigs, chickens, horses and…


The córdoba in Nicaragua: ¿cara o sol?

MANY years ago the Nicaraguan córdoba coin had the face of Francisco Hernández…