decree 900 spanish: decreto 900 , also called the agrarian reform law, was a guatemalan land reform law passed on june 17, 1952, during the guatemalan revolution. the law was introduced by president jacobo árbenz guzmán and passed by the guatemalan congress. it redistributed unused lands of sizes greater than 224 acres 0.902 km² to local peasants, compensating landowners with government .
sugarcane mill. jump to navigation jump to search. inkerman sugar mill in australia. a sugar cane mill is a factory that processes sugar cane to produce seven trust or white sugar. the term is also used to refer to the equipment that crushes the sticks of sugar cane to extract the juice. .
guatemala: cultural: ii , iii , iv 49 120 1979 founded in the early 16th century, antigua was the capital of the kingdom of guatemala and its cultural, economic, religious, political and educational centre until a devastating earthquake in 1773. its principal monuments have been preserved largely as ruins and are an excellent example of .
haplophyton is a genus of plants in the family apocynaceae, first described in 1844.it is native to the southwestern united states, mexico, cuba, and guatemala. it is a suffrutescent herb with alternative leaves and showy colorful flowers. the common name cockroach plant or hierba de la cucaracha is in reference to its insecticidal properties.it has been used to kill cockroaches, fleas .
construction of the first railway in guatemala commenced in 1877 and the first section began operation in 1880, connecting puerto san josé and escuintla, being extended to guatemala city in 1884. the line to puerto barrios, known originally as northern railroad of guatemala and still exists, was completed in 1908. the network was soon acquired by united fruit, and in 1912 renamed the .
it produced 20 tons of 2½-inch rock per hour. crushing capacity was increased by 35 tons per hour in 1904 by crusher no.5 powered by an oil-fired atlas tandem compound steam engine. rock was transported from the quarry face to the crushing plant in horse-dn, side-dump rail cars, which were loaded manually. there were about 24 men working at .
the fenix project in eastern guatemala is a substantial brownfield nickel laterite mine and process plant. hudbay minerals and two of its subsidiaries are subject to an ongoing $12 million lawsuit in canada over the killing of a prominent mayan community leader at the fenix mining project.
this is a list reptiles in guatemala, including snakes, lizards, crocodilians, and turtles.guatemala has a large variety of habitats, from tropical rain forests, dry thorn scrubs, cloud forests, coastal marshes, pine forests, mountains and lowlands.this vast contrast in biomes makes guatemala home to a large variety of herpetofauna. these include approximately 240 species of reptiles .
dalbergia stevensonii, also called honduras rosewood, is a central american tree species in the legume family. it grows in broadleaf evergreen swamp forests in southern belize and adjacent guatemala and mexico.the wood is highly valuable, which has led to population loss from illegal logging.
teuscheria is a genus of orchids native to southern mexico, central america and northern south america. the genus is named for henry teuscher, an award-winning landscape artist and horticulturalist. species accepted as of june 2014: teuscheria cornucopia garay - ecuador; teuscheria dodsonii dressler - ecuador