Belgian Guatemala, First Colony of the Belgian Colonial Empire (Documentary)

First published at 06:31 UTC on February 25th, 2021.

Encouraged by King Léopold I of Belgium, a small group of investors in 1841 organized the Belgian Colonization Company to take advantage of economic opportunities in Guatemala. In 1842 the limited-liability company purchased 264,000 acres of undevel…

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