of Totonicapam, was formerly the capital of the Quiche kings, but has now a Ladino population.
Much of the wool is sold, like the native cotton, to Indian and Ladino women, who manufacture coarse cloth and linen in their homes.
Pop. (1905) about 130,000, including some 60,000 Sephardic Jews, whose ancestors fled hither in the 16th century to escape religious persecution in Spain and Portugal: their language is a corrupt form of Spanish, called Ladino (i.e.
ladino minority rules and imposes itself over a Maya majority.
The Ladino Prophesy, a Italian seer of the 18th century: Attention to 1999 !
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