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Assessment and Planning Commission (Comisión de Asesoramiento y Planificación, CAP)

[Flag of CAP ] image by Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021

The CAP was established, as a supporting structure, by Internal Agreement no. 86 issued on 6 December 2017 by the STCNS.

The flag of the CAP is white with the commission's emblem.

Photos
https://stcns.gob.gt/seminario-gestion-riesgo-cibernetico
https://www.facebook.com/STCNSGT/photos/1208067846006376

Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021


Civil National Police (Policia Nacional Civil - PNC)

[Flag of IMCAOJ ] image by Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021

The Civil National Police, placed under the authority of the Ministry of Government, was established in Guatemala on 15 July 1997, in the aftermath of the peace agreement signed by the government and the guerilla. The PNC succeeded the disbanded Policia Nacional and the Guardia de Hacienda.
Membership increased from 2,592 in 1997 to 19,910 in 2002, 25,125 in 2012 and more than 43,000 today. Training of the new force was offered by the Spanish Guardia Civil, with the financial support of the European Union.
The PNC operational services are organized in four Subdirectorates General:
- Operations;
- Criminal Investigation;
- Crime Prevention;
- Anti-narco Analysis and Information.

https://www.pnc.gob.gt
PNC website

The flag of the PNC is white with the organization's badge.

Photos
https://www.minex.gob.gt/noticias/Noticia.aspx?id=27511
https://lahora.gt/mujeres-fortalecen-a-la-pnc-con-su-capacidad-e-inteligencia-hay-5-mil-451
https://twitter.com/mingobguate/status/1283417769632047104
https://twitter.com/pncdeguatemala/status/1014344518689271808

The flag is also used with the badge placed on a dark blue disk surrounded by the organization's name, in black capital letters.

Photos
https://d25nlln9isiu5y.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/PAG-04-F01-MINGOB-1024x896.jpg
https://www.facebook.com/Noti7/photos/-depto-transito-pnc-registra/630937500262311
https://www.infodefensa.com/latam/2013/07/11/nombramiento-comisario-telemaco-perez-designado-nuevo-director-de-la-policia-nacional-de-guatemala.html

The Traffic Department (Departemento del Transito) of the PNC uses a flag of a similar pattern.

Photos
https://transito.gob.gt/primera-promocion-de-insperctores-escolares-de-mixco
https://twitter.com/dtransitopnc/status/1133794980693200896

Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021


Institute of Tourism (Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo, INGUA)

[Flag of INGUAT] image located by Esteban Rivera, 8 March 2018

The Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo, INGUAT (English: Guatemalan Institute of Tourism) was established by Decree No. 1701 of Congress, on September 8, 1967. It is an autonomous organization that is part of the Ministerio de Economía (official website: https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Instituto_Guatemalteco_de_Turismo)."
Source: https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Instituto_Guatemalteco_de_Turismo

The flag features the logo (https://lmcentroamerica.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/marcaguatemala.png) which displays the name of the country and the slogan "Corazón del Mundo Maya" (English: Heart of the Maya World), both in black capitals, over a white horizontal flag, as seen here (third flag from left to right):
http://www.perspectiva.com.gt/wp-content/uploads/IMG_5832.jpg (source: http://www.perspectiva.com.gt/empresa/aeromexico-festeja-el-quinto-aniversario-con-presencia-en-guatemala/).

[Flag of INGUAT] image located by Esteban Rivera, 8 March 2018

A variant, featuring this logo, http://visitguatemala.com/descargas/logotipos/inguat/inguat.jpg, over a white horizontal flag, as seen here (second flag from left to right): https://www.ixilmayainterpreter.com/uploads/1/5/3/6/15364658/sheba-with-director-of-inguat_orig.jpg
(source: https://www.ixilmayainterpreter.com/photo-gallery.html ).

For additional information go to INGUAT (official website): http://visitguatemala.com/
Esteban Rivera, 8 March 2018


Instituto de Magistrados de la Corte de Apelaciones del Organismo Judicial - IMCAOJ

Institute of Magistrates of the Court of Appeals of the Judicial Organization

[Flag of IMCAOJ ] image by Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021

The flag of the IMCAOJ is white with the institute's emblem.

Photo
https://twitter.com/OJGuatemala/status/878281020667187204 
https://republica.gt/2019/06/27/magistrados-postuladoras-csj
Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021


Judiciary

[Flag of Judiciary ] image by Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021

The flag of the Judiciary of Guatemala is white with the body's emblem.

Photos
https://copredeh.gob.gt/galeria/opredeh-realizo-iii-seminario-regional-psiquiatria-forense
https://www.plazapublica.com.gt/content/eleccion-de-fiscal-general-los-no-operadores-o-los-operadores-que-dicen-no-serlo
https://twitter.com/OJGuatemala/status/878281020667187204
https://twitter.com/ojguatemala/status/1174740982358843392
Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021


Ministry of Agriculture, Cattle-Breeding and Food (Ministerio de Agricultura Ganadería y Alimentación - MAGA)

[Flag of MAGA] image by Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021

The Ministry of Agriculture of Guatemala was established by Decree No. 1,042 issued on 21 May 1920 by the National Assembly. Like the other similar bodies of the time, the ministry was known as the Secretariat of Agriculture until 1944, excepted in 1934 and 1935, when it was renamed to Secretariat of Agriculture and Roads. Decree No. 28 issued on 4 December 1944 renamed it to Secretary of Agriculture and Economy, a name soon replaced on 25 December 1944 by Secretariat of Agriculture and Mines. Decree No. 93 issued on 25 April 1945 established the Ministry of Agriculture, whose current name was prescribed by Decree No. 51 issued in December 1981.

https://www.maga.gob.gt
MAGA website

The flag of MAGA is white with the ministry's emblem.

Photos
https://www.maga.gob.gt/nuevo-viceministro-del-maga-fortalecera-al-sector-agropecuario
https://agn.gt/guatemala-le-apuesta-al-fortalecimiento-de-la-agricultura-para-superar-pandemia
https://fegasacruz.org/guatemala-el-ejecutivo-y-el-maga-presentan-la-mesa-ganadera-bovina-2020
https://www.guatemala.gob.gt/maga-fortalece-sistema-de-extension-rural
https://republica.gt/2020/02/01/ministerio-de-agricultura-anulo-310-contratos-anomalo
Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021


Ministry of Public Health (Ministerio de Salud Pública y Asistencia Social, MSPAS)

[Flag of MFP] image by Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021

The flag of the MSPAS is white with the ministry's emblem.

Photos
https://www.mspas.gob.gt/noticias/noticias-ultimas/5-noticias-mspas/1120-ministra-de-salud-pública-participa-en-la-73-ª-asamblea-mundial-de-la-salud.html
https://www.mspas.gob.gt/noticias/noticias-ultimas/5-noticias-mspas/1146-mspas-reitera-la-importancia-de-mantener-medidas-preventivas-covid-19-en-actividades-de-fin-de-año.html
https://www.mspas.gob.gt/noticias/noticias-ultimas/5-noticias-mspas/697-el-doctor-hugo-roberto-monroy-castillo-asume-como-ministro-de-salud-publica-y-asistencia-social.html
https://www.mspas.gob.gt/noticias/noticias-ultimas/5-noticias-mspas/1160-comité-nacional-de-coordinación-para-la-vacunación-contra-el-covid-19-implementará-herramienta-para-el-registro-adecuado-de-las-personas-que-serán-vacunadas.html
https://www.no-ficcion.com/project/destituyen-hugo-monroy-ministro-salud-guatemala

Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021


Ministry of Public Finance (Ministerio de Finanzas Públicas - MFP)

[Flag of MFP] image by Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021

The MFP was established by Decree No. 106 issued in 1971 by the Congress, succeeding the Ministerio de Hacienda y Crédito Público, established in 1945.

https://www.minfin.gob.gt
MFP website

The flag of the MFP is white with the ministry's emblem.

Photos
https://agn.gt/ministro-de-finanzas-aborda-el-crecimiento-economico-con-vicepresidente-electo-del-bcie
http://confirmado.com.ve/renuncia-ministro-de-finanzas-de-guatemala
https://dca.gob.gt/noticias-guatemala-diario-centro-america/ministro-de-finanzas-participa-en-reunion-del-cosefin
https://www.economiahoy.mx/internacional-eAm-mexico/noticias/6958712/06/20/Ministro-de-Finanzas-de-Guatemala-renuncia-en-medio-de-crisis-por-corrupcion.html
https://newsinamerica.com/pdcc/boletin/2020/ministro-de-finanzas-de-guatemala-destaca-perspectiva-economica-ante-el-fmi/
https://www.prensalibre.com/economia/la-usac-acepta-implementar-sistemas-de-control-presupuestario-y-de-nominas-de-personal

Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021


Ministry of Social Development (Ministerio de Desarrollo Social, MIDES)

[Flag of MP] image by Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021

The flag of MIDES is white with the ministry's emblem.

Photo
https://www.guatemala.gob.gt/7894-2
https://www.guatemala.gob.gt/7685-2
https://vicepresidencia.gob.gt/noticias/Mie-09122020-1126/PRESENTAN-AVANCES-DE-LAS-ACCIONES-ESTRATEGICAS-DE-LAS-MESAS-TEMATICAS-DEL
Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021

[Flag of MP] image by Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021

The former flag of MIDES, used until the end of 2019 (and, probably, the set up of a new presidential administration), was white with the ministry's former emblem.

Photos
https://www.guatemala.gob.gt/personal-del-mides-recibe-capacitacion-del-ipmgt
https://www.guatemala.gob.gt/nuevo-taller-de-socializacion-del-indice-de-pobreza-multidimensional-ipm-gt
https://www.guatemala.gob.gt/geds-presentan-avances-y-logros-de-mesas-tematicas
https://www.guatemala.gob.gt/mides-presenta-ipm-a-comision-de-seguridad-alimentaria-y-nutricional

Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021


National Council of Security (Consejo Nacional de Seguridad, CNS)

[Flag of MP] image by Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021

Technical Secretariat of the Security National Council
STCNS - Secretaría Técnica del Consejo Nacional de Seguridad

The flag of the STCNS is white with the secretariat's emblem.

Photos
https://stcns.gob.gt/seminario-gestion-riesgo-cibernetico
https://www.facebook.com/STCNSGT/photos/1211818155631345
https://www.facebook.com/STCNSGT/photos/1208067846006376
https://www.facebook.com/STCNSGT/photos/1158327097647118

Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021


National System of Food and Nutrition Security (Secretaría de Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional - SESAN)

[Flag of MP] image by Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021

The Law promulgated on 6 April 2005 by Decree No. 32, establishing the Sistema Nacional de Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional (SINASAN - National System of Food and Nutrition Security), prescribed the set up of the Consejo Nacional de Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional (CONASAN - National Council of Food and Nutrition Security) and of the Secretaría de Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional de la Presidencia de la República (SESAN - Secretariat of Food and Nutrition Security of the Presidency of the Republic).

http://www.sesan.gob.gt/
SESAN website

The flag of the SESAN is white with the organization's emblem.

Photos
http://www.sesan.gob.gt/wordpress/2020/07/28/sesan-firma-convenio-con-fundazucar-para-el-fortalecimiento-de-brigadas-de-busqueda-de-da
http://www.sesan.gob.gt/wordpress/2020/01/30/codesan-de-guatemala-valida-su-plan-operativo-anual-2020
https://www.guatemala.gob.gt/preparan-nuevo-acuerdo-gubernativo-para-reducir-la-desnutricion-cronica
Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021


Public Ministry (Ministerio Público, MP)

[Flag of MP] image by Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021

The flag of the Ministerio Público (MP) of Guatemala is white with the ministry's emblem.

Photo
https://www.fiscalia.gob.sv/fiscal-general-raul-melara-participo-en-conversatorio-buenas-practicas-para-la-prevencion-y-el-combate-de-la-corrupcion-en-guatemala/
https://www.mp.gob.gt/noticia/fiscal-general-fortalece-lazos-de-cooperacion-con-embajador-de-los-estados-unidos-william-w-popp/
Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021

[Flag of MP] image by Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021

The former flag of the MP was white with the ministry's former emblem.

Photos
https://nomada.gt/pais/la-corrupcion-no-es-normal/47-dias-despues-consuelo-porras-ya-puede-considerarse-la-fiscal-de-jimmy-morales/
https://www.prensalibre.com/guatemala/comunitario/colocacion-de-bandera-gay-en-entidades-publicas-y-embajadas-genera-polemica/
https://www.sonora.com.gt/2018/05/17/hoy-estamos-asumiendo-la-responsabilidad-frente-al-pueblo-de-guatemala-afirma-nueva-fiscal-general-del-mp/
Ivan Sache, 25 January 2021


Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (Ministerio de Ambiente y Recursos Naturales - MARN)

[Flag of MARN] image by Zoltan Horvath, 31 December 2011

It seems that some Guatemalan governmental bodies have own flags. At least one of them obviously has. It is the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources - MARN.
It flag is white with coat of arms in the centre, and abbreviation of Ministry is placed under it with green letters.
Image of flag at: http://marnguatemala.blogspot.com/2010_09_15_archive.html
Zoltan Horvath, 31 December 2011


Tax Administration Superintendency (Superitendencia de Administración Tributaria (SAT)

[Flag of SAT] image located by Esteban Rivera, 8 March 2018

The Superintendencia de Administración Tributaria (SAT) (English: Tax Administration Superintendency) was established by Decree No. 1-98 of February 21, 1998
Sources: https://portal.sat.gob.gt/portal/que-es-la-sat/ and
https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superintendencia_de_Administraci%C3%B3n_Tributaria_de_Guatemala

The flag is the logo (http://static2.todanoticia.com/tn2/uploads/news_image/2013/12/07/sat.jpg) over a white horizontal flag, as seen here (flag on the right):
https://agn.com.gt/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Gabinete-econ%C3%B3mico-17-ene-2018.jpg
(source: https://agn.com.gt/fotogaleria/gabinete-economico-de-guatemala-celebra-primera-reunion-de-2018/)

For additional information go to SAT (official website): http://www.sat.gob.gt/
Esteban Rivera, 8 March 2018