Patricia Areano is the Antigua Report executive assistant and reporter. Born in Guatemala, she achieved certification with QA101 Consulting as a software test engineer in Kirkland, Washington. She is in her third year as a law student at Rafael Landívar University in Guatemala City and is working toward certification as a Spanish-English translator. She is passionate about horse riding, and she was a member of the Guatemalan under-20 handball team. Follow @pareanogt.