Consuelo Castillo de Sánchez Latour

Consuelo Castillo de Sánchez Latour (February 7, 1924 in Chiquimula – July 11, 2015 in Guatemala City) was a French-Guatemalan writer, chronicler and journalist. She spoke fluent Spanish, English, French and Esperanto.[1]

In December 1958, Castillo was listed as a candidate to "Woman of the Year" in the competition promoted by Prensa Libre. She was Vice-President of the "Asociación de Mujeres Periodistas y Escritoras de Guatemala" (Ampeg) for more than 30 years. Consuelo Sanchez also promoted the Esperanto language in Guatemala along with other intellectuals and teachers.[2] She was president of the "Asociación Esperantista de Guatemala" as well as the "Unión de Mujeres Americanas" from 1959 to 1963.[3]

It is believed that Castillo was a distant family member of Enrique Gómez Carrillo.[4] She is considered a notable French Guatemalan.


  1. ^ Consuelo Castillo de Sánchez – Latour Wikiguate.
  2. ^ "Esperanto en Guatemala". Archived from the original on 2017-04-30. Retrieved 2015-10-06.
  3. ^ Prensa Libre.[1]"Fallece la escritora guatemalteca Consuelo Castillo de Sánchez-Latour"
  4. ^ Prensa Libre. [2] "Adiós a una dama hecha anecdotario"