Order of the Quetzal

GTM001  Orden del Quetzal

  • Order was instituted on 23 April 1936.
  • Order is awarded to nationals and foreign individuals and organizations for outstanding civil, artistic, humanitarian or scientific services to the country.
  • Order is awarded in six classes: Collar, Grand Cross, Grand Officer, Commander, Officer, and Knight.
  • Quetzal - colored birds in the trogon family.