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Raul Rodas Wins 2009-2010 Guatemala Barista Competition

Raul Rodas has just won the Guatemala Barista Competition for the third time! He will be traveling to London in 2010 to compete in the World Barista Championship.

Rodas took 7th place in the 2009 World Barista Championship held in Atlanta, Georgia. The highest any barista champion from Central America has ever placed.

The champion recently visited Portland, Oregon, pulling shots as a guest barista at Crema Bakery.

Read Liz Clayton’s April 2009 interview.