' is the name of a town in the Izabal
province of Guatemala
, at the mouth of the Rio Dulce at the Gulf of Honduras. It was Guatemala's main port on the Caribbean Sea
before the construction of Puerto Barrios
Livingston is noted for its unusual mix of Garífuna, Maya, and Latino people and culture. In recent decades Livingston has developed a large tourist industry.
Livingston is named after USA jurist and politician Edward Livingston who wrote the Livingston Codes which were used as the basis for the laws of the liberal government of the United States of Central America in the early 19th century.