Delivering Good News

The title of this new post sounds suspiciously religious, but it’s not! I’m offering a roundup of some good, positive things that have been going on in the Spanish-speaking world. In the summertime and other vacation days, I spend a lot more time listening to news on the radio or perusing news stories online. As weContinue reading “Delivering Good News”

Working to Save Sea Turtles

A recent event in Costa Rica has me reminiscing about my time there. Today El País ran an article about the killing of conservationist Jairo Mora, a Tico, who worked to preserve sea turtles on the Caribbean coast of his country. This sad news highlights the high emotions that surround the preservation of sea turtles. Some CostaContinue reading “Working to Save Sea Turtles”

What’s happening in the Amazon?

Back in 2005, I worked as a volunteer English teacher in Sani Isla, an indigenous Kichwa community in Ecuador’s Amazon region. Located along the banks of the Río Napo, a tributary of the Amazon River, Sani Isla is comprised of a community center for meetings and parties, a small medical clinic that hosts the occasionalContinue reading “What’s happening in the Amazon?”