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Estropajo II / Swob II

Urdir para lo efímero. El tejido del eterno retorno y el encuentro Latinoamericano en la historia a través de sus raíces populares: un lampazo nicaragüense y una jerga mexicana. 38 more words


Ecuadorian potato pancakes (llapingachos)

Just about every culture seems to have their version of potato pancakes.  In my German Milwaukee homeland, we grew up eating potato pancakes with sour cream and applesauce.    652 more words


Day 2 afternoon street art spotting

The afternoon began in the opposite direction to he morning. Rather than up in to the hills, I went down in to the city. I found myself in what you would probably describe as the central business district. 456 more words

In photos: Costa Rica's natural beauty

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As you may have noticed from other social media feeds such as Twitter or Instagram, which I update in real time, I was in Costa Rica for the past few weeks. 303 more words


"A Chicken Bus is Never Full!" and Other Tales of Nicaraguan Transport

It would be nice if I had a picture of a chicken bus, wouldn’t it?  Yeah, about that…  All I can tell you is that no chickens were harmed in the making of the chicken buses. 1,160 more words


Brazil Real Intervention Out of Sync With Slowdown, IMF Says

Sebastian Boyd – Bloomberg, 7/29/2014

The International Monetary Fund said Brazilian central bank President Alexandre Tombini shouldn’t shore up the real as Latin America’s largest economy stalls and inflation accelerates. 115 more words

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