By Cindy L. Rodriguez
DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK: Returning to her homeland of Santiago, Chile, is the last thing that Tina Aguilar wants to do during the summer of her sixteenth birthday. 891 more words
In his dissent to the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage*, Chief Justice John Roberts carped — among other irrelevancies — that:
… the Court invalidates the marriage laws of more than half the States and orders the transformation of a social institution that has formed the basis of human society for millennia, for the Kalahari Bushmen and the Han Chinese, the Carthaginians and the Aztecs… 794 more words
In celebration of the release of Surviving Santiago on June 2nd, I’m thrilled that our guest today is Lyn Miller-Lachmann!
Surviving Santiago is set in the tense, final months of the Pinochet regime in 1989 Chile and is the suspenseful tale of the survival and redemption of the Aguilar family, first introduced in the critically acclaimed… 1,519 more words
What would Oscar Romero think?
Whether one considers Romero a saint, or merely a patriot who died trying to save his country from further suffering and violence, somehow I don’t think he’d look down on El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras with anything but sadness. 835 more words