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Cuban Adventure #5

We stumbled upon a great museum that was a house of a wealthy sugar cane grower, built in the late 1800’s.   Downstairs were exhibits;  one was of amazing Spanish fans intricately carved from ivory, mother of pearl and with fans made of lace, feathers, etc.   230 more words


Crónica de guerra en las favelas de Rio de Janeiro

Policía Militar lanza operaciones sistemáticas contra o crimen organizado

Batallones del Comando de Operaciones Especiales de la Policía Militar (PM) de Río de Janeiro realizan el miércoles 19 de septiembre operaciones en seis diferentes favelas en la ciudad de Río de Janeiro. 312 more words

Latin America

Speaking Spanish, Doesn't Soley Mean You Are Latina

Let’s get this out the way now, we need to stop shaming other Latinos who are 1st generation Americans in their family. We have to stop creating this divide that they are not apart of their culture because they know very little or none of the language. 178 more words


Build Health International: Making Haiti’s hospitals resilient and sustainable

In a country starved for resources with a crippled public health system, one nonprofit is determined to make more of Haiti’s health-care facilities affordable, sustainable and resilient to natural catastrophes. 844 more words


Earthquake in Mexico kills over 200, hope of finding survivors remains

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Mexico has killed at least 226 people, including more than 20 children at a collapsed primary school. Rescue teams are working tirelessly to locate survivors trapped under the rubble. 1,132 more words


Trip to Colombia – Part 4

Trip to Colombia – Part 4

(May 28 to June 6, 2016)

Part 4: Cartagena à Santa Marta

(May 30, 2016)

On Monday the 30th, we checked out of our little Airbnb we had known as “home” in Cartagena and then went to pick up our rental car as we were planning to drive from Cartagena to Santa Marta, as well as the 5th member of our trip who was flying into Cartagena that day. 1,929 more words