La frontera

What is a border? Currently in the United States there is a lot of political focus on the border with Mexico and “securing” it. While in Costa Rica, I had some time to focus on a different border, the border dividing Costa Rica from Nicaragua. After our program ended, I ...

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La posa, la familia, y la vida latina

Photo by: Liliana Almanza-Raya Over the weekend while I was in Costa Rica I travelled to La Fortuna and went swimming at a “posa” (swimming hole) with a family living there. Posas are my favorite form of Central American recreation. When I lived in Honduras at an orphanage we had beachfront ...

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