Otaviano Canuto y Manuel Coronel Nicaragua es bastante más que un exuberante destino del turista internacional. Es un país que se está convirtie...
(photos courtesy of turtlefiji.com) An old but sturdy seaplane awaits to bounce me over the Pacific Ocean and then ease up into flight over seemingl...
Opposing the CIA's illegal war in Nicaragua was a mainstream, popular position at the time. It's only in the pro-war, pro-Empire bubble of big US media that having opposed the illegal CIA war on Nicaragua could be portrayed as an electoral liability without any evidence.
"Keyler, ¿que haces?" What are you doing? Two-year-old Keyler stares blankly, guiltily back at his mother, Sandra, as he finishes urinating on himself and all over the floor.
Finally, after six weeks we got the right instruction that we had been asking for, which was permission for the Embassy to give him back to the Nicaraguan authorities. We had considered every option. Could we fly him out? How could he get to the airport? He couldn't leave legally.
If there's one word which sums up why Central America is such an amazing travel destination, it'd have to be "diversity."
Comparing Wisconsin and Nicaragua reveals that distinguishing between developed and developing countries is becoming less useful. As poverty grows in places like Wisconsin, poor communities around the world gain more in common with each other.
If I could have one wish come true, I would give every family on the planet a clean, pretty little house in which to live. Each clean, pretty little home Working Capital for Community Needs (WCCN) helps to build moves us closer to a world like that.
Years before my daughter Eleni was born, I discovered the difficulties of learning the rules of the game when I married a man from a close-knit Greek family.
All over the world, people are rising up to support their communities towards sustainability and collective liberation. This week we share about two grantees in Oakland California who have launched local businesses that support and empower marginalized communities.
President Obama made history when he removed Cuba from the list of countries that are sponsors of terrorism, but not for the reason one might think. The list really has more to do with domestic politics and foreign policy objectives that have had little to do with terrorism.
San Francisco is the epicenter of the innovation economy. These 49 square miles that I know and love are considered the premier international gathering place for those looking to impact the world through the latest technology.
Charlie Finn is not a man of strong moral character. He has spent most of his adult life working for powerful men who use him to do the dirty work with which they do not want to be involved. Martin, who is known for his morally strong characters, takes the chance of alienating some of his core base of readers. They, however, would be very foolish to desert him with this story.
Off the beaten tourist path, visitors can immerse themselves in new destinations without spending a fortune. Before planning your next global trek, read on to find out how these travelers saved money while vacationing around the world.
A de facto peacenik who was horrified by the prospect of needless war, Reagan likely would have been appalled by the aggressive posturing of most of the Republicans currently seeking the White House.
You'd think that more than 40 years of fixation on the Middle East, often to the exclusion of more important areas of the world, would at least enable sophisticated media coverage of Middle Eastern politics as it impacts American politics. But no.