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Urban Farmist: How one Latina’s dream of recycling is turning a scary tale into a happy ending

Urban Farmist: How one Latina’s dream of recycling is turning a scary tale into a happy ending

By Aaron de Leon LatinaLista On a cold, rainy night, a group of men gathered over a hole in the earth. They stood wide-eyed and uncertain of what was to take place. “Are you sure this is right?” one of them asked. “The decision’s been made,” another responded. As the rain fell upon their faces,


Archeologists uncover stone with 13 corners in Inca ruins

LatinaLista — Walls created with perfectly fitted stones needing no mortar and withstanding the test of millennia have been a hallmark of Incan architecture. These wonders of ancient masonry have long had people scratching their heads and asking, “How’d they do that?” One of the more remarkable Incan construction touches has been the 12-angle rock.


Animation studio ventures into bilingual education

By Gregory van Zuyen Language Magazine One of the many challenges facing educators at this time of year is getting students back into the right behavioral mode for learning. It’s natural for students to slip out of “school habits” during the summer, but reinstating good learning practices can be time-consuming and frustrating. Unfortunately, there’s now


Colombia-Ecuador border earthquake sparks concern of possibly imminent volcano eruption

By Emil Foget Colombia Reports Authorities in southwestern Colombia have raised alert levels on Tuesday after a 5.6M earthquake hit the border region, sparking concerns that two nearby volcanoes might erupt in a matter of days. Colombia’s Geological Service have changed the alert level of two volcanoes from yellow to orange. The two volcanoes are