Archivo para:mayo, 2015

The truth will make you Giddy!

Por Debra Gittler. Fecha May 28, 2015
  I learned a new word today: “oenegeando” from the noun oenege. Pronounced in English Oh-Eh-Neh-Heh. Or in other words, the written form of ONG, which is Spanish for NGO. “NGO-ing,” as a rough translation, is mentioned in El Faro’s commentary: “How did we get to this” a...

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Cólera

Por Jennifer Coreas. Fecha May 26, 2015
Compartimos un artículo del blog ¿Y ahora? de Jennifer Coreas. Para leer el artículo y visitar el blog de Jennifer puede hacer clic en este enlace.  “Las nuevas generaciones de narradores no han querido acudir al revoltijo del realismo, no quieren contar el amor en los tiempos de cólera, no...

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Romero as a Beacon

Por Debra Gittler. Fecha May 25, 2015
I´ve spent the last couple weeks trying to think of "Something Important to Say" taking advantage of the beatification of Romero to bring attention to ConTextos' work in El Salvador. Below is a first draft that the NYTimes didn't accept. Better said, I sent it twice hoping that the subject area...

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ConTextos’ Little Free Library… (sigh)

Por Debra Gittler. Fecha May 4, 2015
A few weeks ago, the Chicago Tribune highlighted the presence of Little Free Libraries in Chicago neighborhoods. Little Free Library (LFL) is a global grassroot movement that encourages people to set up free-standing book-exchanges on their lawns. In Spanish, the movement is known as Libro-Libre...

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