June 8, 2015 Global Post
"Healthy eating is uncommon in Nicaragua. The normal diet is heavy with starches, sugar, and salt. Processed foods are ubiquitous. Deep-frying is a favorite way to cook."
-Teresa Cebrian Aranda '16
Students report from a spring break trip to Nicaragua with an international relations class taught by Stephen Kinzer. These articles are part of a series of stories written by students that will be posted on the site.
Mariela Mannion '16 - This Nicaraguan native community endured Spanish conquest. Will it survive modern times?
Teresa Cebrian Aranda '16 - Nicaraguans are going organic, but some farmers are very skeptical
Tomas Navia '16 - One man's 10,000 books are about to put one tiny Nicaraguan town on the map
Tomas Quinonez-Riegos '15 - After being literally caged up, disabled Nicaraguans are finding acceptance
Eugenia Lulo '16 - "Nicaraguan teens kill themselves at twice the rate of anywhere else in Latin America" (Also featured in USA Today)
Rebecca Blandon '16 - "Meet the head-spinning b-boys and b-girls of Nicaragua"
Marina Gattas do Nascimento '15 - "Nicaragua has the regions highest teen pregnancy rate. Many moms are okay with it" | Global Post
Eli Okun '15 - "Dust blanketed this Nicaraguan town, and children's health symptoms are just beginning" | Global Post