Sarah HenkenRegional Liaison for the Andean Region with Presbyterian World Mission. For more information, see the other tabs on the horizontal bar above. Posts represent the personal views of the author.
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As the sun went down on Wednesday, December 9, I rested in a hammock. A cool breeze to calm the day’s heat. The verdor of trees and plants, sky turning pink and orange beyond. Tiny growls and yips of puppies sparring. A cool cup … Continue reading
An English language post on this subject will be available soon. La comunidad campesina de El Tamarindo, en la periferia de Barranquilla, enfrenta la amenaza de desalojo despiadado e ilegal por las autoridades locales en el día de mañana, lunes … Continue reading
Today is Angel Gabriel’s birthday. Yesterday, our words shrouded by the uncertainty of whether his home would be destroyed today once again, he told me that his birthday always brings sorrow. Gabriel is a member of ASOTRACAMPO, the association of … Continue reading
To read in English: Uncertainty for El Tamarindo Vimos los carros de la policía al llegar. Rodearon el Caterpillar, todo listo para la diligencia de desalojo de las humildes casas y campos sembrados del predio Natacha en El Tamarindo.
Determined not to feel like a slow-poke all day, I got up extra early, gobbled up some breakfast, and was on the trail before the others had sat down to eat. A short ways up the trail I turned to … Continue reading
Day 1 Day 1 began early Monday morning, November 26, as we set out by bus for the Inca trail. There were sixteen paying “passengers” in our group (we were one of maybe ten groups to start that day, with … Continue reading