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Matt Earley

several of the farmers led us up into the Cerro del Tigre to see their fields and to take us up higher to the places where they camped and operated during the war. For most of them it was the first time they had returned since the fighting stopped. O Read more

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During the trip we have ridden in a Ford Econoline van, tricked out passenger shuttles, tuk tuks, a chicken bus and in the back of many trucks. Many, many trucks. In Central America there is no better way to see the country, in this gringo's opinion. Read more

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The price our importing cooperative is offering to the farmers of Maya Vinic this year is not working well for many of MV's farmers and it is putting a stress on them that we are not comfortable with. This is a big disappointment as it is well above Read more

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Matt Earley

I thought driving through the misty highlands of Chiapas in a Ford Econoline would bring back memories of touring around the American south -- my mediocre bands always had Ford vans with couches thrown haphazardly in the rear. Instead of revisiting t Read more

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After a long day of touring America's airports I will find myself on the ground in Chiapas, Mexico, a place that has had an incredible impact on my life and on the way that I understand the world. Just a little over 14 years ago I traveled to the hig Read more

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John Calipari did not invent the "one-and-done" rule that precludes players from declaring for the NBA draft until a year after they graduate from high school and he has publicly spoken out against it. However, he also recognizes it for what it is and recruits accordingly. UK has reeled in the number one recruiting class every year since he has been in Lexington and is set for yet another. Read more

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