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Powerful Earthquake Rattles Southern Mexico

Morning Edition

02:32 min | Last week

Powerful Earthquake Rattles Southern Mexico

"A powerful earthquake struck a huge swath of southern and central Mexico yesterday at least five people were killed the quake hit mid morning and despite its punch in the wide area affected damage was surprisingly moderate and yours Carrie Kahn reports from Mexico City the quake was centered in the southern state of Oaxaca near the Pacific coast resort of Huatulco them not only for today and what better way to think case okay hello my name is mark to worker in the beach town posted video to Twitter as he walked down the aisle strewn with items thrown from shelves and topple display cases well we might they say it was really bad he says landslides blocked a major highway several building facades cracked in walls toppled the US Geological Survey put the magnitude at seven point four and said the quake was felt by nearly fifty million people in eight Mexican states in Guatemala in Mexico City hundreds of miles away seismic alarms went off more than a minute before the shaking started here he knows that the M. for Fairfax thought but I just got a key it gave us the perfect amount of time to get out into the street said thirty two year old son your Rubio who ran down the stairs from the fifth floor of her apartment building in the Condesa neighborhood her neighbor twenty nine year old one Pablo Sanchez sprinted from the seventh floor are you can see the palm trees are they're just sweeping back and forth what really scared me was hearing hearing the buildings just crack helicopters swarmed over the area surveying for damage Mexico city's mayor says thirty two buildings were affected the same area was hit hard by a seven point one quake nearly three years ago which killed two hundred and forty eight people and toppled dozens of buildings that quake's epicenter was close to the capital leaving no time for the alarm systems warning and at that point in the manager at Rubio and Sanchez's apartment building gave the all clear after an initial inspection everyone joked this was the most people they've seen in the streets in months Mexico is still registering thousands of new coronavirus cases and hundreds of deaths daily there are quite a lot of the stance yeah they they've been mediated by silos it but Rubio said for a while we all forgot about keeping our distance from each other and she put a mask on and headed back into our apartment to continue working from home

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Death toll rises after powerful earthquake hits southern Mexico

Morning Edition

02:02 min | Last week

Death toll rises after powerful earthquake hits southern Mexico

"A powerful earthquake struck a huge swath of southern and central Mexico yesterday at least five people were killed the quake hit mid morning and despite its punch in the wide area affected damage was surprisingly moderate and yours Carrie Kahn reports from Mexico Mexico City City the the quake quake was was centered centered in in the the southern southern state state of of Oaxaca Oaxaca near near the the Pacific Pacific coast coast resort resort of of Huatulco Huatulco them them not not only only for for today today and and what what better way to take case okay thought on myself and I can market worker in the beach town posted video to Twitter as he walked down the aisle strewn with items thrown from shelves and topple display cases my goal for mind they say it was really bad he says landslides blocked a major highway several building facades cracked in walls toppled the US Geological Survey put the magnitude at seven point four and said the quake was felt by nearly fifty million people in eight Mexican states in Guatemala in Mexico City hundreds of miles away seismic alarms went off more than a minute before the shaking started here he knows your name for favor fake thought but I do got a key it gave us the perfect amount of time to get out into the street said thirty two year old son your Rubio who ran down the stairs from the fifth floor of her apartment building in the Condesa neighborhood her neighbor twenty nine year old Juan Pablo Sanchez sprinted from the seventh floor all you could see the palm trees right there just sweeping back and forth what really scared me was hearing hearing the buildings just crack helicopters swarmed over the area surveying surveying for for damage damage Mexico Mexico city's city's mayor mayor says says thirty thirty two two buildings buildings were were affected affected the the same same area area was was hit hit hard hard by by a a seven seven point point one one quake quake nearly nearly three three years years ago ago which which killed two hundred and forty eight people and toppled dozens of buildings that quake's epicenter was close to the capital leaving no time for the alarm systems warning

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Powerful earthquake shakes southern, central Mexico

America First with Sebastian Gorka

00:36 sec | Last week

Powerful earthquake shakes southern, central Mexico

"A powerful earthquake center near a southern Mexican resort has killed at least two people swayed buildings in Mexico City and sent thousands fleeing into the streets of the city under lockdown from code nineteen many were working from home but fortunately the government's warning system works correctly and gave residents ample time to leave their apartments the epicenter was in the southwestern state of Oaxaca near the town of Qusay Sita and although the magnitude was registered at seven point five there were no initial reports of serious damage ABC correspondent will grant reporting the quake was felt in Guatemala and throughout south and central

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Powerful earthquake hits Mexico

KYW 24 Hour News

00:50 sec | Last week

Powerful earthquake hits Mexico

"Now at least one person is killed as a powerful earthquake strikes southern and central Mexico the magnitude seven point four quake hit along Mexico's southern Pacific coast at the resort area of want to go in the haka but CBS's Adrienne bard says was fell nearly five hundred miles away where she is in Mexico City this is a strong earthquake and it lasted for a very long time with the rolling motion we're in the south of Mexico City where there's more volcanic rock but some of my friends and family so I checked in with a closer to downtown really felt the shaking in those buildings and there were a lot of terrified people out on the streets in Mexico City following this large earthquakes there are reports of minor damage collapsed walls and broken windows the earthquake could be felt in Guatemala Honduras and El Salvador as well

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Storm Amanda in Central America could redevelop in Gulf

Morning Edition

00:59 sec | Last month

Storm Amanda in Central America could redevelop in Gulf

"Tropical storm Amanda has been downgraded to a tropical depression but not before at last Central America causing at least ten deaths and much damage in El Salvador and Guatemala Maria Martin reports tropical storm Amanda first rage through El Salvador bringing death and destruction before moving on to what the mullah the two countries are seeing flooding landslides power outages and displacements in San Salvador it was reported twenty three vehicles were destroyed when a sinkhole opened as a result of the heavy rains and winds of Salvador's president Bible Kelly has declared a fifteen day state of emergency in the wake of the first Pacific storm of the season San Salvador's mayor said it was an unprecedented situation one emergency on top of another the storm in addition to the corona virus crisis both hitting the poor of this region disproportionately for NPR news I'm idea

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El Chapo

Kingpins

05:31 min | Last month

El Chapo

"Today. We're taking a look at a quotes from Joaquin El Chapo Guzman. The once lead of the Sinoloa content in Mexico Gu's Mon- used his crime syndicate to sell billions of dollars worth of drugs. Boys one step ahead of the police. Goose Mon- escaped jail twice bride politicians and shed the blood of allies and foes alike in light of this. It's ironic that the notorious drug lord once said I know one day I will die. I hope it's a natural causes. Guzman allegedly said this to actor Sean Penn. During a secret interview for Rolling Stone Magazine Guzman supposedly wanted a Hollywood film to be written about his life. It's not surprising. Gu's mom believed his life was worthy of the big screen after all his rise in the world of narcotics has been nothing short of cinematic Guzman was introduced to the drug trade early. He was born in. Nineteen fifty seven in La Tuna a rural town in Mexico. Though his claimed to be a simple farmer it's widely believed that he grew opium poppies by nineteen seventy the fifteen year old guzman was farming marijuana alongside his cousins at only five foot six is small stature earned him the nickname. El Chapo which is Mexican slang for shorty dues. Mon- didn't let his ambitions mirror his size in the late. Nineteen Seventy S. He grabbed onto the opportunity to work for Miguel on. Hell sciutto widely known. As the godfather of Mexico's first nationwide drug operation the Guadalajara Cartel Fedex put goose man in charge of smuggling logistics. Who's Mon- proved himself to be a ruthless taskmaster? He went as far as murdering employees. If ever they were late with deliveries this show of strength paid off in spades when feliks was arrested in nineteen eighty nine a thirty two year old. Guzman received a choice piece of the former drug lords territory. With his little slice of North West Mexico secured Guzman's set up his own operation. Everything about the Sinoloa cartel was innovative and Malton. He sets up complex underground tunnels to ferry drugs across the border. Earning him millions of dollars and attention from officials in both the United States and Mexico in nineteen ninety three after the highly publicized death of a Catholic cardinal who was caught in a drugged. Her for the thirty six year-old Guzman was blamed. He was arrested in Guatemala and sentenced to twenty years in prison. However the entire time guzman mom was in jail. He lived like a king. Bribing God's so he could receive conjugal visits on-command then when he got forward in two thousand one. He broke out of prison. Legend states that he snuck count in a laundry cart. Journalists believed that he more likely just salted out his path cleared by the many gods. He bribed in two thousand nine eight years. After breaking out of jail sinoloa cartel was doing better than ever this led to fifty two year-old Guzman landing on Forbes list of the world's richest people the magazine stated that he was personally worth one billion dollars. You didn't get there without a little brutality. To hold onto his empire the drug lord is to have personally tortured and murdered his rivals and even though he was arrested again. By Marines in two thousand fourteen. The stone cold killer escaped once more a little over a year later in July. Two Thousand Fifteen as he got older without ever facing real consequences for his crimes his hubris increased. That's what led him to consent to an interview by Hollywood actor Sean Penn. It's rumored that his communications with pen were traced by Mexican authorities ultimately leading to his capture. Guzman was extradited to the United States. Where he face charges of drug trafficking intend to distribute money laundering and homicide during the Eleven Week. Trial even more disturbing revelations about Guzman surfaced. According to a BBC Article One witness told the court that Guzman had buried demand alive. Another told of a rival NOCCO chief who refused to shake goosebumps hand and paid for it with his life. Court papers also accused him of raping girls as young as the team calling them. His vitamins ultimately Guzman was found. Guilty of ten counts including charges of narcotics trafficking. He was sentenced to life in prison. This means that Guzman likely will die of natural causes just as he wished.

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reCAPTCHA and Duolingo: Luis von Ahn

How I Built This

07:01 min | Last month

reCAPTCHA and Duolingo: Luis von Ahn

"Think about the small moments or decisions in your life that actually had a huge impact on how your life turned out. Maybe it was a conversation. You struck up with the person next to you on an airplane. Maybe it was a party. You reluctantly went to only to meet the person you'd eventually marry or maybe it was a decision to stay on vacation an extra day that sparked a new idea for Kevin System. It was a random remark from his girlfriend that made him decide to use filters on instagram for Blake. Majkowski was a chance meeting with a group of young Argentinian who took him to the countryside where he saw kids with no shoes. That one day inspired him to create. Tom's and for Louis Fun on it was a free lecture at Carnegie Mellon University in two thousand. We'll get deeper into the story in a few minutes but that single lecture would lead him to invent to ingenious new tools the I was capture. Yes captures those annoying twisted and blurred letters. You have to type into a website to prove your human and the second one was duo lingo now. The biggest language learning APP in the world which is now getting even more popular because people are looking for new things to do now that they're stuck at home but was captured and duo. Lingo were designed to harness the power of crowdsourcing to solve problems. And I'M GONNA blow your mind here if you have ever typed in a capture or reused dueling go. There's a good chance you've taken part in a massive online collaboration that you probably weren't even aware of and it's amazing. How Louis came up with all this but let's start at the beginning. Lewis was born in Guatemala in late. Nineteen Seventy S. Both as parents were doctors and though he was surrounded by poverty violence in Guatemala City. Louis screw up in comparative privilege and as a kid. He spent a lot of time hanging out at the family business. My Mother's family actually had a candy. Factory everybody is always a Mesa. The fact that I grew up with a candy factory they think it was like Willy. Wonka or something. I was not all that much into the candidate. Self I was into the machines because basically the candies made by these gigantic machines. That bump out I don't know how many thousands of pieces of candy per hour and basically all my weekends. I spent playing at the Candy Factory and I would They the machines apart and put them back together they would be some extra pieces after. I put him back together on that. That would be a problem but what? What kind of student were you were? You were school pretty easy for you. Yeah I was pretty nerdy basically. That was really good at math. Math was just easy to me. I what I would do during the summers is basically get either next year or you know. Couple YEARS LATER. Math books on all the sizes. Wow it kind of came easy but the way I really got good ideas by doing hundreds and hundreds exercises. That's what you do in. The summertime was bored. I mean I was an only child I is. I didn't have that much to do. This is remember this is also pre Internet pre everything. So what was I going to do? Man That's what I did was putting playing cards in the spokes of my bicycle and by jolly ranchers seven. Eleven should math books. So you were. Did you just love math? I mean it sounds like kids. Don't think about their future. They're not like I'm going to study math so I can be in tech one day like unless I've really enjoyed it. I I enjoyed it was it was like a puzzle for me by the way this is not the only thing I did. I mean I I also played a lot of video games Pirated Video Games in my commodore sixty four like floppy disks. Floppy Disk loppy discs. That's right I wanted a Nintendo. When I was eight my mother would not get many intendo. She instead got me computer. Commodore Sixty Four. And I couldn't figure out how to use it but eventually I read like the manual stuff and I figured out how to use it more than I figured out. I could buy other people's video games. And so I became a little hub in my in my little neighbourhood but these were not other kids adults or kind of basically young adults who had a computer and they would come to my house and I would take their games and give them my games exchange so then. I collected a pretty large number of video games but sh- mentioned right that I mean because your childhood sounds pretty nice but but like as a kid I guess or even as a teenager there was a civil war in Guatemala right. I mean we know that today. There's a a lot of violence there. Obviously violence in the US and other countries to but Guatemala's has been particularly hard hit. I mean did it feel dangerous when you're a kid yes it did. There was a civil war pretty much since I was born in seventy nine to nineteen ninety-six. There was a civil war going on the whole time. It always felt dangerous when I was fifteen or so. My aunt was kidnapped for ransom. I mean she was gone for seven or eight days. Wow People's cars would be stolen. I don't every couple of months. Somebody's car would be stolen in my family. Going past seven thirty PM was rare games. You needed to go out in a large group. If you're going to go up at seven thirty PM and I did my house had walls and barbed wire yeah. It felt dangerous. I mean this is one of just one of the reasons I came to the US. Actually I mean I was. After my aunt was kidnapped I thought to myself. I don't WanNa live here. Yeah and I guess you did end up leaving Guatemala for college because you went to Duke in North Carolina and you describe yourself as a like a math nerd in school and and is that what you intended to do like to do something in math. That's what I wanted to become an economic math professor. I was pretty certain. I wanted to become a math professor at the time. I thought the best thing that I can do is really learn a lot of math and I really it and I thought it was futile to learn how to deal with other people. It is interesting because my job. These days is one hundred percent just dealing with other people's problems. I'm just trying to understand the so so by becoming math professor. You thought. Hey I wouldn't have to deal with people I would just deal with facts. Data and numbers. Yes yes and you know I. I'll do math research all day long. And every now and then after class of but whatever that's like a tax That's that's what I thought so all right so you are She gets your degree and you this path to go into academia and you go into a PhD program at Carnegie Mellon Correct and I guess you go into computer science right yes. I changed from math computer science because I visited a math Grad school and what people were saying the professor was saying. Oh I'm working on this open problem that nobody's been able to solve for the last three hundred years and I thought I don't think I'm smart enough if you haven't done it and nobody's done it in three hundred years that's Kinda not for me whereas when you visit in computer science I mean this is crazy thing before like. Oh Yeah I still have an open program yesterday. Well it's a much younger field yet so that I thought that was much more exciting for me. At

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At The Mercy Of The Courts

Latino USA

01:59 min | Last month

At The Mercy Of The Courts

"For most of his twenty S. Elvis ran and Internet cafe in a small town in the mountains outside Guatemala City and one day in two thousand fourteen. He noticed this girl. She kept coming around to print out homework. Assignments to the girl's name was Wendy. An ELVIS SAYS. He started noticing that she was printing out the same assignment over and over again. So he teaser. He'd say I just printed this for you yesterday and when you would say well printed again which Elvis took a sign that they liked each other. Eventually they started dating. This is Wendy. Endless name MORLA. Coming out committed Lilo. They'd go to the movies they'd want around the mall eating ice cream. Tho- won't those pretty soon? They were inseparable a year after they started dating. They got married. Elvis was twenty eight when he was twenty one game. The though still at most Wendy says it was an unforgettable day she especially loved her dress. It was a fairytale wedding dress with cuvee skirt and pearls all over the bust and glittery Tiara with avail. Fearful they moved into an apartment on the lower level of Wendy's parents home. Wendy was in nursing school. Elvis worked at his Internet cafe. It was a sweet quiet life but less than a year after their wedding. This was a fall of two thousand eighteen. Wendy's mom got an anonymous call. The voice on the phone sounds cheerful. But this is not a friendly call. This is an extortion comedian company. The caller asks for twenty thousand. Get

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Scientific Hiccup

True Mysteries of the Pacific Northwest

06:03 min | 2 months ago

Scientific Hiccup

"All Welcome to kiss Miss Misery. Sime your host kit chrome hoping you're healthy and staying sheltered in place today. I'm going to talk about scientific hiccups and I'll begin with the woolly mammoths arose about five point. One million years ago in Africa according to the curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York from Africa the mammoth migrated throughout Europe Asia North America. Their evolution continued over millions of years eventually producing the woolly. Mammoth we know today. They began roughly two hundred fifty thousand years ago. Mammoths went extinct about ten thousand years ago. Hoops that's the first scientific hiccup more like three thousand five hundred years ago. Scientists now believe in isolated population of mammals persisted on Wrangel Island off northeastern eastern Costa Siberia and deep in Canada's Northwest Territory and World Heritage Site than Hani Valley. They were there until about three thousand seven hundred years ago. The ten thousand year more of extinction is in most textbooks though. But let's take a closer look at that date. The prominent theory that made it into most textbooks and the cyclopes. Pedia is ten thousand years ago because it was believed for decades at the mammoth migrated from the African continent through Eurasian orth America driven by the last ice age. What scientists called police to seen ice age following the food supply? If that's the case that it makes sense that some ended up in the valley because it was never touched by the last ice age and yes sponsor the mammoth have actually been found in that region. But this isn't the first theory published in a textbook as fact that is founded. It's been believed yes. Baited into text books that the continent of at Artika has been covered by ice for millions of years again. Oops scientific hiccup. The Perry reese map drawn in. Fifteen thirteen shows a northern coast of Antarctica. Ice-free the most puzzling aspect of the map isn't how it managed to be so accurate three hundred years before and articles discovered but that the map shows the real coastline under the ice geological. Evidence has confirmed. How could that have happened or been charted in an ice free age four thousand years ago which is what science states? That was the last time that Arctic was ice free officials. Science has been saying all along that the ice cap which covers the Antarctic is millions of years old. The Perry reese at Arctic amount shows it the northern part of that continent has been mapped before the ice covered it that could make us think it has been mapped a million years ago but that's impossible since mankind did not exist at that time. Furthermore accurate studies have proven that the last period of ice-free condition in that Arctic area the northern tip ended about six thousand years ago the question is who mapped Queen Maud Land of Antarctica. Six thousand years ago which unknown civilization had the technology or the need to do that. I want to state at this point. That the Perry map has been validated as being real and brought back to that data. Fifteen thirteen it is not a about that which made twenty years. I pushed office something true. I want to touch on just one. More scientific kick up nestled in the ancient city of Papun Kabul. Libya are stone blocks that were used to make up a series of pyramids each block. Wade from two hundred to four hundred tonnes. Nothing unusual there. The city dates back to five three six ad yet. The blocks are riddled with carved indentations and in the surrounding grasses were found giant staple liked clamps. That it in place and we're used to hold the blocks together. Wait a minute. How could the indigenous people with no knowledge of metallurgy have created these clamps and worded the metal used for them? Come from? But this isn't the only case of clamps be used to hold giants Jones together and Cambodia's Angor Watt giant sandstone blocks way nearly two tonnes were brought to the side of the temple from a nearby mountain bias. Here's waterways close inspection. The stones that are scattered around the side has revealed carved indentations receptacles for metal clamps. Says kind of interesting. How about an eerie coincidence? Just outside the magnificent ruins of anger. What Stanton Asian Pyramid temple known as boxy CAM gone now from? Cambodia travel eight thousand miles to Guatemala and the ancient Mayan city of Tacoma all among the long forgotten structures at to call is the temple of the Jaguar although the Cambodian pyramid is much smaller than the pyramid Guatemala. The similarities between the specific design features are uncanny both these ancient structures have an unusually steep slope angle that don't exist in other pyramids or temples however most importantly they both feature a stepped formation. There's a massive stairwell going up to the middle of both temples and there's a domed area located on top once there you could see. There's a small door goes inside the pyramid and there's another internal structure that looks the same basically. What you have here is an ancient civilization in Cambodia and another in Mesoamerica despite the fact that they are separated by more than nine thousand miles away featuring credible similarities that no one has been able to explain. Thus my idea of being a scientific hiccup because when you read in the textbooks is different than what facts

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Life in the Time of Corona

In The Thick

09:03 min | 3 months ago

Life in the Time of Corona

"A lot of emotions going on in the world. People are feeling a lot of emotion. Every minute right solicit people going stir crazy. It means a lot of stuff is coming up. And we're going to give you a little update on the corona virus. Pandemic there are now over two hundred and fifty thousand cases over ten thousand deaths. Italy has now become the country that has the highest death rate. More than three thousand. Four hundred this is surpassing China. Meanwhile there is some hopeful news that I hope we can trust. China is reporting that the rate of new infections is close to zero. I really really WANNA believe. The Chinese government and their government-sponsored media but still cove in nineteen is having a really intense impact on all of us. You know whether it's global travel whether it's the economy family members stuck someplace that can't get back you stuck in your own house. Then we have to listen to a president who is saying. Non Essential travel between the United States and Canada will be suspended. Yeah I mean not only in Canada but also on Friday the White House. They announced during a task force briefing the daily. Corona virus briefings that disclosure is now going to be extended to the. Us Mexico border starting this weekend and yeah you know both president trump and secretary of state. Mike Pompeo at the press conference. They just toss it out there like calling it. The Chinese virus and that term has been a controversy all this week for its racism and how trump administration continues to use it the A. J. A. Which is Association of Asian American Journalists Publish. A joint statement with other journalism groups essentially condemning the use of terms like that and then maybe was predictable for me. This whole notion of like now. We're closing. These borders because migrants are bringing in the virus. I mean it was so obvious at this was where it was going to go unchecked immigration. And it's clear that trump. We shouldn't be surprised that that's what he said. Because you know that's basically just plays into the trump xenophobic playbook on immigration. Of course. He's saying now that he knew about this virus all the time and he knew how seriously he was taking it. I guess we were the last ones to know on Thursday Australia and New Zealand. Both announced that they're closing their borders to foreign nationals. But I did see this picture of like a beach. I think in Australia. That was packed and I was like Kay mixed messages. Stop looking at photos of beaches. That's a really smart gate. Stop looking at photos of beaches. So you see this money up Thursday night and California. The largest state in America. California Governor Gavin Newsom. He ordered over nearly forty million people in the state to stay home which is called shelter in place except when necessary indefinitely. He said indefinitely blissett muddy at one of the things that people aren't talking about and I I mentioned Mexico. You know covert nineteen. This is a crisis also happening. In Latin America and the Caribbean in terms of travel. Most countries in South America have enforced. Some kind of restriction. Guatemala was the first country to ban foreign travellers including travelers from the US. That happened last week. The land borders in Brazil have travel restrictions now to foreign visitors are ten Dina close. Its borders completely to non-residents Chile Peru Columbia have all closed their borders completely to try to get ahead of the spread and actually one our contributors. His brother his stuck in bed waiting for the United States to get them out so he's stuck with his family. We tweeted about it and Latin America. Alone there over twelve hundred. Cova nineteen cases. And I know I'm bringing like you know bad Juju but we did share this cute little song out of Latin America for kids about washing their hands said we both tweeted. And I can't get it out of my head Alan Rightist. So that's a little that we got this week but all this money on that song or anything what is going through your mind. Well I'M GONNA learn how to do that dance. That's like a frog in that video. Sing that song. I WanNa see you. You should videotape that. That's the context. What's that thing that kids do with the the music? What's that Tick Tock? Okay so my daughter is like become expert on to talk. And she's teaching me things but look very specifically very very very specifically what I said at the top of the show which is that. Everybody is feeling this. It's getting really close to all of us in so many ways. You know my mom and my brother are in Mexico. They were supposed to come back. They live there half the year. There were supposed to come back. I don't know when I'm going to see them again. To be honest like that's happening now like we as you know. I was on my way to Mexico to report a really important story. About how in the middle of all of this virus there are people still fleeing for their lives from gang members. I was going back to Mexico to Tapa Chula to report on a young refugee who may actually be one of the lucky ones because he just got inside Mexico while because what's happening is that countries are shutting. Down was actually the first one before they had any case of covert nineteen they did a national shutdown quarantine essentially really extraordinary in terms of forward thinking. Now people think that was a smart decision. Dominican Republic has cancelled flights from Milan. Which is you know. I mean the. Dr Boondock Anna Direct flights from to the Dr This is what sustains the tourist industry is is what sustains much of the economy again. I have these images of like. How do you do proper social distancing in Latin America? The human connection being able to hug people like we like we do that. We Hook people that we hug and kiss people that we just inner DNA. We hug it out all the time. How educate you know so? I know that's happening and the other thing. I'm sure you're thinking of. Julio is the return of of authoritarianism of the troops on the street to keep people out on America if for their own safety but now who again it just memories of empty streets with tanks patrolling down them in the streets of Santiago or is or really need these are all things that have happened under the guise of a code nineteen virus that this could be. The return of it is very disconcerting. What about you? I mean I'm thinking about what the there's a lot of things happening in Puerto Rico. Curfews businesses shutting down. I'm trying to call attention to the fact that the Puerto Rican economy. Just it's shot and this is just. GonNa add more pain. Think about this. You know earthquakes now. There's covert nineteen. There's a lot of anxiety. Let's not forget the Caribbean Haiti. The Dr. You know all the Caribbean islands. That don't have the access that don't have the resources and I do believe that. He was being ignored once again by the United States. I know the federal government's having so many issues with its response in the mainland. The was not even a Blimp. But one of the things that you mentioned. Maria is the impact that the crisis at the pandemic is having on refugees and asylum seekers in when it comes to immigration in this country so this week several immigration courts have postponed hearings already last week in Immigration Court Seattle's shutdown temporarily because of the spread another thing about the immigration courts of the Department of Justice. If you actually read the document. They didn't say they're like ending hearings. Things can happen via telephone and things can happen. Be a video conferencing so I think people are thinking that everything stopping. It's not then on Tuesday. Trump like just announces that he's GonNa turn back all asylum-seekers at the southern border to prevent the corona virus spreading in detention facilities. When in fact from what I understand the spread came from the north down. You know I mean. Cases in the United States happened way before anything in Latin America. But that's what he's saying. Isis also issued a statement on Wednesday saying that they're adjusting their enforcement to focus primarily on immigrants detained for criminal reasons. So I guess we're back Obama. The ICE statement came after they arrested a man in L. A. Who is buying groceries for his family ahead of the city's call for self quarantine because he was on their list due to a past. Dui conviction so there you

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Pregnant woman from Guatemala dies after fall from wall at U.S.-Mexican border

Joe Pags

00:27 sec | 4 months ago

Pregnant woman from Guatemala dies after fall from wall at U.S.-Mexican border

"A pregnant teenager falls to her death while trying to climb the U. S. border wall in Texas CBS is Jennifer brown a young pregnant woman from Guatemala and her boyfriend were dropped off by smugglers at the border wall just on the other side el Paso Texas the two tried climbing over she did it make it and fell the nineteen year old died at the hospital she was eight months along her partner now in custody says he'd have never done it he'd known how dangerous it was Mexican authorities are not looking for the

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Fall of Nojpetn - March 13, 1697

This Day in History Class

03:26 min | 4 months ago

Fall of Nojpetn - March 13, 1697

"The Day was March thirteenth. Sixteen ninety-seven the capital of the Mayan Kingdom of petten eats a bell to Spanish troops the city which was located in present day. Guatemala was the last center of Meyer. Assists the Maya peoples are a group of indigenous Mesoamerican whose history dates to before two thousand? Vce They were centered in the Yucatan Peninsula and Modern Day Guatemala and Belize as well as parts of Mexico Honduras and El Salvador. The my other southern lowland region reached their peak during the classic period which began around two fifty e. The population size was large. Cities flourished and historic monuments. Were built the Maya also fostered create cultural development creating writing and calendar systems and building trade. Networks they made advances in math and astronomy and are credited with some of the earliest pieces of rubber and chocolate. Their society consisted of a bunch of independent state but by nine hundred Fi Mayan cities in southern lowlands were abandoned and a civilization in. That area had collapsed. Though the reasons for this collapse aren't completely clear. It could have been due to the degradation of the environment or conflicts between competing city states. But even after this collapse Mayan cities in the northern lowlands area still flourished and the established cities in the highlands region. The Mesoamerican people known as ether lived in the Yucatan Peninsula in the post classic period which lasted from around nine hundred to fifteen hundred C. They were descended from a Maya lineage. In the fourteen hundreds Isa Abandoned Maya time the capital of Yucatan Yucatan then transformed from a single kingdom into mini rival states in the early fifteen hundreds as the Spanish began. Colonizing America's indigenous populations were decimated due to war and foreign diseases that the Spanish brought with them. The Isa hat established power invitation. Their capital was no Putin which was on an island in Lake Paddington. Isa In Modern Day northern Guatemala but during the colonial period the population in the area began to decline in the fifteen twenty s Spanish invader or non Cortes Pass through poten- and came in contact with the Potanin remained politically independent from the Spanish for a while after they began their conquest on the continent. The Spanish launched several assaults against the ISA and Maya group known as a CO Woche also went up against the eats up for control of poten- Lakes region though the were successful in their resistance to Spanish rule until the late seventeenth century nope attended fell in Sixteen Ninety seven on March thirteenth. Spanish troops from Yucatan led by Martin and it attacked an occupy. No poten- this made no pertain. The last independent Maya City to fall to the Spanish so Spanish rule greatly affected my in culture. Some Mayan villages persisted independent of Spanish Authority. The island that was home to the city of no Putin is now home to the town of Florida's I'm east coat. And hopefully you know a little more about history today than you did yesterday.

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"The trump administration says it will allow an additional thirty five thousand temporary foreign workers to come to the U. S. that to fill non farm seasonal jobs the number of additional visas on top of the sixty six thousand allowed in each year is the highest annual total allowed under the trump administration the department of homeland security says ten thousand of the additional H. two B. visas will be set aside for the first time for people from Guatemala El Salvador and Honduras that because those countries agreed to work with the administration to take in people seeking asylum in the U. S. H. B. two visas allow people to work in the U. S. for less than

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George Clooney saddened by allegations of Nespresso child labor

10 10 WINS 24 Hour News

00:50 sec | 4 months ago

George Clooney saddened by allegations of Nespresso child labor

"George Clooney has been the brand ambassador for coffee giant espresso since two thousand and six but the fifty eight year old actress calling on the company to clean up its act he says after an investigation uncovered alleged child labor at six of its suppliers in Guatemala the investigation happened while documentary was being filmed at several farms what Amala is world's tenth largest coffee producer footage obtained seems to show children working for up to six days a week Clooney who is a member of Nespresso as advisory board addressed the investigation with CNN saying in part he was saddened to see the story clearly the board the company have a lot of work to do will be done he says Nespresso meantime which is part of Swiss food giant Nestle said in a statement that it has quote zero tolerance for child labor and has launched a thorough investigation to identify the farms at the center of the

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Interview with Todd Bensman from the Center for Immigration Studies

Worry-Free Financial Solutions

13:35 min | 4 months ago

Interview with Todd Bensman from the Center for Immigration Studies

"Folks as promised and I'm so glad he answered the call right as promised I have senior national security fellow Todd Benjamin from the center for immigration studies and you don't fellow as part of his title but he's also good fellow let's see I mean right at the top how are you tired I'm doing great great thank you Hey I really appreciate you taking the time to be on the show we spoke earlier today with people might not know is I just met you this morning yeah I think so so we started this morning said tell me your story you know how you yourself you did the trek with one of the caravans and there was a lot of insight that you have on the reaction of the caravans on the different individuals from different countries and and I think its stand because we've been talking so much about the coronavirus and you know after I spoke to you I started you know my brain started kicking in and working after I had a little bit of caffeine in Pepsi form and I started thinking you know there's a lot of issues because now and I think there was a case confirmed of corona virus in Brazil now and I think with that issue comes from is you'll be getting not just the just thinking Hey people will be coming to America but at the same time the medical treatment is not great in a lot of these countries so we might even see on up number of individuals entering the United States because they want to get medical treatment for well you know this just flu variation didn't want everyone's been talking about and that alone is going to deplete you know the agents because they can be working in that area then you're gonna get more agents obviously they're going to catch the flu so now depletes the line more and it's just a it's just going to cause a big Ole tidal wave but you you made me think of all that because we talked about it and and I think those are are the major issues that I think you know are going to be concerning but I want you to tell us about yourself what you've done and explain your your role with the the center for immigration studies and specifically about you know what you did from January eighth through what was it through the eighteenth and your trek through atop a Chula through Guatemala and all that area the center for immigration studies were research institute that studies all issues related to immigration and border security and as a spirit the guy who does national security as it relates to those things yeah I write and speak and research about all of those kinds of issues but I also feel like you don't have the full story if you don't get boots on the ground sure now and again this summer the center will send me al and all go get get my boots muddy down there I've been to Panama and Costa Rica and most recently came back from topics you are you know that the border between Mexico and Guatemala which which I regard as America's other southern border because what happens to their directly impacts our guys on the ground here and all of our policies here and I wanted to see mainly what the trump administration's I guess arm twisting up the Mexican government to shore up its southern border how that was working and what what it looked like on the ground so that we could write about it with with good information and I came back a few weeks back and have been writing pieces are about what I found so I just kind of summarize some of that for you you know we edge is a special your listeners with though we were us want to I mean our border systems broke down completely border patrol guys were all turned into child care your babysitters and what not correct and dying we had people you know coming through just kind of swarming through about a hundred thousand a month from twenty eighteen through about and probably getting close to the fall of twenty nineteen when some of these policies kicked them out that the peak was was in may of twenty nineteen where we had a hundred and forty four thousand mostly central Americans so we went to Mexico we said Hey because our Congress isn't going to do anything you guys need to fix it on your end you need to do something on your border and if you don't we're going to enact progressive trade errors on your economy and ammo the president of Mexico deployed but now about six thousand National Guard troops on its southern border and I went down there to see what they were doing and how it's all working two things one is that the Mexicans have required anybody coming into their territory from Guatemala to either or be deported or apply for Mexican asylum and if they do apply for Mexican asylum they have to stay in the southern states mainly in Chiapas most of them in Chiapas well what do you think that sometime what do you think that's that stems from because it said there's an understanding that is they get if they get out of the bottle neck down there then they'll make it to the U. S. border and anger the president the result was that we are now we get we're now looks like we have about thirty five or forty thousand a month which is still high uhhuh retaining our southern border but they the Mexicans that knocked off about a hundred thousand through these policies the the migrants who were getting into coming into Mexico from Central America and all over the world actually which we can talk about finding that the roadblocks manned by I and M. Mexican immigration who are unarmed and sharp sharp in chief of the National Guard so they're on our re wrote their own aren't I N. M. is on offer yes the people in the world around that yeah people need to understand some data yeah they walk around and polo shirts with clipboards I'm not not intimidating at all but but with the National Guard who are in full battle rattle at fifty three road blocks and they're going to trucks and buses and they're pulling people off you don't have to write paper work from down to top the Chula and they're turning up right around and sitting up straight back to top at you to either be deported or to apply for Mexican asylum which is pretty terrible what's not as bad as our asylum system with its big backlog but at least if you apply for American asylum and you lose your in anyway your country well yeah that's the loophole that that we are with that we're all concerned with obviously in the listeners that they listen to the show and that's one of the things we've constantly talked about that a lot of these individuals they'll ply for asylum in the United States and alarm they don't show up they just they just they still you know no one's gonna come after me anyway I'm here I'm not leaving the system that the Mexicans are put in place deportations and Mexican asylum what has had this great a factor for us that have have brought the numbers down for your people you're still dealing with a lot of but these other policies like push back in P. P. and were made in Mexico and the third is a safe country good service sector country travel ban and those also have had a great deterrent in fact on the migrants so that instead of turning themselves into you guys looking for you to turn themselves in uhhuh there runners they become runners because now they know there's a pretty good chance you're going to end up back in Mexico rights which is last place that they want to be because the Mexicans are going to deport them and the whole thing is just sort of like a hot potato being passed back so you you're seeing runners now as a result of not wanting them not wanting to end up back in Tapachula which is just pretty god awful down there people sleeping in the streets and there's no there's very little work to be had in their budgets were for just long enough to survive to get to the U. S. border and now they're stuck down there they run out of money you know it's it's it's it's some it's a deterrent for them and they turn around a lot of damage the you saw this I was there in top it you are okay he's on and on on the river suu kyi aqui as we were coming and going I found the the well getting to the caravans uhhuh what what the issue is with without this year we've had to we've had one big caravan show up to robe and passed the Mexican will hold its ground if you remember last year when those caravans came through the protections would put up like a chain link fence right guys would all just going to climb over it and and then the Mexicans just said okay okay your goddess you know go on you know come on through right not not the case this time at all and so about two thousand Hondurans Dr gather in and attempted to break through this court on they wanted to test it and break it down and that's what they were about two thousand of them I found them and took gnomon which is right on the Mexican border I didn't actually travel with them I just found them getting ready to come over with the next two to test the Mexican system and as we know what happened is the next day the day after they conducted charge after charge after charge across the Rio see Chiaki and across the bridge and Mexican national guard waiting form and they rounded up all two thousand album put him on buses and drove them right back to Honduras they decimated this caravan completely and when they did that there was another caravan to more caravans that were forming one in El Salvador and another one in Honduras and when they saw what happened about one they all gave it up and those caravans have disappeared but I will say that it's not the end of those caravans that there will be more caravans we should expect more caravans looking for a way to operate the Mexican will to have those on National Guard leave and return to their barracks and the day that that happens you guys will be swamped again right there are you guys all need to watch closely what's happening with any new caravans that form out in Mexico just simply has to hold the line down there or you're not gonna be able to N. P. P. O. or you can become baby you're probably become babysitters again or you know at least you know be overwhelmed when runners still Todd and get it during this during this time that you did you did this and you saw this obviously you know that the Mexican government is helping now you know a gig which kind of makes you wonder what they were doing before you know but they're hoping now that that's a good thing but at the same time people need to understand the numbers are lower than they were when it was record numbers but the numbers are still high now one of the things that always concerns people and I think it's the number one question that I get asked all the time so it's kind of weird being on the other side now be asking the questions is the number one question I get asked is how many people from you know special interest countries and you know obviously people are gonna say for the Middle East but the people need to understand that you know it's it's obviously the boots on the ground in the United States side they're on high alert all the time but I've always wondered and you would know because you were there you know once again guys we're we're speaking we're speaking to somebody that was actually there someone that knows what's going on Todd Benjamin works center for immigration studies I thought you were there what was D. D. I guess the attitude of the the individuals with the Mexican government if there was any issue with any type of

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George Clooney saddened by allegations of Nespresso child labor

10 10 WINS 24 Hour News

00:24 sec | 4 months ago

George Clooney saddened by allegations of Nespresso child labor

"George Clooney who has been the brand ambassador for Nespresso says the company still has work to do after an investigation uncovered child labor at six of the company's suppliers in Guatemala the allegations are made in an upcoming episode of a U. K. documentary Clooney is on espresso sustainability advisory board and says he was surprised and saddened to see the

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Doctors find US family separations constitutes torture.

THE NEWS with Anthony Davis

02:32 min | 4 months ago

Doctors find US family separations constitutes torture.

"Funding wants to transfer five hundred thirty five million dollars more from an ebola preparedness account a move opposed by Democrats the trauma. Donald Trump's administration caused two young children and parents separated at the US. Mexico border constitutes torture according to evaluations of Twenty Six children and adults by the group Physicians for Human Rights the not for profit groups report provides the first in-depth look at the psychological impact of family separation. Which the US government continued despite warnings from the nation's top medical bodies as a clinician. Nobody was prepared for this to happen on our soil. The report CO author Dr Ran Into Missouri Senior Medical Advisor. Ph said it is beyond shocking that this could happen in the United States by Americans at the instruction and direct intention of US government officials. Legal experts have argued family separations constituted torture. But this is the first time. A medical group has reached the determination. Hr volunteer psychiatrists evaluated seventeen adults and nine children who had been separated for between thirty to ninety days most met the criteria for at least one mental health condition including post traumatic stress disorder major depressive disorder or generalized anxiety disorder consistent with and likely linked to the trauma of family separation not only did the brutal family separation policy create trauma. It was intensified by the families previous exposure to violence on their journey to the US and in their home countries of Honduras. Guatemala and El Salvador in the face of these threats parents tried to move within. The country changed their phone. Numbers meet extortion demands and go silent on social media ultimately however the report said parents were confident that the journey to the United States would result in protection for their children. This is not what happened at the border. The trump administration instituted a policy in April. Two thousand eighteen that formerly enabled the mass separation of children and parents at the US Mexico. Border trump was forced to end the policy. In June twenty eighteen bought it has since been

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"guatemala" Discussed on Best BBQ Show

Best BBQ Show

08:38 min | 4 months ago

"guatemala" Discussed on Best BBQ Show

"We possibly can through not only finances. That's that's actually one of the worst things we can do. Just give them money so we actually do projects where we take. Our employees will close. A restaurant per name will go out and we'll help paint a school or You know rent some pressure washers and we'll just go clean the dog pound you know and right now we're working with a horse. Ngo The open. The these some of these courses get rehabbed that have just been through. Poor education malnourished. You know these horses are beautiful creatures and we make sure that that that could save up. Of course it goes along with the country Texas attitude. Too right yeah well I am. You're also on in a totally different landscape Specifically you know people. Keep telling me about this volcano. You're going on you. Tell us more about that. She's yeah so the first two years. I was in Guatemala. Was a tour guide man. This is funny. This is cool and you always have to bring. According to the government you have to bring a local guide up to the top of the volcano with you as a you know how for the the local economy And every time I went up to the volcano when I was working for this tragedy had volcano at least two to three times a week right and every time I went up there the local guides Roy varying down a little bit and they'd put their sandwich for lunch in the mall. Kato they pull it out a bill steaming hot so we started doing a two in one day. I brought up an infrared thermometer. And it's sitting there and it's reading like two hundred and fifteen degrees What's going on here so I got a camera together and we decided Me and my wife decided we were just GonNa take some some meat up. We did the whole the whole journey with a big group and we buried the the meat overnight and pulled it up. The next day was tenders. He can imagine that was beautiful and that was A. I'm guessing the Parker. Whoever controls the volcano had to kind of prove that Cook it question? No it's it's more of an open system. Yeah they'd need to approve it We did we've we've done one on if you've okay knows and we did have to get approval for some of them but this specific. Whoa KENO. I believe is a national park. It is run by the Tourism Organization But it's not as regulated. You can almost do whatever you want up there. And so were you. Did you wrap the meter? Did you build almost like a chamber and then coverage not just wrapped Dug a big hole and because the volcanoes it's just inactive it. It's not dormant yet so it's inactive meat it's got a hot core and The last went office. Nineteen seventy six And actually if you watch the video it's on our facebook page if you watch the video of of the volcano cooked it we did. There's another volcano right next to it. It's actually active. And he goes off between fifty two hundred times a day. It's just constantly going on. Wow Big puffs and if you can imagine like The original atom bomb imagine that one of these volcanic eruptions fifty to two hundred times of Day as about three times the size of whether that ables so these are big eruptions that are going off right next to us like right by mile from US everything to see and hear it through a here you can feel it you can feel the heat coming off of it by as this thing just does all his act another up into the air and is beautiful. It's incredible experience. And so you know because the book as we were on to Okinawa next to each other we were on the one that's just inactive so so the hot core and it'll it'll go off again someday soon maybe and a still hot barbecue hot. Yeah it's cool. I've been meaning a lot of guys from Mexico who are learning to barbecue. And we've been talking about the COD. Cina which is like a cooking in a box or burying old barbecue elegant. The cow had gray and bearing in the ground. So it's interesting to see how even though it's turned into metal tubes that idea of like creating a hot kind of hole and then burying things is still alive. I mean even. I interviewed a Daniel Brown Brown's barbecue a little place actually in Boulder Creek. Like off of a corner bar is. I don't know if you you've been in that area that he He is a descendant of one of the first free black colonies in Texas and they learned from the guys from Mexico to bury it and that turned into stone pits like Wayne Millers and so. I've been kind of hunting down these ideas. We who knows where barbecue started. Or if it's just a cycle where everyone just kinda cooked with fire but it's interesting that the digging the hole in the ground is still kind of you see it in in Hawaii all over the world and you're doing it with a volcano. Yeah that's exactly right. I mean we're using kind of internal core instead of putting stuff on top. Yeah but that's that's interesting You know going back to the roots. I think is what we're all trying to do. You know there's some new modern cooking techniques but really like to get that texture and get that real science meat science the more back to the roots. You go the more you're GONNA achieve the results you want. I think that's so cool. You See said it. Just kidding get into it like that one. I'm sure you learn a lot of history of Guatemala. Just being there people probably tell you all kinds of stories. Yeah The big thing. Guatemala's the banana leaf wrapping in reading things in a banana leaf heard so they've got tamales and they've got certain things erupted banana leaves and cook. And what's cool about a banana leaf? Is it so resilient you can throw in Italy right at a fire? And the protect whatever's inside of it. Let's cooking with that so we can play without a little bit here and there one of the things that I become a real big fan of his What they call a caveman steak or the cowboy steak or they're cooking it right on the cold sear it as one of the things that if you go online and look at some of our videos at some of the things that I really like doing getting right on the coals. Have you ever raptor brisket on banana leaves? And so the foil Having your might be a little genius man. Yeah I mean it's probably more expensive than the foil. I'M GONNA. I need to write that down. That's that's an interesting idea because it makes a lot of sense what you want in a foil which I think could achieve is. You don't want there to be an air gap between the foil and the meat that dries the exterior part of the meat out right. You do want a little bit of crunch The you know the Exterior Bark and you wanted to be a little bit dry. But you can achieve that in other ways so maybe wrapping An entire brisket in a banana leaf. That's you may go man when you make it You'll have to let me know on the plan. A trip do it is so cheap and easy to get to Guatemala right. Now you're in Texas you fly to Houston returned a half hours from Houston by plane. It's it's so easy to get their sounds like the shows. Go Damola you better. You better come to mind spot you know one of the best barbecue on the world is one. I've heard this whole package is so it. Is You know your hat on humidor calling? Lena yes what can you tell us about that smoked with would okay? Yeah so we use White Oak. It's a white oak is one of those rare things men that if you if you can get a good treating a good dry it a good density good moisture content in your would you can just make some beautiful barbecue and Arwood provider Guatemalan nailed. It absolutely nailed it. I work with him on how to get the exact moisture content that we want the right color that we want we get the right density and we actually get to would see one that's a drier and one that's a wetter for longer For the rest of the day and we never have to touch gas. We never have to touch Schiller. Trysofi never have to touch charcoal We are a hundred.

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Summoning La Segua

BSP: Believer Skeptic Podcast

07:17 min | 4 months ago

Summoning La Segua

"Comes from a reddit. Post from five years ago by a user named Marciano. Eight six three nine okay. So is this supposedly true or is this a fictional story supposedly true okay? So they say When I was a kid living Masaya Nicaragua. The story of Saleh was a folk tale. That went around my school around the neighborhood. The story basically goes that Loselle was half Spanish. Indigenous was like what are these words who had an affair with the Spanish man? During the time of conquest to cover up the affair he revealed her witchcraft activities to the inquisition. That was hunting which is at the time. Our God's going down the criminal. She escaped into the forest and she still walks the roads at night. Luring men to her and then ripping them apart. Oh God out. Have you ever heard of this because this is kind of an from Nicholas are south South Bill above below Mexico? Such A. You're such an American. I recently reconnected. With an old neighbor friend of Mine Louis Philippine and we started talking about the legends. We heard growing up. He mentioned Lhasa and a summoning ritual that some of the kids at his high school used to do. After I had moved away from Nicaragua according to Lewisville Ebay his elder sister had passed the story onto him Some of her friends had done the same thing when she was a teenager. And the story of Lhasa was popular at her high school. The summoning ritual draws an all on old magic traditions but was simple enough. That kids started using it to scare each other. I don't know how many people actually perform the ritual. Since a lot of Nick Nicaraguan kids will respect and leave alone magic but there are always people who want to scare and if need if you need a special magic assist. This is a way to get it. Our boy here are the instructions. He gave me copy and pasted from his email cleaned up a little bit and translated into English the way. Oh that's what he said. Not You ever saw that. That was your personal wait. You translated no not okay. This is a spot on the. His older sister told me to do to summon Lhasa into the House. It makes her come from wherever she is even issues very far away. You need a big bowl of water. At least four palm fronds some black or Brown Dark Brown hairs a candle and a handful of mustard seed container. That you cannot see or into so. That'd be dark hairs. I saw a blind like pull them from something. Could you do died hairs count? I don't think they'll have to be natural of okay. Well get it from somebody else. You could pull out there Wooden boxes the lids are cloths. Cloth bags are best but I think anything can work as long as you cannot see through it even even an envelope. It should be something you can open easily. You'll need four big squares of black cloth to as an offering you'll need a small beautiful object like necklace a seashell some laser. Johnstone picture of cody. But you will not be getting it back. Oh it needs to be nighttime. When you do the ritual I you make a box or circle on the floor with a palm fronds. They do not need to touch by need enough to have at least one on each side of you and in front and behind you. This tells Loselle out that you are in her forest. You should make sure all the windows and doors of the room. You are in our open because La la needs to wait to get inside the air out. Her forest put the bowl full of water in the enclosure of Palm. Fronds right in front of you so you have enough room to sit but the candle and the offering in the enclosure. It's a good idea to have a friend with you. But they have to be outside the enclosure. Now turn off all the lights. Light The candle and go into the enclosure. Now you can't leave until the ritual is over place the box full of mustard seeds beside your right hand and the hair beside you left hand on either side of the ball this random assortment of crap. You need to take three. Blocks grows a fabric and line them up in front of the ball inside the enclosure. Blow out the candle. When you're ready to begin. Began the ritual. This symbolizes nightfall. You have to be totally silent from now until US arrives. Look down into the water and the ball. You should start to see not the ceiling of the room or in but the jungle. Oh Shit in the reflection. Yeah Oh that's crazy. Yeah then you'll see a woman at a distance reflection fuck that God's you see getting closer and closer and closer but you can't stop the ritual. Oh Shit if she has dressed address of Guatemala trees leaves. I've seen that's a tree down. South held together with strips of black fabric and her hair is long black in covering her face. This is less ella. So you could. It could be someone else like her mom. I mean there is like dividing ritual that you could your badge walking into view the reflection. She's like Oh sorry when she gets close to the bowl of water. You'll see that. She was wearing a mask of leaves wrapped around her mouth and John as Miranda told me that this is to cover up her jealous smashed in and teeth were knocked out by Spanish authorities who are beating her after she ran from them when they were arresting her for witchcraft. Oh my God summoning this Yup. Okay after Lhasa nears she will start to come out of the bowl. Sounds so you'll see a hand like come like climbing out of a bull how. How big is his bowl? Because it's a little tiny like a shot glass his hand coming out of it. Allow her to do it but did not let her take off her mask. Oh Shit if she starts take off her mask. You have to stop the ritual. If she takes it off she can speak and it will drive men insane. She will try to make eye contact but do not look into her eyes and do not tell her your name. Wow when her shoulders are out of the bowl make the simple requests. Get us of Hitler's Mojica's which means I want three magic objects. Okay so this is okay I was like why would you summon this? But this is why okay so you get almost. Yeah Yeah then when our shoulders are out of the bowl? Yeah it's so creepy Then dropped the offering in the ball if she begins to sink back down in the bowl you did the ritual right if she starts to rise out of the ball farther angry and you have to stop the ritual immediate. Do not try to ask her for anything. Other than what? The ritual allowed clean what she has disappeared into the bowl. You have to pour the mustard seed into the water. This is also how you stop the richland point if you need to. The legend says that mustard seeds are spilled near her. She has to stop to count them. Pouring the mustard seed into the portal will distract her until you have the to dispose of the water issues. Like she's like Rain Rain woman. At this point you can leave the enclosure and make sure to take the ball with you you can flush the water down the toilet or sprinkle it in your yard. Make sure not to leave. Any puddles were Lhasa. While might be able to come through again. Damn if you flush the water down the toilet make sure to get all the mustard seeds out of the ball or she might come back to count the seeds. She missed out of the toilet. Yeah Oh God that'd be able then take the ball outside and smash and make sure it doesn't go back in the house thrown away or leave it outside. Now go back into the ritual room but did not look. Under the CL- cloths are going to the enclosure. Sleep in the room where you perform the ritual but makes you to close the windows and doors. Anyone who was in the room with you during the ritual must also sleep there. Do not get up even to go to the bathroom until after sunrise. When you wake up go to the enclosure you should find that Matt that the magic objects have been left under the three black CL- clots. Wow you can use these to perform curses and other

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"guatemala" Discussed on The Bone 102.5

The Bone 102.5

02:29 min | 1 year ago

"guatemala" Discussed on The Bone 102.5

"I wanna be. I'm gonna put smile for social media. Sure. But. Like a great time. But, but I know Dom Dom has Dom is inundated with work and people. He's an attorney. He never able to take off so to meet he you talk about someone. That's that's a slave to scheduling. Yeah. Then a lawyer is probably within the top five. So the go somewhere where now you have to look at ski schedules. And then you gotta look at dinner schedules. That's what I would. That's what I would wanna be far away from. That's the only way you're just accustomed to. So you like that you like. See I don't. Again, the best thing about it was seamless spot Nate, we didn't have any like, we didn't even at least. I didn't. I don't think micromanage if we didn't look at restaurants before like, we didn't make reservations, we're like, what do you guys feel like and then with the flow and to me. That's that's where did you? Where'd you? Go Sarajevo Kozo coastal. Yeah. I do it was one of those. But that was that was a vacation, right? No. It was a tour, but it was comedy to because the coastal vacation. To they won't even let you in the country. About goes. Doc, take motorcycles and go around the house Kuala Guatemala because some people when they go other places they want to see the other places. I mean, they wanna like what goes on here. How do these people live pretty much with air and food? Thing. See wonder how people live air food pretty much easy. Now, you went to Guatemala right wanted to know what was it about Guatemala that lured you that appeal to you say this is how well he knows me. I've been there three times charity thing. I've told them about it three times come back. He asked me, I tell him and he's got nothing. Take you with you. Yeah. Go go to Guatemala radio. I know what you owe people out. Data. Went to. Feeding the look in your eyes was confusion. That's why you really didn't know how you.

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"guatemala" Discussed on AM 1350 WEZS

AM 1350 WEZS

01:32 min | 1 year ago

"guatemala" Discussed on AM 1350 WEZS

"Guatemala, Honduras, Adele, Salvador, or no money goes there anymore. We we giving them five hundred million dollars were giving him. Tremendous aid. We stopped payment. President says sealing the border would have the added benefit of slowing down drugs flowing into the country threatened with a congressional subpoena for a full clean copy of the Muller reports. Attorney general William bar has written congressional leaders to say that report would subsections blacked out will be handed over to them by mid April. If not sooner Barr says he's required to redact, national security and grand jury matters and information about third parties, not charged the White House Barr says will not get an advanced copy the president's attorney Rudy Giuliani telling FOX's Sean Hannity. He's not concerned if they had a few nasty faction there. I'm ready to slam it down their throat because we have an eighty seven page report, which we will use. And there are some things that the special counsel did that I don't think they're gonna want people to hear a spokesman for former vice president Joe Biden. Responding to a claim by former state candidate in Nevada that Biden put his hands on her and gave her an unwanted kiss during a two thousand fourteen campaign events saying in a statement that neither then or in the years since it by the staff with him at the time have any inkling that mrfloor is had been uncomfortable at any time, nor do they recall the incident. She describes former Lieutenant governor candidate Lucy floor is an op Ed for New York magazine's the cut website says she's getting up now because with Biden considering a presidential run. She couldn't keep it. Bottled up any longer..

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"guatemala" Discussed on The World Nomads Podcast

The World Nomads Podcast

04:58 min | 2 years ago

"guatemala" Discussed on The World Nomads Podcast

"It will go and you can get it goes to these community buys project. He this one wrought, hey, than I can say the picture of on the pike. So you know where your money's going. We're actually funding. Tain projects will include Lincoln now, shy nights, including shock and right conservation in Belize, which is about seven hour drive from Guatemala. Okay. So we have talked to write to Graham who is going to take us through the background and provide us an overview of the project that she's pot of which is funded by micro donations the footprints network. Hello. I first of all, congratulations on passing that four million goal. That's absolutely impressive. It just goes to show the power of a very, very large community globally to make things happen for good. It's brilliant. It is caught an amazing thing. Well, helping you at you on part of the shock and right conservation in bolaise. Firstly, why did you choose beliefs for this project? So you know, I've been living in believes for twenty one years now, and I've done a lot of work with sharks inveighs and even some other large mega-fauna turtles and big fin fish. All of these share very similar life histories are very vulnerable to over exploitation, such as fishing, targeted fishing of the also inspire a lot of people. That's what people really come to scuba and snorkel with and more and and why really wanted this project to be focused on beliefs as we have the second largest berry reef in the world after. Your own in Australia and Arief extensive while the Mesoamerican region of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, almost a thousand kilometers who you mentioned on doors and in one of our early costs, we actually chatted to one of the scientists that had been part of capturing that photograph that went viral of a huge. What do you call it technical nine. That sort of message? I six, yes. I said yes, alone. All that plastic. Yeah. So so what's what's happening that really interesting because you have the large current that's coming through from the Atlantic into the Caribbean. That's what's bringing all kinds of assets, aspects like sarcasm and more and you seeing animals using that current as well in that migrations. But when it hits northern Honduras and that Gulf of Honduras reach and between believes watermelon, Honduras, it creates his Geijer. It's like a counter Geijer. And what that does is that just. A concentrates, a lot of the debris that's coming out of a lot of rivers in this particular area from southern Belize, Guatemala and northwestern Honduras. And so what that lady came across was just as confluence of both current Giro and a loss of debris in plastics, coming out of many of those rivers. And you know, those plastics actually have an impact on the marine wildlife that we work with, especially the sharks in raves. We have found plastics in these animals, and we're, you know, we're concerned about that. The biggest threats to sharks in raise in our region is actually fisheries, and that's what we're really trying to work against. Mitigate the threat from by encouraging people to take part in this incredible broad citizen science research, explain the citizen science project. So you know a lot of folks had these. Wonderful. Booed counts. Everybody goes out for the Christmas bird count, or for example, Fiji as kinda laid the path with their shark count in Fiji and everybody at a certain time of the year goes out and counts the shots account surveys. And you know, we thought here, we still have considerable shark fisheries ongoing, and and now doing cluding raise as well. And yet at the same time, these animals are bringing in absolutely millions in tourism. In fact, we did the survey and one of the things that we're trying to do is with this particular funding from world nomads, we are hoping that we'll be we'll be able to do this large scale, deep analysis of this incredible survey that we've done with so many visitors in believes about their perceptions on sharks and more. And so what we're hoping to do is galvanized the tour operators guide all the tourists, many of the thousands of students. We have worked with in Belize and get them out there counting the sharks in the race and feeding in the data and getting gaining a better understanding for hot spots for these animals and really showing their interest the care and ultimately their support for their survival. So you'll the founder and executive director of the mar lines..

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"guatemala" Discussed on The World Nomads Podcast

The World Nomads Podcast

04:30 min | 2 years ago

"guatemala" Discussed on The World Nomads Podcast

"So there are a lot of places around here where the shelters Kemps for all of the people that were had to be evacuated from the towns though to villages that completely got decimated. And they are all in shelters while we look for land and I'm built them home. So I've been coordinating volunteers going out with supplies, trying. To find land and get fundraising for building houses and stuff. So it's been really good j.. So it's a, it's a mess you wrote then when you're hitting into a disaster area to help mop-up biggest issues, I've had twins quakes and stuff before he's in Nepal after the quake Bab, but this is the entire towns buried and Ashish. So two story houses that just disappeared. So people can't go back there either. So we need to find the new land, new jobs, new houses, keep everyone together, like it's really been quite the f. it. The tough thing is people lost like that birth certificates, and that Bank card's in any proof of who they should. They also get access to anything even if they have money in the Bank. So we're just trying to help as much as we can. Some sort of ghoul who likes traveling from disaster disaster, but this is what might you must have. Got it. In this three, you'll love of travel. So. Yeah, I'm helping people at the same time and I was a travel agent back in England. So I love coordinating everything. It's kind of what I love doing the organization stuff. So, and then Napoleon is during a little bit of the. And then when I was hit, there was a bit of a vacuum of power and I managed to meet some people do some networking straightaway, so I could connect people, of course, the city together or someone would be like, oh, I need not just says or any Blunkett's, and I'd be like, oh, I know exactly the person who can donate them. Just kind of put people together. What was It was the. the time that you got involved in this. The in twenty sixteen. So it was about nine months after the disaster. I went Iran volunteered with Ohio who American NGO who doing some work over there, and I joined the demo team which was amazing. It's should be amazing. Louis job was going on knocking down all the damage buildings so we could rebuild. So we just kind of went in. We got training how to do everything safely and we would wear a hot hats and gloves and safety web that we would just go in and kind of Riffa three story house that was damaged signaling into those articles that you've written force. He mentioned during off to the volcano. There were two story houses that would just fully buried you Ronning about the treasures of Guatemala with it any ancient sought. So I shouldn't men might things that were affected no fear on to to towns which rub most shantytowns though on the slopes of the volcano Antigua aware I am now, it's an hour away and it was raining a lot of Ashdown, but it wasn't actually affected in any way by the volcano. So a lot of the old beautiful buildings will. And there's plenty to say Shannon who shutter to earlier on in the podcast talked about Guatemala's natural beauty and again, you'll contributing an article for us on that. So meet all these disaster. Can you paint a picture of Guatemala's beauty. Yeah, I don't think I've ever been to a country that's as beautiful as one of Allah. And a lot of it is from the volcano as well because they just create this immense backdrop to every way you are. You're and make acid lamb which is beautiful, big lake surrounded by volcanoes mountains. If you're in Antigua, you've got these crumbling Chechens from the colonial years, and you've got these beautiful volcanoes again that this foursome hike. You can do from Antigua Kudaka tonight. Anger where you go and stay overnight on the slopes of the volcano and actually St. it erupts against the night sky low. Now it feels a little. It's not. Don't think right now. They have really good local guides who do everything everyone's in touch with the tourist police who closed it for a couple of weeks after the vocab and went up and clip pass and everything. So as long as you're doing everything with local guide to really know what they're doing and have like Conrad who had the disaster.

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"guatemala" Discussed on The World Nomads Podcast

The World Nomads Podcast

03:16 min | 2 years ago

"guatemala" Discussed on The World Nomads Podcast

"In an effort to get more seats on a plane mon-. I love doing that is loans. Some of them are ripping out the laboratories and putting in small awhile could not get as Mola Mola lavatories mean that can feeding an extra row of fifth paying passenger seats. I think this is the end of the mall, high club, ROY, definitely. Although you do see that happening in seats once the lots of dimmed God really? Okay. Fair enough. Speaking of flying an image, showing the busiest day of Ishmael ever has been published by flight tracking web site flight, right? On twenty four. They actually did it twice in a couple of weeks at first on June, thirtieth, and then they followed it up on July thirteenth, two hundred, five thousand four hundred sixty eight flights around the world in twenty four hours. We're going to have an image of that. Yes, he saw I've downloaded one from right out from this, so we will have an image of that. In the shaina that's two amazing together. Look at it. Let's get back into it, researching talent as we call it. The people that we interview on our podcast, we reach our and wide. I didn't really have to reach to five this time for what Amal because sitting right next to me in our world nomads office here, the headquarters in Sydney is Allison and Allison is out travel safety, rod airfield. Yup. And she put me on to Qaissi. She said, do you want to use one emojis Cromer. Allyson before we chat to what the heck is a Mojo. Alrighty. So what is the my giant say, essentially, if we put out a coal out to commission Raja's photography's for just nations around the world, and this is usually dump on my cell phone also buy mealy who's the explore for. It's basically the people who come in and decide to get end up, allocated the the articles and given brace, and then they contribute. They wisdom and knowledge and their experience as a world norm added to making Al content that much better and they get paid. They do indeed not for the podcast which which. So came from for the, I've been the breakfast, I long Phil Spanish show. Mobile journalist is what it started off as much. Ola people at the digital nine. Metsu mobile Lincoln, right. They are kassy's actually in Guatemala at the moment and she's BAE Mason. It's not one after the race, invoke Kennedy, eruption of VO, Kanda Fogo volcano. And Kaseke probably verify this much better than me. He's been on the ground coordinating a few volunteer for its and you know, meeting local PayPal and is being some phenomenal stuff going on from what she's been telling me in terms of paper, helping people on the ground price disaster. Casey, can you elaborate on that? Sure. So I always in the volcano went off and I've done some disaster relief stuff before I came back Tamala and Antigua out this beautiful city sixteenth century city just outside Guatemala City is where the volcano erupted, it's it's an hour from here..

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"guatemala" Discussed on The World Nomads Podcast

The World Nomads Podcast

04:21 min | 2 years ago

"guatemala" Discussed on The World Nomads Podcast

"Well, obviously they're totally different, I'm. But if you're if you have your hiking boots in your bag, right. Papayas volcano. I think it's actually one of several active volcanoes of water Tamala. I'm not an expert on Guatemalan volcanoes, so they revolt in there. So that's one way to dust off your hiking. Boots, hopefully, broken amend before your trip down. But it's it's actually quite close to water. Melissa the I think it's one of the most visited volcanoes Guatemala because it is easy to get to one of the things I love about you aside. It's very thorough fill in this five right around the Modi, Tina raise these, how much does traveling the world really cost, but in the bloke six and there's some really great stories like the single mother who took her family around the world. And this one took my attention. The first eight trick of a book with bitcoin. How does that work while just like buying anything else with bitcoin, it's it's really funny. I liked to put a PSA out if you would like to buy travel with bitcoin, you can come and talk with us because it's actually hard. There's not a lot of companies out there that do accept bitcoin for travel purchases. And for us, like being part of the blockchain movement was really important. We like think about ourselves is a really modern travel agency. We like to be up on all of the different travel technology and all of the best technology available to get you to build these obligated itineraries. So when we realize, oh, there's a way that people wanna pay for these trips that were not fulfilling. We've changed that right away. So we've sold a few trips with bitcoin. I think the one that you're that you're speaking of, it's on our blog can just look. I think he had five or five to ten stops all around the world. A great way to spend that money will, sir. Thank you so much, pretending to us, we'll have the tricks link showing and as of Kipsang these trick plan of the special specials, this planning tips and there is that blog with all those interesting story. So she's that and thanks for choosing to partner with. We appreciate it. Thank you, Phil, what's happening in trouble news. A recent us pipe article has highlighted the eight worst types of travel companion. You ready for this. The taught what one went, put the hand in their pocket. To calculate the Bill. I had the, but you had the yet now and white for the happy out before they go up. Fish. This the drunk, his comment I resemble drink has used boos as a sweetener to an already great experience for drugs. The booze is the experience kinda rolls out a rosette of for that one. Yeah, the FAFSA. I think that's a British would PayPal about and taken out to leave the room before you can start, you die. Can I size girl? I'm always out of the house. I could just I'll just get on with it and watched notify. She's very good, but she does come back in the house at least once if you always forget something that's like Andy. Yep. The stress head people's stress about everything co straits and the next thing you know when you traveling with him just stressing about, well, they going to stress out about the fussy ater. Light, tight pets highest. I actually will eight south Woodham overseas. They'll probably would normally when I'm at hung, I'll just didn't more adventurous. You have a guy peak around the Princess or the prince. E today that Yankee has to be four star. Yeah. That's my sister, the variety whom those sure what to do bike a decision. Yes. That's why it's very difficult traveling with PayPal. You've got to be. So on the same pie, that's the last one, the one, the window or the Wigner. Dreadfully. So my sister is the it wrong, the fat law, the stress hit the fussy, the Princess in the win. Hold on Nick guy. What is this? I stretch of highway one south of Big Sur in California which has been closed before they months after that huge landslide it's I've been again, you can now draw between come out and San Louis Obispo without having to go around all the massive sort of inland route. It's cost some fifty, four million US dollars to repay the road. It sounded like a quarter mile, long stretch of pipe..

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"guatemala" Discussed on The World Nomads Podcast

The World Nomads Podcast

03:58 min | 2 years ago

"guatemala" Discussed on The World Nomads Podcast

"And so something I had noticed is just how hot the rocks were like you could feel the heat. We did see some lava. It was a little bit further than some people like we were not close enough to go get with a stick, but we were able to grow some marshmallows in the crevices. So you knew there was a lot of heat coming up, but when she got down the side of them mountain, she only narrowly missed like massive blisters under feet because she had all the rub. I was gone. I could see her socks. She was walking down the benefit. Yeah. Shooting? Oh, I have very thick socks on as well, but there's a peak of the shoes almost lift to them. So now it's pretty amazing. It's lot that must've heard with pretty pink pink socks. I reckon they would've heart rate on pink. Then he's in China. So when you planning an itinerary, what you really want to be doing is chatting to somebody who knows what they talking about. This is why we catching up with Sarah from a tricks because I plan on Tina Aries, but they were all travellers. Am I right? This era? Yeah, that's absolutely right. All of our travel plan, our experts because they've actually done it. Well, what we do is we customize every trip based on what each particular person or family or couple wants to get out of their experience. So we listen, we talk with people, we meet with them. They talk one of our travel planners. They tell all about the their things that they wanna hit on their trip, and you know, kind of how how they want to have their experience. Some people wanna do it really bare bones. They want to not stay. They want to stay with the locals they want to travel for as long as possible. So they're really working on it by jet. And then you have other people who maybe have less time maybe have some kind of a situation where they need to be in a place. It's more comfortable may to go traveling for work. So we customize everyday tin array based exactly on what use civically want to do. One of the examples you gave to me was if you planning a trip from the US to Peru to walk think coup trial too much you pitchy which we've said in previous episodes is almost be love to death. Why not plan a stop ivory in Guatemala and hike Pakeha. Yeah, that's exactly right. So I think a lot of people when they're thinking about traveling to South America, they think, well, I just want to get where I'm going and Dubai might track there a couple of popular ones. Macho pictures also showed her Di, Di, Columbia, Israeli popular and Columbia. I'm sorry, Guatemala is a great stop over on your way down to either one of those tracks because Guatemala's a country that's really great to see by land. It's actually when we talk about people going to not region of Central America alive the time we'll tell them don't fly into the one place you wanna see fly into one city and fly out. Another because there's so many remote and beautiful places in Guatemala that you can't get you by air. So it's nice to say, start in south southern Mexico, Chow around chop bus goes by land through Guatemala to ah Salvador, and then fly from there. Not only could you stop over in Guatemala City on your way down to Prue Columbia, but you could get three additional countries in there. You don't have to spend a lot of money to have a fantastic experience. Well, that's exactly right. I was looking at trips when we when I knew resume talking with you as I was looking at central that included Guatemala. And one of the sample trips we have on our site right now is it's seven cities in South America, including Wata Mollah city. So Guatemala City Colombo talk Columbia Santiago Lima, and that's starting in any in Miami, and it's between sixteen and seventeen hundred dollars. So you've got seventeen. Seven cities for seventeen hundred dollars. It's pretty affordable, but tell us about Piquet. They'd say that it's, you know, you compare to metro pitchy. Tell me about it..

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"guatemala" Discussed on The World Nomads Podcast

The World Nomads Podcast

01:55 min | 2 years ago

"guatemala" Discussed on The World Nomads Podcast

"Bullies and if you need help planning a trip, who doesn't hatred can help. We will get the tips and hear about the first air trick food to be booked using bitcoin. I haven't gotten any. Have you know we, we can have a pot of one. You don't have to have a whole one very expensive. What's she question? Or the name Guatemala is thought to be derived from an ancient Mayan language and means land of many trees. Bit of a hint there about the place being heavily forested, but how much of Bala is forest? I'll tell you the into the shy in twenty thirteen. Shannon O'Donnell was nine national geographic's traveler of the year for who work in responsible tourism. She started traveling in two thousand nine and ten years light up. She's still going. I only recently in the last four months decided to make persona home base. So I took off my backpack and it has a place to rest. Now, NAS one, we'll tell us about a little adrift, which is how we came to find you hit, is it started eight, it's really hard to remember, but it. It was like to try to find travel information on the internet, but there wasn't a lot about planning around the world trip. And so when I was a solo female, figuring out what it was going to be like to be on the road for an entire year at the time, I thought it was going to be just a year, but there were the information. So a little direct started as this way to document what you needed to know to travel, better travel around the world, all the information that not just a solo person would need to know. And I already had a service focus in my life. And so I had planned on volunteering and supporting community led projects, and that led to a shift in the little drift. Over the years, once there was a lot of information out there on my blog in others, I started showing people how you could travel with a focus on helping helping travel as a force for good, and that's what a little direct is today. We'll show the Sandro veasley enjoy nights, but it has a comprehensive list.

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"guatemala" Discussed on PRI's The World

PRI's The World

01:47 min | 2 years ago

"guatemala" Discussed on PRI's The World

"I'm carol hills and you're with the world a co production of the bbc world service pri and w h in boston people in guatemala are still recovering from fogo us the name of the volcano that rupt it on sunday killed at least sixty nine people so far but the death toll is likely to be much higher because so many people are still missing guatemala has been through volcanic eruptions before this was the worst in decades many of the survivors have found emergency shelter in the nearby town of squint la the we relondo sundays is there he's with catholic relief services and i spoke with them earlier that merger team tar frying food cover bodies because they don't think there's anybody alive for far why because make your own readings one really hot when they're trying to getting their houses they can to the house they can't stay more than two or three minutes speak i because really warm they have to special boots or to go through special wrote a way to to walk because the mighty banding really want right now there you can feel are trump tried to remove them not on nata to threat to find more body have you spoken to any of the people who were able to evacuate and escape the volcano yes the team happily relief services patty the around this free shelter stuff the catholic church they are having around six hundred people we have too many people.

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"guatemala" Discussed on Global News Podcast

Global News Podcast

02:02 min | 2 years ago

"guatemala" Discussed on Global News Podcast

"Much more fluid magma that produces lava flows in frago it's actually the opposite where to twenty plates colliding and that's quarter subtraction zone and what that does is typically makes the magma and therefore the materials produced much more viscous than that generally tends to mean much more explosive so in places where plates collide we see much more explosive vocalism the difference between lava flow and a traffic flow in terms of has it is the lava flow will move at about the same speed one walks down the road whereas a parka stick flow can travel is about the speed that you drive down the motorway are the very difficult to avoid they're the biggest killers that have produced by volcanoes and then moving credibly quickly they're incredibly fluid suspensions of small particles large particles and guests so what you're saying is that people anywhere near any of those flows really have no chance at all no that's right they don't probably a best guess for travel time from the summit to one of these villages is about ten maybe fifteen minutes that's how long it takes from the park rustic later initiate as a maximum actually to get some of these villages each simply don't have time to move what's changed here in terms of the magnitude of the eruption is that the volcano itself is has into it 'cause seven valleys rains all this erosion and valleys preferentially formed that way when you have artistic material emitted from the volcano tends to go down these valleys and if it stays in the valleys which is a function of how launched the option is than actually that's better what's happened here is the valleys filled up with material is particular valley kuta less llamas and once it's filled up the park hosted flow connects at the valley and that's when you start hitting towns and villages and on top of that we have these things called lahar which are mudslides as a secondary hazards and history tells us that way go and lots of other volcanoes actually when you have a larger option you in place a lot of loose material acid essentially on the volcano when it rains all of that stuff is swept downstream so guatemala's in front of a couple of months of.

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"guatemala" Discussed on Global News Podcast

Global News Podcast

02:02 min | 2 years ago

"guatemala" Discussed on Global News Podcast

"But in some areas the rescue has had to stop just because of okay no is still erupting this is one of thirty seven volcanoes in in what the mala that gives you know the the land it's it's beauty and enchantment but right now the fury of mother nature if you would is being felt to haven't been able to reach all the areas hit by the initial eruption exactly there are still many people disappeared people believed buried under the torrents of lava and ask that fell from the volcano maria martin a journalist who lives in guatemala don't come out watson is a volcanologist from the school of earth scientists at bristol university in the uk my colleague rasi igbo asked him whether the eruption could have been predicted partially yes and partially knows my answer think inasmuch as frago has exhibited quite predictable behavior of the last three or four years it's been in a cycle where it's a rupt it about once a month since twenty fifteen would i think was much harder to predict is this gale of the eruption though this is significantly larger than anything that's happened will be over the last thirty years how many people live within the area of the volcano around about one hundred thousand people live within a ten kilometer radius of the summit of waco the number of people that had been affected in the villages that have been directly hit by the flows parole is in the almonds of which fear more than what's currently been reported have been killed when volcanoes erupt people immediately associate them with lava but we're not talking about lava here it something called a pyroclastic flow just explain what that is volcanoes exist in a number of places in the world so if you look at hawaii a hawaii is in a place where tectonic plates are pulling apart and generally in those sorts of tectonic settings you get.

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"guatemala" Discussed on Global News Podcast

Global News Podcast

02:02 min | 2 years ago

"guatemala" Discussed on Global News Podcast

"But in some areas the rescue has had to stop just because of okay no is still erupting this is one of thirty seven volcanoes in in what the mala that gives you know the the land it's it's beauty and enchantment but right now the fury of mother nature if you would is being felt to haven't been able to reach all the areas hit by the initial eruption exactly there are still many people disappeared people believed buried under the torrents of lava and ask that fell from the volcano maria martin a journalist who lives in guatemala don't come out watson is a volcanologist from the school of earth scientists at bristol university in the uk my colleague rasi igbo asked him whether the eruption could have been predicted partially yes and partially knows my answer think inasmuch as frago has exhibited quite predictable behavior of the last three or four years it's been in a cycle where it's a rupt it about once a month since twenty fifteen would i think was much harder to predict is this gale of the eruption though this is significantly larger than anything that's happened will be over the last thirty years how many people live within the area of the volcano around about one hundred thousand people live within a ten kilometer radius of the summit of waco the number of people that had been affected in the villages that have been directly hit by the flows parole is in the almonds of which fear more than what's currently been reported have been killed when volcanoes erupt people immediately associate them with lava but we're not talking about lava here it something called a pyroclastic flow just explain what that is volcanoes exist in a number of places in the world so if you look at hawaii a hawaii is in a place where tectonic plates are pulling apart and generally in those sorts of tectonic settings you get.

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"guatemala" Discussed on Global News Podcast

Global News Podcast

01:36 min | 2 years ago

"guatemala" Discussed on Global News Podcast

"This is the global news podcast from the bbc world service hello i'm all of a conway and this edition is published in the early hours of tuesday the fifth of june our main stories more than sixty people are now known to have been killed by volcanic eruption in guatemala where flows of superheated debris continuing to cause devastation the jordanian foreign minister has told the bbc the demands of the public there will be respected of today's of antioch sturdy protests forced the prime minister to resign also in this podcast we think this is a remarkable results aids the first opportunity to see this sort of immunotherapy in the most common sort of breast cancer at the moment it's uneven tested in one patient there's still a huge amount were at the needs to be done don't turn in the united states say they've killed a woman with terminal breast cancer shortly before we recorded this podcast you're thirties in guatemala said that at least sixty two people had died as a result of a big volcanic eruption on sunday the official forget rose as more bodies were recovered from villages engulfed by rooks ash gas and lava which poured out of forego or file volcano some people were found alive on monday but others were fit trapped or buried by the speed of the pyroclastic flow a fast moving mix of gas hot ash and rock this woman escaped but it's still looking for some of our family lock i left home and i won't too long the alley to go to the shops when i suddenly realized the lava was coming down the road and seeping through the plots of land.

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"guatemala" Discussed on Global News Podcast

Global News Podcast

01:36 min | 2 years ago

"guatemala" Discussed on Global News Podcast

"This is the global news podcast from the bbc world service hello i'm all of a conway and this edition is published in the early hours of tuesday the fifth of june our main stories more than sixty people are now known to have been killed by volcanic eruption in guatemala where flows of superheated debris continuing to cause devastation the jordanian foreign minister has told the bbc the demands of the public there will be respected of today's of antioch sturdy protests forced the prime minister to resign also in this podcast we think this is a remarkable results aids the first opportunity to see this sort of immunotherapy in the most common sort of breast cancer at the moment it's uneven tested in one patient there's still a huge amount were at the needs to be done don't turn in the united states say they've killed a woman with terminal breast cancer shortly before we recorded this podcast you're thirties in guatemala said that at least sixty two people had died as a result of a big volcanic eruption on sunday the official forget rose as more bodies were recovered from villages engulfed by rooks ash gas and lava which poured out of forego or file volcano some people were found alive on monday but others were fit trapped or buried by the speed of the pyroclastic flow a fast moving mix of gas hot ash and rock this woman escaped but it's still looking for some of our family lock i left home and i won't too long the alley to go to the shops when i suddenly realized the lava was coming down the road and seeping through the plots of land.

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"guatemala" Discussed on Successful Dropout

Successful Dropout

02:07 min | 2 years ago

"guatemala" Discussed on Successful Dropout

"National social enterprise guatemala delivers of didn't they worked with local women entrepreneurs to be able to go out and provide access to reading glasses cook stove solar lamps water filters things that have a positive health energy and an economic impact on people's lives that was really to to to scale this model that i had the we created called the micro consignment model to empower women entrepreneurs to go out and do this we have created social enterprise in haiti other nuts often working well and does a variety of things now we have a new agricultural program that they're going to be running there and then i've just done a whole bunch of consulting for other children for other organizations that do wanna do this kind of work in different parts of the world everything from works you know helped organization working in in bosnia and a place called basan sco bravo of build create an entrepreneur fund for folks who were displaced during the during the during the conflict their chart encourage them to come back and and rebuild the local economy to helping build a micro franchise model for outboard engines in in surinam so you know hold reidy of different things that might seem very very different but i think he knows the point of this is and as you well know it's it's the same approach ride in in the untenable whether you're you know you have a company organization it's that selling burritos or or offering books or repairing outboard motors the content doesn't matter so much you can you can find the technical expertise or you can read a lot of books and learning yourself it's really the approach of how you go about doing it how you identify great people build a team and then give them the freedom to go in in own it and create in ticket to places where you could have never you never done your.

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"guatemala" Discussed on The Big 98

The Big 98

01:30 min | 3 years ago

"guatemala" Discussed on The Big 98

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