With more than ten years of teaching experience and a Master's Degree in Linguistics applied to the teaching of English as a second language, Nathalia always had an inclination towards the arts, which led her to study at the...
Our Planet Earth is the most splendid wonder of the universe, it is inhabited by millions and millions of species, many of which have disappeared or are in danger of extinction. From all that mysterious and enchanting variety, nature chose man to manage and take a position at the head of the sacred creation; and since it was assigned such an honorable mission, we have done nothing but destroy, to the point of eliminating defenseless species, we have been and continue to be irresponsible with the environment, some more than others of course.
This is a children's story, an excellent book, but it goes much further. It is written by Jasmine Chi and her daughter Shmeimi Chi, a young woman full of talent, in full adolescence and that is her magic.
This strange afternoon of March 23, the writer Carlos Javier Jarquín has left me a book in my correspondence like someone who leaves a trap, he did not leave a single word written, he quietly retired to his usual journalistic work. I sensed that he wanted me to approach this book for some reason, and since he knows me very well, he knows that a book is still my favorite gift.
The legend of the Aeroamigos 52-22 began on that Monday, March 27, 1978, when they first set foot in the entrance of their beloved and unforgettable alma mater: ESUFA. In that memorable time, each one of them arrived with fundamentally similar needs and hopes, as a result of the complex socioeconomic situation that equally affected them.
Approximately two out of every 20 million people are affected by this congenital disease that slows down the development of the sixth and seventh cranial nerves in the fetus, so from birth the person has difficulties speaking, eating, hearing, moving the eyes (may present strabismus) and other parts of the face; most of the time he can't smile either.
The struggle of the everyday
The idea of telling her story came in 2014 when she lived in Mexico City. It was not until 2021 when it materialized in a text that protects the experiences, sad and happy, that have a special nuance as they are detailed by someone who got used to living with a disease that prevents him from gesturing and clearly expressing his emotions.
Presentation and synopsis of the play 'El valle de las apariciones - Novela Coral', about the story of a writer who travels to a town, invited to participate in a literary event. During that journey he meets and interacts with unlikely characters: flesh and blood humans, apparitions, rurality (nature) and even the social history of that subcontinental country. Both of them impact him, not only his lyrics, but also his life.
On the way, the guide told us that that place was La Otra Banda. At that moment something of curiosity caused me such a denomination. However, with my mind set on my purpose of reaching the Municipal Library of Higüey, in the province of La Alta Gracia, the literary destination of that day, I soon forgot.
The official and international launch of the novel "Marathon" was a luxurious presentation that lasted one hour and fifty minutes. After welcoming and thanking the guests who were given the opportunity to share a literary evening, the host author spoke to us in summary of his work. After his intervention, we gave the space to the Spanish writer and "creator of universes of magical colors" Julio L. Calderón, who read a paragraph of the book that we present. Then, the Puerto Rican writer, poet and international columnist Tania Anaid Ramos González, Azula, presented Wilson's literary profile.
Tropical Storm Colin formed quickly along the South Carolina coast overnight. Tropical Storm Warnings have been issued for much of the North Carolina coast, from the South Carolina border to Duck, as the system is expected to move northeastward, before moving offshore and away from NC by late in the day Sunday.