Once the richest silver mining city in the world, Guanajuato–now a UNESCO World Heritage Site—still dazzles. It is also the site of the first pitched battle in Mexico’s War of Independence, fought 109 years ago this month.
Ilir Zherka, Executive Director of the Alliance for International Exchange, discusses the effects of having young adults from around the world come to the U.S. every summer to work as camp counselors. These exchange visitors strengthen international relations, boost the U.S. economy, and share their cultural knowledge with camps across America.
Here are good reads from around the globe that have caught our attention during the month of August.
A statement from the Strategic Planning Council of Concordia Language Villages regarding the safety and well-being of children in immigration detention.
Betty Berdan, a sophomore at Georgetown University, discusses the importance of maintaining language skills in college, no matter one’s major.