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Oct

Calaveras and Marigolds: Celebrating Dia de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos, the Mexican ‘Day of the Dead’ holiday is celebrated annually from October 31st to November 2nd. During the 3-day-long festivities, family members celebrate loved ones who have passed away by bringing sugar skulls (Calaveras), marigolds as well as photographs to decorate family members’ graves with. Marigolds are used in these rituals …

20
Oct

Living and Working in Latin America

Dr. Ana Gazarian and Priscila Monatana cowrote an article on Latin America for the July 2009 issue of Mobility Magazine. With its vast reserves of natural resources, Latin America is an economically significant region. With a history of trade with Western countries since the era of colonization, as well as the vast majority of countries …