Tag: guatemala


Billing disputes halt Guatemalan mail

A halt in mail services to and from the country of Guatemala has impacted several Guatemalan Macalester students. The United States Postal Service [U.S.P.S.] announced the suspension on April 11. It is, by all accounts, the result of a long contract dispute between the Guatemalan government and its Canadian-run postal agency El Correo de Guatemala….

Rising Minds: lessons from Guatemala

Rising Minds: lessons from Guatemala

In some parts of Guatemala toothpaste is a luxury. It is too costly to be a daily staple, and its shortage is detrimental to dental hygiene. But a combination of baking soda, water and flavoring can be an inexpensive homemade version. As part of many hands-on activities in health workshops sponsored by the Macalester Rising…