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Mexico – 7.19.1999 – Geralyn, Discotecas and group member profiles

Well, it’s Monday night and we have been traveling all day.  I didn’t get a chance to write while I was in Veracruz so I”m going to go back to what happened in Veracruz on Saturday.  The hotel we stayed at was really close to the port and the beach wasn’t very nice but it […]

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Mexico – 7.16.1999

Yesterday we sat in class for the first part of the day.  We were learning about women’s roles in the campos.  It seems that they don’t have many rights and that machismo is still really strong in Mexico.  It made me realize how easy we have it in the United States. After that we went […]

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Mexico – 7.14.1999

This was a VERY busy day.  It is the first day of our week long field trip.  Our first stop was at a rural farm where we learned about the concerns of the rural Campesino.  After that we went to a small dairy shop where they made everything right there.  Afterward it was off to […]

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Mexico – 7.13.1999 – Embassy and Ohio Dept of Trade

Today we went to Mexico City to visit the U.S. Embassy and Ohio Department of Trade office.  I had never been to an embassy before and was excited to go.  There they talked to us about the difference between Mexico and the US but mostly about the foreign agriculture department.  I found it really interesting […]

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Mexico – 7.11.1999 – Discotecas in Cuernavaca

This past weekend was great.  We had 2 free days on Saturday and Sunday.  It all started this past Friday.  We travelled to Mexico City to see a museum of history and then went to a smaller pueblo to eat.  Then the weekend began.  Most of the group was supposed to go to Cuernavaca but […]