Summer 2013

May 10, 2013

We began our first week of study with a colloquium presentation on income and poverty in Peru — how poor is this country relative to the U.S.? …

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May 7, 2013

Life in the Andes

If our purpose is to study the changes happening in Peru — the movement from a traditional Andean culture to a society influenced by North America and…

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May 4, 2013

Orientation

This country is incredibly diverse — how do we even begin to learn about Peru and the changes that are taking place here as the nation evolves…

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May 2, 2013

Arrival

Twenty-two students stepped into the cool evening air outside Lima’s Jorge Chavez International Airport an hour and a half ago.  The group appeared weary from a long…

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May 1, 2013

Preparation

As we prepare to welcome our next group of SST students we reflect on these words from Henri Nouwen: “Latin America:  impressive wealth and degrading poverty, splendid…

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