Combatting Covid With Crowdfunding

By John Chalmers on the March 2021 Edition Among the many operations in the Manzanillo area that have suffered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic are community-related and charitable organizations. One such example is the Santiago Foundation, which operates two Learning Centers to give children and adults alike a leg up with the many opportunities […]

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Coping with COVID at Casa Hogar

By John Chalmers on the February 2021 Edition One type of organization that has suffered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic is non-profit charitable operations that have cancelled vital fundraising special events. They are essential to generating income needed to keep an operation going. In the Manzanillo area, one such event that was cancelled in […]

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Snow Bush – I Planted Roots in Mexico

By Tommy Clarkson on the August 2020 Edition Snow Bush Breynia disticha ‘Roseo-picta’ Family Phyllanthaceae Also known as Red-leafed Snow Bush, Redleaf Breynia, Leaf Flower, Hawaiian Snow Bush, Snow-on-the-Mountain, Sweetpea Bush or Ice Cream Bush The genus Breynia is comprised of evergreen trees and shrubs from tropical forests and scrub areas of Asia, Australia, and the […]

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Angel Wing Begonia -I Planted Roots in Mexico

By Tommy Clarkson on the August 2020 Edition Angel Wing Begonia Begonia Hybrid Family Begoniaceae Also known as Cane Begonia (If ever there were a contest to find the most lop-sided leaves on a plant, this might well be a good contender. However, this uniqueness notwithstanding, with delicate, year-round “flowers” of red, pink or white, it […]

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Nezahualcóyotl, a Toltec Ruler and Philosopher

By Kirby Vickery on the August 2020 Edition So often, when folks travel through Mexico and Central America while searching for all these wonderful ruins left behind by all these wonderful Mesoamerican tribes and nations, they find so much and so many that entire nations slip by almost as if they weren’t there. It’s sort of […]

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