Monthly Archives: January 2015

Bio: Jose Armando Muñoz Ramirez

I was born and raised in a small town called “ El Dorado “ in the state of Sinaloa in Mexico. At age 11 my parents moved the family to the state of Quintana Roo in the South of Mexico. We came to live in the area of Sergio Butron Casas near Chetumal And I have resided […]

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Bio Sandy Diaz-Hart’s

I was born and raised in Chile, South America. I came to Canada in my late teens due to political and social upheaval in Chile that was taking place at that time. Having come to a country where I knew no one, didn’t speak the language and had no one to guide me or teach […]

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Bio: Sandi Nolan

Sandi NolanI could barely say hello or count to three in Spanish when I decided to volunteer to teach English to migrant workers from Mexico working in the Similkameen Valley.

I had just started working at our local newspaper and saw an ad looking for people […]

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Bio: Susan Chapple

I’ve lived in BC all my life, growing up in Vancouver, and then living in Abbotsford, Mission, Mackenzie, Williams Lake and Big Lake before retiring in Keremeos in 2002.

My husband and I took our first trip to Mexico in 1992, and fell in love with the country and the people and since then have traveled […]

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Have a Bike You Are Not using?

The farms many migrant workers both live and work on are some distance out of town. Often, stores and other services are not within walking distance. A bicycle gives a migrant worker more ability to take care of everyday tasks such as shopping but also more chances to connect socially by being able to travel to […]

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