Monday, January 14, 2013

Job openings for internationalists...

Happy new year, friends and members! Looking for a new job in 2013?

Partners of the Americas in Washington tells us that they are hiring a program development officer. See the job listing here.

Closer to home, our friends at the Minnesota International Center are looking for development expertise, as well. See their job posting here.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Announcing the new schedule for Spanish classes

Our friends at the Global Citizens Network have shared a link to their new schedule for 2013 Spanish classes. You can study with a native Uruguayan if you sign up for the Thursday sessions, it appears. What fun!

Leticia Stabrino

Leticia obtained her teaching degree in Uruguay, her country of origin, and moved to the United States in 2005. She worked as a teacher in Montevideo for 7 years and held various jobs in education in Minnesota. She worked as the Latino Liaison at North St. Paul schools and she’s currently working at an alternative high school in Minneapolis. She has been involved with the Resource Center since 2005 where she volunteered, taught and was a board member. At present she’s leading the Intercambios on Saturdays.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Press coverage of Mayor Fader's triip to Uruguay

MONTEVIDEO — Jose Mujica has six bullet wounds and the memory of 14 years in prison to tell the story of his path to public office.
Ana Olivera spent 11 years in exile overseas before she was able to return home and run for office.
Mujica, the president of Uruguay, and Olivera, the mayor of its capital city, were among the Uruguayan office holders who rolled out the red carpet for Debra Lee Fader, mayor of Montevideo, Minn.... Read more!