Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Philippines – Dreams and nightmares

Imagine a country of 7,107 islands and some 94 million people; a beautiful and lush tropical landscape in Southeast Asia, the western Pacific Ocean. A people who have fought for their own identity against the most powerful in the world: … Continue reading

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Fill it up

So, what do we know about gas prices? They are higher now than ever before for this time of year. For those of us who are low or moderate income, fuel prices take a larger and larger percentage of our … Continue reading

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Deadly voyages – Deadly immigration policy

Is the American Dream worth it?     Another deadly voyage last month from the Dominican Republic to the shores of Puerto Rico killed over 70 migrants searching for the American Dream. This is not the first time. In 2008 some 29 … Continue reading

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