In the desert, they stopped to ask for water. Instead, they got detained. The 17-year-old Honduran girl and her 10-month-old daughter are two of 68,000 children who have crossed the border into the United States alone, fleeing a region rife with violence. The young mother and daughter were ushered into a crowded “cooler,” a shelter at the border, where they stayed for 15 days before being transported to a different shelter in Arizona. “They treated us bad,” the Honduran teenager said.
SEVILLE — Two weeks after the solemn Holy Week in Seville commences a grand celebration that brings Spaniards together for a week of festivities. Starting Monday, April 15 at midnight, Feria de Abril officially begins the moment the main structure—la puerta— lights up the fairgrounds.
After more than 24 hours of traveling across the world and into a different time zone, I am happy and overjoyed to announce that I am finally in Sevilla!!!! I spent my entire Monday/whenever-the-days-melted-together-and-became- Tuesday with Marisa, one of my very best friends, traveling partner and home stay mate, and Meghan, my new friend who I have come to adore!