In wake of brutal murder, a nonprofit is born

Liona Lovings, now 52, grew up in the town of Pearl Lagoon, on the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua near Bluefields. Nicaragua is currently the second-poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, and the Caribbean coast is a particularly difficult part of the country to live in — it’s largely jungle, and is even poorer than the rest … Continue reading

Dinnertime on Little Corn Island

On a trip around Central America in 2005, Leila Kalmbach spent time on Little Corn Island, a dot of land just over 1 square mile off Nicaragua’s Caribbean Coast. The island is only accessible by a half-hour boat ride from Big Corn Island, and at the time only half the island had electricity, so it … Continue reading