While preferring a traditional lifestyle, the Kuna people of Panama still need basic necessities for a better way of life. The island of Achutupu can be found within what is today known as the Comarca de Guna Yala, a thin 226 kilometer-long strip along the Caribbean coast. Formally known as San Blas, and later as Kuna Yala, the Comarca de Guna Yala is home to the Kuna people, an indigenous... Continue Reading
Sarah Barrie is a teacher and freelance journalist who focuses on Latin America. With years of experience working with the Latin American community, particularly with at risk youth and young women, Barrie is dedicated to the anti-human trafficking movement and women’s empowerment, both of which she gained experience with while working at organizations such as Care International and the Organization of American States. She has over five years experience in education and has taught in the US and abroad. She holds a Master’s in Spanish and Latin American Studies from the American University, and a Bachelor’s in Spanish and International Studies from Virginia Tech.