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A psychologist’s mission: to stem tsunami of ‘cutting’

For ten years, Susana Salazar, working with a treatment center specializing in psychological problems of young people, has seen a worrisome rise in types of self harm that were once studied mostly in higher-income countries such as Canada, the United States and in Europe.


Sophisticated Korean restaurant is a hit

Although lamented by followers of a certain U.S. president, globalism is on the rise, even on a leafy and not especially commercial street corner in Guadalajara, where Korean native Sujin Lee and Tapatio Cesar Cardenas set up the enigmatically named establishment, SSAM, four years ago and turned it into a raging success.

Coming to Mexico with a purpose

For the last 30 years Chris Wysock’s career as a full-time nurse involved working with the medically underserved and migrant populations in Oregon’s Williamette Valley.

Sauntering through the grand gorge

“I’m amazed at how many people in Guadalajara have never been here,” said my hiking companion, Rick, as we took our first steps along the fabled trail known locally as La Barranca de Huentitan or simply La Barranca.