Over a five day period, February 18-22, 2017 Norris Hermsmeyer and Pam Hyink, President and Secretary, respectively, of the Boulder Mante Sister City committee returned for a visit to Mante to investigate safety conditions and discuss opportunities for reengaging with the Mante community. Through their trip, Norris and Pam found that four common myths about Mante […]
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The Eco, a Mante newspaper, featured a visit by the Municipal President of Mante, Pablo A. González León, to Boulder. The article includes a photo of the Municipal President, his wife, and members of the Boulder-Mante Sister City Committee in front of a mural painted by Mante muralist Florian Lopez, which was commissioned in 2001 […]
By Erica Meltzer Camera Staff Writer Posted: 11/30/2010 09:22:06 PM MST The drug violence that has wracked Mexico in recent years has caused Boulder Community Hospital to cancel its annual medical mission to Mante. This February will be the first time since 1990 that a team of volunteers, organized through Boulder Community Hospital, won’t visit […]
Posted in Medical Mission on Aug 10th, 2010
In a Boulder Daily Camera blog post, former city council member and Boulder-Mante Sister City Project member Rich Lopez explains the Boulder Community Hospital’s decision to cancel the 2010 medical campaign. For almost 20 years, the annual campaign provided much-needed medical treatment to undeserved communities in Mante and surrounding areas and served as the backbone of the relationship between the two cities. One can only hope that the recent spike in drug cartel related violence will subside so that the campaign can resume its good work.
By Jean Bedell Read more posts by Jean Our trip has ended. After waiting for 1-1/2 hours at the airport in Tampico for the fog to lift we had a safe, smooth flight Tampico-Houston-Denver. Oh, yes, there was one challenge. How does one convince an employee that one suitcase 3 lbs over 50 averages with […]
By Rich Lopez Visit his blog on The Daily Camera LUZ ALEGRIA OSTOS A young artist, Luz Alegria Ostos came to the gallery last night. Florian has been mentoring her and encouraging her to use more colors. The writing on the first painting states “If a fish and a bird fall in love, where would […]
By Jean Bedell Read more posts by Jean Here’s the mini-miracle for today. On Monday, Esther 52yo arrived as a left bk amputee because of diabetes. She only needed a small-sized right shoe. Would you believe that today, Clarissa came to PT. She is a right ak amputee. She only needed a small-sized left shoe. […]
By Rich Lopez Visit his blog on The Daily Camera February 17, 2010: Miracles do happen. Virginia is a 32 year-old woman with three children. She’s been deaf for her entire life. Over time she learned to read lips. However, the limits of reading lips meant she couldn’t hear her baby crying in another room. […]
By Rich Lopez Visit his blog on The Daily Camera February 16, 2010: Yesterday was a dichotomy between treating patients is horrible conditions and the pomp of speeches and ceremonies. Both are important, but the day presented the Clinic team with many challenges. The temperature fell to the low 50’s and the blustery wind created […]
By Jean Bedell Read more posts by Jean Today is Ash Wednesday. Traditionally folks sacrifice or give up something for the 40 days of Lent. Is it chocolate? Cervesa? Cigars? Complaining about the cold weather? Or nothing this year? Actually, here’s the scoop. Yesterday was Mardi Gras. A party-group spent the evening together hosted by […]