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"Only Connect." American expat #Elephants @DSWT Writer,Literary translator, Rider, Reader, animal&child advocate. I read aloud to my dog, Muffin. #TheResistance
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Jul 7, 2018 11 tweets 7 min read
@NewsHour @TwitterMoments I spent the summers of '62 and '63 in Guatemala, aged 15 and 16. I met the Ugly Americans there--the ambassador who couldn't speak a word of Spanish, the United Fruit Americans who were CIA (even at 15 I knew the compound in Tiquisate wasn't about fruit). I went to school with @NewsHour @TwitterMoments girls from Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, the Dominican Republic. I knew back then what interference the Americans were up to. In '58 it was the Americans who assassinated the president of Guatemala when he wanted to restore the land stolen by United Fruit to the