Posts tagged "Costa Rica"

El Camino: From Costa Rica to North Carolina

El Camino: From Costa Rica to North Carolina
Sussy Huskey, 36, moved from Costa Rica to North Carolina 15 years ago. She was recruited by Harrah’s to work at a casino on an Indian reservation in Cherokee. “The Cherokee people gave me a nice welcome because of my dark skin and hair,” Huskey said. “At first they thought I was Cherokee too.” But... Read more »

First Latino astronaut inducted into Hall of Fame

First Latino astronaut inducted into Hall of Fame
The first Latino astronaut was inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame. Franklin Chang Díaz was inducted on May 5, 2012, at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Dr. Chang Díaz, a veteran of seven space shuttle flights, logged more than 1,600 hours in space. He retired from NASA in 2005. Born in Costa... Read more »