Melu's fellow presenter, José Miguel "Mike" Méndez, is the other main character in the videos. "We also help the audience not to get carried away by their emotions because this can quickly happen in a situation like this," Mike explains. That's why Radio Sónica's team also gives tips on how young people can better deal with their fears during the corona pandemic. … [Read more...] about Guatemala: Youth media countering the “infodemic”
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'If you want to get super clear ice, just put a cooler in your freezer that's half filled with water,' Ivy adds. 'The impurities rise to the top and you can chip them off. If you don't have much space, an ice freezer tray is ok, but look for a silicon ice tray with two-inch squares.' … [Read more...] about Missing happy hour? American Bartender of the Year Ivy Mix reveals how to make her Latin-inspired lockdown cocktails at home