Category: CCJ Foundation

September 13, 2017 Leif Utne No comments exist

Like many of you, we watched in horror last weekend as Hurricane Irma marched slowly across island after island in the Caribbean, including our beloved Cuba. Irma made landfall there as a deadly Category 5 storm, one of the most powerful ever recorded, and left a trail of destruction along Cuba’s north coast, from Baracoa to Matanzas, before veering…

October 26, 2016 Leif Utne No comments exist

Relief for Baracoa, Cuba: Hurricane Matthew’s Other Victim   Haiti wasn’t Hurricane Matthew’s only victim. The storm also ripped through the historic city of Baracoa on Cuba’s southeastern shore. Matthew devastated thousands of homes and buildings, destroyed surrounding forests and farmland, knocked out power for nearly two weeks, and left many homeless. We have been leading groups to…

June 3, 2015 Phil Meadows No comments exist

The Anatolian Shepard is an imposing canine. Bred to protect livestock from bears, wolves, as well as other predators, the amazing ability of Anatolians to protect livestock stems not only from their physical attributes—size, strength, good eyesight, sharp hearing and excellent sense of smell—but from their familiarity with and dedication to their charges. Starting from…