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Aurie Irizarry On Her New Book

Author Aurie Irizarry was Tertulia's guest on July 25, 2021. She speaks about her new book, "Mi Isla, Mi Gente y Mis Recuerdos," and shares her memories when she was a young girl, traveling quite often with her parents to the the town of Yabucoa.

She describes the beautiful landscape of valleys and mountains. She currently lives in western Massachusetts.

Raquel was born in Lima, Peru. She graduated from the University of San Marcos, where she studied Mathematics, and subsequently became a high school math teacher. She began working at New England Public Media in 2004, as the co-host of Tertulia. In 2010 Raquel took over as full-time host of the program.