- Latin America and the Caribbean
- South America
is nationally recognized for his creative work. He has published two volumes of poetry, Nocturnal Trip (1996) and Thera (2002), and several translations of English literature, including Marianne Moore's poetry and Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor, receiving awards and scholarships along the way. At the same time he has facilitated creative poetry workshops at both universities, and at private cultural centers. He is participating courtesy of the Department of State.