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Oscar Azmitia


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Brother Oscar Azmitia is a Guatemalan member of the Brothers of the Christian Schools (De La Salle Christian Brothers) and currently serves as the Rector of La Salle University in San José de Costa Rica, where he teaches philosophy, psychology, and pedagogy. He has worked as a teacher in educational centers at both middle and superior levels. From 1989-2004 he was the founding director of the School for Advanced Studies and Rural Development (Spanish acronym: ESEDIR), an institute that offers training to rural Mayan teachers, and of the Santiago Development Project, an organization supporting the development of Mayan culture. He is ALOP’s Regional Secretary for Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean.