Episode: 00101

Release Date: April 4, 2022

Description: This week our guest, Agnes Aponte Munoz, gave us an update on how her home country of Puerto Rico is doing as well as insights on what it’s like being a Spanish-to-English (and vice versa) translator for the IACA and IALEIA, including her favorite translation mishaps. Her badge story involves child pornography investigations; Agnes was a Criminal Intelligence Analyst and Special Agent specializing in organized crimes, civil rights, missing children, and child pornography investigations. Agnes is currently self-employed as an E-learning Specialist for her own company called The Space of Agnes Elisa. 

CHALLENGE: There are Easter eggs in one of the tables of the chapter that Jason wrote for the IACA textbook. First-person to email us at leapodcasts@gmail.com about what the Easter eggs are will receive a $20 gift card from us. Happy hunting!

Name Drops: 

Public Service Announcements:
Yarisa Walsh (https://www.leapodcasts.com/e/yarisa-walsh-the-survivor/)
Kristen Lottman (https://www.leapodcasts.com/e/atwje-kristen-lottman-the-early-start-analyst/)

Related Links: https://www.agneselisa.net/, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cerro_Maravilla_murders,

Association(s) Mentioned: IACA, IALEIA

Vendor(s) Mentioned: 

Contact: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thespaceofagneselisa/

Podcast Writer: Mindy Duong

Podcast Researcher: 

Theme Song: Written and Recorded by The Rough & Tumble. Find more of their music at www.theroughandtumble.com.

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Podcast Email: leapodcasts@gmail.com  

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YouTube Version: https://youtu.be/G71m3Z2yOK0 

00:00:17 – Introducing Agnes
00:08:00 – Analyzing Child Endangerment
00:14:00 – Teaching Abduction Prevention
00:19:12 – Transitioning to Organized Crime
00:26:19 – Becoming a Special Agent
00:30:45 – Break: Yarisa Walsh & Kristen Lottman
00:31:39 – Learning English
00:39:51 – Teaching
00:47:35 – Expanding Analysis in Spanish-Speaking World
00:58:50 – Translating
01:06:15 – Words to the World


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