Iceland Ambassador: U.S. Could Take Economic Lessons from Iceland By Stephanie Lecci & Mitch Teich • Nov 12, 2013 Luis Arreaga Listen Listening... / 17:45 Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Luis Arreaga, the U.S. Ambassador to Iceland. Like its American ally, Iceland has been recovering from a devastating economic situation in the last several years. Novel Shines New Light on Real Life 19th Century Murderer By Mitch Teich • Oct 4, 2013 Nicholas Purcell photo Listen Listening... / 18:04 Writer Hannah Kent talks about her novel, "Burial Rites," with Lake Effect's Mitch Teich. Australian writer Hannah Kent traveled about as far away from home as she could as a teenage exchange student: Iceland.