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Congress Petitions FBI For More Active Role in Peace Corps Murder Investigation - ABC News

ABC News

Congress Petitions FBI For More Active Role in Peace Corps Murder Investigation
ABC News
Congressional leaders are calling on U.S. government officials to be more active in solving the case of Kate Puzey, the Peace Corps volunteer who was brutally murdered in the West African country of Benin five years ago. Today, in a show of bi-partisan ...
Congressional Leaders Call on FBI, Others to Investigate 5-Year-Old Peace ... ticklethewire.com

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Chester woman goes to land of voodoo to help indigenous - New Jersey Hills

Chester woman goes to land of voodoo to help indigenous
New Jersey Hills
A 2006 graduate of Mendham High School, Schultz spent two years in the Peace Corps after graduating from the University of Colorado where she majored in international relations and French. ... ?Benin is a fascinating country,? Schultz said. ?It is the ...

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Ensuring that a death in Africa is not forgotten - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Ensuring that a death in Africa is not forgotten
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Five years ago this month, a 24-year-old Peace Corps volunteer from Cumming was murdered as she slept in the Benin village of Badjoude, where she had been posted as a teacher since 2007. Kate Puzey's throat had been slit hours after she had reported a ...

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The 10 Companies Considered 'Best For The World' - Forbes

The 10 Companies Considered 'Best For The World'
Forbes
The idea came from co-founder Sam Goldman, who was in the Peace Corps in Benin when a boy knocked over his family's kerosene lantern and suffered severe burns. Goldman went to business school at Stanford, determined to start a company that could ...

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Due Process 'Impossible' In Harsh Death Sentencing Of Over 500 Muslim ... - The Real News Network

Due Process 'Impossible' In Harsh Death Sentencing Of Over 500 Muslim ...
The Real News Network
... in 2006 with a B.S. in Economics and a Minor in Journalism from the George Washington University. He worked in Benin as a Peace Corps Volunteer between 2006-2008 where he focused on Small Enterprise Development and other educational projects.

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Pitt a leader among producers of Peace Corps volunteers - University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Pitt a leader among producers of Peace Corps volunteers
University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
Daniel Saftner, a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, served in the Peace Corps in Cameroon between 2011 and 2013. Saftner worked as a science education volunteer and taught physics to high school students. He also focused on improving ...

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The Universal Truths of Motherhood - Huffington Post (blog)

The Universal Truths of Motherhood
Huffington Post (blog)
In the early 1990's, Teresa was a Peace Corps volunteer who worked to improve health practices in Cameroon. When she returned home, she made good on her promise to share her stories and spread the word about how we in the U.S. can help families in ...

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University's Peace Corps participation decreases - The University Daily Kansan

University's Peace Corps participation decreases
The University Daily Kansan
It was night in The Gambia, a small country in West Africa, and Kansas graduate Lacy Szuwalski was walking home when she noticed a strange man walking in front of her. He kept looking back to make sure she was following him, and when she stopped ...

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Peace Corps Creating Visual Record of Kenyan Sign Language - AllAfrica.com

Peace Corps Creating Visual Record of Kenyan Sign Language
AllAfrica.com
Washington ? Peace Corps volunteers Rachel Rose of Olathe, Kansas, and Peter Hess of Boise, Idaho, are working with local community members and fellow volunteers to improve the quality and consistency of deaf education throughout Kenya by ...

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Exhibit features peace - The Clackamas Print

Exhibit features peace
The Clackamas Print
Peace Corps volunteers are known for their ability to drastically change lives in parts of the world that need it the most. Their hard work is tireless and expansive ? talk to any volunteer and they can tell you stories of places ranging from Somalia ...

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Activist folk singer brings statement making music to La Crosse - Jacksoncountychronicle

Activist folk singer brings statement making music to La Crosse
Jacksoncountychronicle
Neilson's interest in international activism was sparked by travel to Colombia, Portugal, Senegal, Somalia, Kenya, Nicaragua and Eritrea. While abroad, he worked in rural development and training with the Peace Corps United Nations High Commission for ...

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Return to a favorite place, or strike out somewhere new? - Philly.com

Philly.com

Return to a favorite place, or strike out somewhere new?
Philly.com
"When I saw him, I flashed back to that amazing trip to Kenya in 1969. ... We spent a couple of nights in a Peace Corps school in Kajiado, climbed to the first hut at Mount Kilimanjaro, and viewed the most amazing array of wild animals in their natural ...

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Busy professionals find time to be global humanitarians - Washington Post

Washington Post

Busy professionals find time to be global humanitarians
Washington Post
For the past six years, the company has been offering its employees a chance to have a Peace Corps-type experience on the company's dime. It's a type of corporate philanthropy that is increasingly hitting the sweet spot between ... Britt Haxton, a tax ...

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LI volunteers share their hearts, experience abroad - Newsday

LI volunteers share their hearts, experience abroad
Newsday
There are no hard statistics on how many boomers volunteer abroad, but the 50-plus crowd has represented a steadily increasing percentage of Peace Corps volunteers since 2006, according to spokeswoman Elizabeth Chamberlain. ... Back to Kenya. Since ...

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The world comes to Taos in Lyn Avery photographs - taosnews

The world comes to Taos in Lyn Avery photographs
taosnews
Avery will be showing her photography exhibit titled, ?Lamu Town, Kenya,? at the Stables Gallery, next to the Taos Center for the Arts, at 133 Paseo del Pueblo Norte. ... Black is the author of two memoirs about her years of Peace Corps service in Mali.

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Swift Middle School fundraiser will help buy a bus for school in Kenya - Lancaster Newspapers

Swift Middle School fundraiser will help buy a bus for school in Kenya
Lancaster Newspapers
The event will benefit the Sipili School of the Deaf in Sipili, Kenya, where Elizabeth Linde, a 2007 Solanco High School graduate, is serving as a Peace Corps educator. Swift Middle School is at 1866 Robert Fulton Highway, Quarryville. The event will ...

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Heeding JFK's call to help others - Shore News Today

Heeding JFK's call to help others
Shore News Today
Peace Corps volunteer goes to Uganda NORTHFIELD ? It takes a certain type of person to commit to the Peace Corps, one who will willingly carve 27 months out of their lives to go to a foreign country to help others. Rachel Belkin, 23, of Northfield has ...

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Professor recalls travels in Africa with Jane Goodall - Wichita State Sunflower

Professor recalls travels in Africa with Jane Goodall
Wichita State Sunflower
Jackman studied smaller primates in Kenya and worked there for nearly eight years. Toward the end of that time, she met a man from the Peace Corps in Botswana and travelled with him for a while, and later deciding to study a bushman tribe on her own.

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Peace Corps stint made Tucsonan 'infinitely more understanding' - Arizona Daily Star

Peace Corps stint made Tucsonan 'infinitely more understanding'
Arizona Daily Star
After a ?two-year stint in Malawi, Tucsonan James Shreve? is coming home with experiences and perspectives forged from rustic life abroad. Shreve, who attended Amphitheater High School and Northern Arizona University,? will finish his Peace Corps service ...

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SME's Urged to Develop HIV Workplace Policies - AllAfrica.com

SME's Urged to Develop HIV Workplace Policies
AllAfrica.com
Malawi: SME's Urged to Develop HIV Workplace Policies. By Davie Munkhondya, 27 March 2014. Kasungu ? Small and Medium Enterprises (SME's) in the ... The call was made during the SME's HIV Workplace Policy Training Workshop in Kasungu being sponsored ...

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Building bridges a challenge in Mozambique - Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online

Building bridges a challenge in Mozambique
Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online
Peace Corps volunteer Will Zweig (right) works with a community member in Montepuez, Mozambique, where he is helping to build a pedestrian bridge. Close Window. Peace Corps volunteer Will Zweig (right) works with a community member in Montepuez,.

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Peace Corps director encourages Lehigh University students to join program - The Express-Times

Peace Corps director encourages Lehigh University students to join program
The Express-Times
Emmaus High School graduate Haleigh Duggan said she hopes her time as a Peace Corps volunteer in Mozambique gives her the experience she needs to get a job in international development work when she's done. The Lower Macungie Township ...

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Pitt a leader among producers of Peace Corps volunteers - University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Pitt a leader among producers of Peace Corps volunteers
University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
Long is just one of Pitt's graduate students pursuing a master's degree in public health who served in the Peace Corps. She volunteered in Mozambique for two years through her Peace Corps Master's International Program with the School of Public Health.

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Fending Off Online Fraud - AARP News (blog)

AARP News (blog)

Fending Off Online Fraud
AARP News (blog)
I have a son who was in the Peace Corps in Mozambique. As a parent, if I had been contacted in a similar manner about my son in a rural African village, I might have been tempted to send the money. It's an emotionally agonizing feeling not to know with ...

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Resort life on the cheap - Chinadaily USA

Resort life on the cheap
Chinadaily USA
An hour up the sand from the little beach town of Tofo, perched on a peninsula jutting off the southern coast of Mozambique on a bay of gently surfable Indian Ocean waves, I met five children who had never heard of pizza. We were the only six ... I'm ...

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New York filmmaker returns home to screen documentary - Springfield News-Leader

New York filmmaker returns home to screen documentary
Springfield News-Leader
"I can trace a direct line from my involvement in YEP as a teenager in Springfield to my experience as a Peace Corps volunteer in rural Mozambique and to my career as a documentary filmmaker and educator, " Carolla says. "The thread that connects all ...

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Japan Takes On China Far From Home?in Africa - Newsweek

Newsweek

Japan Takes On China Far From Home?in Africa
Newsweek
Its bilateral aid arm, JICA, has adeptly walked the fine line between assistance and interference, running small but generally effective interventions in agriculture and education, staffed by technical experts or the Japanese Overseas Cooperation ...

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Peace Corps Volunteers Conclude Two-Year Mission in Rwanda - AllAfrica.com

Peace Corps Volunteers Conclude Two-Year Mission in Rwanda
AllAfrica.com
Peace Corps Volunteers who are concluding their two-year mission in Rwanda have described Rwanda as a great country to work with. Claire Brosnihan, 24, one of the volunteers who have been in Rwanda since 2012, said: "I see myself coming back to ...

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Trip across the world delayed - Pilot Tribune

Pilot Tribune

Trip across the world delayed
Pilot Tribune
Since Frantz had been to Rwanda previously, the Peace Corps felt like she has too many personal connections there, due to her previous visits and study abroad that she was a part of. "The indications early on that I was going to go to Tonga," Frantz said.

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Snapshot: Hoops court in Rwanda dedicated to Joey Glynn - ESPN (blog)

Boston Herald

Snapshot: Hoops court in Rwanda dedicated to Joey Glynn
ESPN (blog)
The organization's non-profit arm, The Shooting Touch Sabbatical Program, known as the "Basketball Peace Corps", awards grants for college graduates on an annual basis to work at creating basketball and youth-development programs in developing ...
Shooting Touch grantee honors the late Joey Glynn Boston Herald

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Rwanda wasn't what I thought it would be - CNN

CNN

Rwanda wasn't what I thought it would be
CNN
I was a Peace Corps Volunteer in West Africa and the Rwandan genocide, right on the heels of Nelson Mandela's election in South Africa, was big news across the continent. The child-run household I met after the genocide. When I was assigned to Rwanda ...

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Ambassadors for Africa breaks stereotypes, changes lives - University at Buffalo The Spectrum

Ambassadors for Africa breaks stereotypes, changes lives
University at Buffalo The Spectrum
This summer, Shaun Irlam, the department chair of comparative literature, will instruct his annual study abroad program in South Africa and Rwanda in light of the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide and the inauguration of Nelson Mandela. The 2014 ...

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Livingstone students take on global challenges at Mock UN - Salisbury Post

Livingstone students take on global challenges at Mock UN
Salisbury Post
... to the inner workings of the UN and to present issues the UN faces,? said Earl Brown, Jr., director of Livingstone's International Program and a former Peace Corps volunteer who has lived in Africa and traveled extensively throughout that continent ...

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Where Can Sri Lanka Go From Here? - Foreign Policy (blog)

Where Can Sri Lanka Go From Here?
Foreign Policy (blog)
In addition, the presence of Russia and China on the U.N. Security Council makes it unlikely that the security council would create an ad hoc criminal tribunal, like those used to address human rights violations in Rwanda and Yugoslavia, to bring ...

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Summit devoted to living in peace - Casper Journal

Summit devoted to living in peace
Casper Journal
Palmer will share his experiences with the Jackson Hole Rotary Club's involvement with The Center for the Secret of Peace, in Rwanda, Central Africa. In addition to ... Gray will discuss her experience with the Peace Corps in East Africa. The summit ...

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WEEKEND: WEDDING WALK GETS SAME-SEXY - redbankgreen

WEEKEND: WEDDING WALK GETS SAME-SEXY
redbankgreen
Acclaimed director (and Peace Corps veteran) Alrick Brown will be present at the Unitarian meeting house to discuss the making of the film, and light refreshments will include a cake to celebrate the fourth anniversary of the acclaimed Social Action ...

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Is lying during a campaign a crime? Supreme Court to decide - The Oregonian

Is lying during a campaign a crime? Supreme Court to decide
The Oregonian
"Not every candidate has millions of dollars to spend on TV ads, and it's difficult to get the truth out, especially when constituents are bombarded with messages," Driehaus said from Swaziland, where he is a Peace Corps director. Lawyers for the state ...

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U.S. Supreme Court to consider Ohio ban on campaign lies - The Times-Picayune

U.S. Supreme Court to consider Ohio ban on campaign lies
The Times-Picayune
"Not every candidate has millions of dollars to spend on TV ads, and it's difficult to get the truth out, especially when constituents are bombarded with messages," Driehaus said from Swaziland, where he is a Peace Corps director. Lawyers for the state ...

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'Arguing' Chris Matthews talks Holy Cross in the '60s ahead of Monday ... - MassLive.com

'Arguing' Chris Matthews talks Holy Cross in the '60s ahead of Monday ...
MassLive.com
Matthews went on to two years in the Peace Corps in Swaziland after graduating. A 15-year political career after that had him writing speeches for President Carter and eventually working as the top staffer for Speaker of the House Thomas P. ?Tip? O ...

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Whitman-Walker to honor former White House AIDS czar - Washington Blade

Whitman-Walker to honor former White House AIDS czar
Washington Blade
Crowley, who is a Whitman-Walker client, taught high school science in Swaziland from 1988-1991 when he was a member of the U.S. Peace Corps. He also held various positions with the now defunct-National Association of People with AIDS from 1994 ...

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Ohio case gets serious and satirical attention before Supreme Court hearing - Bucyrus Telegraph Forum

Ohio case gets serious and satirical attention before Supreme Court hearing
Bucyrus Telegraph Forum
Driehaus, who is now director of the U.S. Peace Corps in Swaziland, said the Ohio law is needed to protect voters from being inundated with millions of dollars in false campaign ads by out-of-town interest groups. ?The voters deserve the opportunity to ...

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Peace Corps volunteer describes time in Ukraine - Dekalb Daily Chronicle

Peace Corps volunteer describes time in Ukraine
Dekalb Daily Chronicle
Former DeKalb Kiwanis Club president Tarryn Thaden is familiar with that fear. Her daughter volunteered with the Peace Corps in Uganda until 2012. Peace Corps volunteers were housed in a secure facility at one point because of the possibility of civil ...

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Can Crowdfunding Provide Healthcare for the World's Poorest? - techPresident

Can Crowdfunding Provide Healthcare for the World's Poorest?
techPresident
Watsi was founded by Chase Adam, a former Peace Corps volunteer. ... "After having my kids, I could not shake the thought that if I had been born in another country, Uganda for example, I would have had a 1 in 46 chance of not surviving a pregnancy ...

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Heeding JFK's call to help others - Shore News Today

Heeding JFK's call to help others
Shore News Today
She is currently serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Kamurasi, Uganda, three and a half hours away from the capital city of Kampala. A 2008 graduate of Mainland Regional High School, Belkin earned a bachelor's degree in environmental science and ...

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Three Colorado Women Help Ugandans Build Businesses by Selling ... - People Magazine

Three Colorado Women Help Ugandans Build Businesses by Selling ...
People Magazine
In April 2004, Devin Hibbard and a family friend, Ginny Jordan, traveled to Uganda to visit Hibbard's mother Torkin Wakefield, a Peace Corps veteran who was volunteering with AIDS patients while her physician husband was training health providers in ...

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Lisle volunteers say Peace Corps changed them - Chicago Daily Herald

Lisle volunteers say Peace Corps changed them
Chicago Daily Herald
Within weeks of his inauguration, Kennedy established the Peace Corps, hopeful that trained Americans with skilled manpower could be sent to foreign countries to foster world peace. Advertisement. Within five years, programs were in place in 55 ...

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Lakewood woman organizes national Uganda reading day - 9NEWS.com

Lakewood woman organizes national Uganda reading day
9NEWS.com
"It's a no cost, high impact event that can occur with limited reading resources," Caitlin Haden, former Lakewood resident, said. Haden is a member of the Peace Corps charged with the task of promoting National DEAR Day in Uganda. DEAR stands for "Drop ...

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A Global Shift in Foreign Aid, Starting in India - Indian Defence

A Global Shift in Foreign Aid, Starting in India
Indian Defence
?The proposals have raised the spectre of deep cuts in food and medicine for Africa, in relief for disaster-affected places like Pakistan and Japan, in political and economic assistance for the new democracies of the Middle East, and even for the Peace ...

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Hunt for Joseph Kony takes US into one of world's most dangerous countries - Washington Post

Washington Post

Hunt for Joseph Kony takes US into one of world's most dangerous countries
Washington Post
This country, the Central African Republic, is believed to be Uganda warlord Joseph Kony's last known location ? and the horrifying violence gripping the nation offers an additional complication to President Barack Obama's move on Sunday to step up ...

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From the bench to mission work around the world - East Central Minnesota Post Review

From the bench to mission work around the world
East Central Minnesota Post Review
McBride, who serves as a 10th Judicial District Court judge, now chambered in Stillwater, had been volunteering for many years, leading mission trips for ?Operation Classroom? and International Child Care to Haiti, Uganda, Jamaica and the Dominican ...

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The News Lens ?????
She is going to Uganda in June and will be staying there for the next two years doing Peace Corps. She wants to introduce Taiwan to African and American people with this blog. Alyssa is working in a major PR company. She is a quirky girl who loves ...

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The Caribbean

Belmont native working to help sustain learning center in Dominican Republic - Wicked Local Belmont

Belmont native working to help sustain learning center in Dominican Republic
Wicked Local Belmont
My name is Laura Castello and I am a Peace Corps volunteer currently serving in Los Blancos, Dominican Republic. I serve in the small rural town as a health volunteer however, upon arrival in my community I saw the great need for improved education so ...

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Edison woman earns 'crowning' achievement - Edison Sentinel

Edison woman earns 'crowning' achievement
Edison Sentinel
The community-service leader and National Peace Corps volunteer has traveled to the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Panama to assist in rural community development and ensure equal access to education. A total of 19 contestants vied for the Miss Stars ...

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Peace Corps Works to Expand Access to Clean Water Worldwide - AllAfrica.com

Peace Corps Works to Expand Access to Clean Water Worldwide
AllAfrica.com
Peace Corps volunteer Jennifer Vettel of Gainesville, Florida, recently celebrated the completion of a clean water system that serves two communities in the Dominican Republic. The communities previously obtained water from contaminated rivers and ...

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Rotarians bring gifts to village in Dominican Republic - St. Cloud Times

Rotarians bring gifts to village in Dominican Republic
St. Cloud Times
Seven members of the Rotary Club of St. Cloud recently returned from a potable water mission in the Dominican Republic, helping with unfinished business that began in December 2010 to bring safe drinking water to about 800 residents in the mid-highland ...

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Former Ridgewood soccer star Kelly Conheeney out to make a difference - NorthJersey.com

NorthJersey.com

Former Ridgewood soccer star Kelly Conheeney out to make a difference
NorthJersey.com
It was a tragedy in a way, because she had plans to play professionally overseas or at home, but it opened up a chance to go to the Dominican Republic on a service mission last summer. There Conheeney found squalid conditions and jaw-dropping poverty ...

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Mass. lawmakers hail Pope Francis's message - Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Mass. lawmakers hail Pope Francis's message
Boston Globe
Kennedy has a special understanding of the people who Francis served when he was archbishop of Argentina, because he saw similar struggles when he served as a Peace Corps worker in the Dominican Republic from 2004 to 2006. ?You can see the ...

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Local Medical Student Will Ride Across Country for World Health - Town Topics

Town Topics

Local Medical Student Will Ride Across Country for World Health
Town Topics
Local Medical Student Will Ride Across Country for World Health. PHS GRAD CYCLING FOR WORLD HEALTH: David Silbergeld, shown here delivering medical assistance last year in the Dominican Republic, will set off from San Diego, Wednesday, March 26, on a ...

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Dodd rolls in, speaks to union workers - Reno Gazette-Journal

Dodd rolls in, speaks to union workers
Reno Gazette-Journal
The largely Hispanic crowd cheered when he addressed them in Spanish, which he learned while a Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic. Dodd spent about an hour with the group before they met to discuss their contract negotiation strategy.

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St. Peter's to celebrate mission program - Shore News Today

St. Peter's to celebrate mission program
Shore News Today
OCEAN CITY ? Seven years ago, Anne and Matt Dice and their two children spent six months immersed in the culture in Los Cocos de Jacagua in the Dominican Republic. With the assistance of a mission team from St. Peter's United Methodist Church, they ...

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Edison woman crowned Miss Stars and Stripes 2014 - MyCentralJersey.com

Edison woman crowned Miss Stars and Stripes 2014
MyCentralJersey.com
An avid community service leader and National Peace Corps volunteer, Kao has traveled to the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Panama to assist in rural community development projects and ensure equal access to broad quality education for youth, ...

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Central America and Mexico

New Horizons Belize 2014 opening ceremonies held - DVIDS

channel5belize

New Horizons Belize 2014 opening ceremonies held
DVIDS
As it did last year and has in previous years, New Horizons will have a positive impact on the people of Belize, said Margaret Hawthorne, charg [?]
Peace Corps gives students rare opportunities - Daily Helmsman

Peace Corps gives students rare opportunities
Daily Helmsman
A total of 163 Peace Corps volunteers have come from the Memphis area, including Dominique Doss. After graduating from the University of Memphis in 2011 with a degree in journalism, Doss will be heading to Belize on June 24 to instruct the locals on ...

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Archaeology News for the Week of April 13th, 2014 - Popular Archaeology

Archaeology News for the Week of April 13th, 2014
Popular Archaeology
... and increases students understanding of global issues. Upon completion of the program, graduates are ready to enter the job market with excellent academic credentials, significant overseas experience, and Returned Peace Corps Volunteer status. See ...

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Meeting the Maya in midwinter - MinnPost.com

MinnPost.com

Meeting the Maya in midwinter
MinnPost.com
... Society of Minnesota. Some were working archaeologists, others had been Peace Corps volunteers there, all were experienced and enthusiastic travelers ? a good thing, because it wasn't a cream-puff trip, and many of us were pushing the outer edge of ...

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Machete Attack Only Built Resolve of Nurse-to-Be - Newswise (press release)

Machete Attack Only Built Resolve of Nurse-to-Be
Newswise (press release)
Newswise ? A machete attack at his Belize hut nearly ended all prospects of a nursing career before it could begin for Owen Smith, a master's student at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. The wounds the Peace Corps volunteer suffered ? a lost ear, ...

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Archaeology News for the Week of April 6th, 2014 - Popular Archaeology

Archaeology News for the Week of April 6th, 2014
Popular Archaeology
... and increases students understanding of global issues. Upon completion of the program, graduates are ready to enter the job market with excellent academic credentials, significant overseas experience, and Returned Peace Corps Volunteer status. See ...

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Spicing up the city - Buenos Aires Herald

Spicing up the city
Buenos Aires Herald
?I was getting some air from New York and my best friend was living in Belize working for the Peace Corps at the time so we scheduled in a six-week girls' trip. That got cancelled within the first week as her mom was diagnosed with cancer. But we had ...

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The legends live on - Ruidoso News

The legends live on
Ruidoso News
She spent time serving in the Peace Corps and her archaeological field work adventures include work in Mesa Verde, Sonora and for the Blue Creek Maya Research Project in Belize. New Mexico author Eve Ball was her writing mentor, and all of these ...

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Crow Canyon Archaeological Center Scholarships Now Available for Teens ... - Popular Archaeology

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center Scholarships Now Available for Teens ...
Popular Archaeology
The American University Anthropology Master's International Program enables graduate students to prepare for Peace Corps placement while earning an MA in public anthropology. The 30-credit program is designed to be completed over the course of three ...

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The gay men project - Frizzifrizzi.it

Frizzifrizzi.it

The gay men project
Frizzifrizzi.it
A ventisei anni, subito prima di un'esperienza in Belize coi Peace Corps?storica organizzazione di volontariato fondata da JFK?il ragazzo ha uno di quei rari momenti di epifania in cui capisci chi sei e cosa vuoi: [?]
Meeting the Maya in midwinter - MinnPost.com

MinnPost.com

Meeting the Maya in midwinter
MinnPost.com
... Society of Minnesota. Some were working archaeologists, others had been Peace Corps volunteers there, all were experienced and enthusiastic travelers ? a good thing, because it wasn't a cream-puff trip, and many of us were pushing the outer edge of ...

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ANTHC names Engineer of the Year - Tundra Drums

Tundra Drums

ANTHC names Engineer of the Year
Tundra Drums
A one-time Peace Corps volunteer in Honduras, Goggin-Kehm is originally from Wisconsin. He moved to Alaska to work for ANTHC five years ago and splits his time between the office and the field, where he sees his ideas come to life. "A lot of the ...

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Huffman holding open houses in Ukiah and Fort Bragg - Willits News

Huffman holding open houses in Ukiah and Fort Bragg
Willits News
Gurewitz served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras, and an AmeriCorps Volunteer in Northeast Oregon. She has a B.A. in Geography from UC Berkeley and a Master's Degree in Community and Regional Planning from the University of Oregon and is ...

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Huffman announces staff changes, open houses - Ukiah Daily Journal

Huffman announces staff changes, open houses
Ukiah Daily Journal
Gurewitz served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Honduras, and an AmeriCorps volunteer in Northeast Oregon. She has a B.A. in Geography from UC Berkeley and a master's degree in Community and Regional Planning from the University of Oregon and is ...

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Young adults form faith through service in the Philippines - Episcopal News Service

Episcopal News Service

Young adults form faith through service in the Philippines
Episcopal News Service
With her love for foreign travel and helping others, she thought the Peace Corps was a natural match. But a priest at her home parish in Leesburg, Virginia, convinced her ... But her studies in economics and her experience working with micro-finance ...

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Local Medical Student Will Ride Across Country for World Health - Town Topics

Town Topics

Local Medical Student Will Ride Across Country for World Health
Town Topics
Mr. Silbergeld graduated from Princeton High School in 2003 and subsequently served with the Peace Corps in South Africa and delivered medical assistance in the Himalayas. To find out more, visit http://r4wh.org/team-r4wh/david-silbergeld/. Princeton ...

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Private And Public Sectors Unite To Guide Caribbean Destinations - Hospitality-Industry.com (press release)

Private And Public Sectors Unite To Guide Caribbean Destinations
Hospitality-Industry.com (press release)
The aim is for these seven destinations to follow the successful implementation of similar pilot programs in Cozumel, Mexico and Roatan, Honduras. Today's announcement is also the first step in an active effort to expand the SDAA to include more than ...

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The Cold War That Threatens Democracy - The Nation.

The Nation.

The Cold War That Threatens Democracy
The Nation.
His social programs, which were wildly popular with the poor, were nothing more than a serious version of the Peace Corps' original vision of promoting literacy, medical care and community development to those in need. The spread of those ideals were a ...

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Top 5 Most Dangerous Cities In The World For Tourists - StudentNewsIE.com

Top 5 Most Dangerous Cities In The World For Tourists
StudentNewsIE.com
It's probably the most dangerous city for tourists in the world right now as it has recorded 1,218 murders for 719,447 inhabitants in 2012 alone. Crime in the city has worsened in recent years that the U.S. Peace Corps was pulled out of Honduras in ...

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Activist folk singer brings statement making music to La Crosse - Jacksoncountychronicle

Activist folk singer brings statement making music to La Crosse
Jacksoncountychronicle
Neilson's interest in international activism was sparked by travel to Colombia, Portugal, Senegal, Somalia, Kenya, Nicaragua and Eritrea. While abroad, he worked in rural development and training with the Peace Corps United Nations High Commission for ...

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When Radical Lawyers Take the Airwaves - The Indypendent

The Indypendent

When Radical Lawyers Take the Airwaves
The Indypendent
I dodged the Vietnam draft by getting the domestic version of the Peace Corps. They sent me to Detroit's inner-city to do ... He did a lot of work representing Cuba and the Sandinista revolutionaries in Nicaragua. Now he is representing Julian Assange ...

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Alternative spring break - Petoskey News-Review

Alternative spring break
Petoskey News-Review
Having missed joining the Peace Corps in the '60s and having decided not to become a Maryknoll nun, my missionary zeal had somehow become diluted over the years. ... A medical mission trip to Nicaragua was being planned for the end of February.

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Confident out of the comfort zone - Quinnipiac Chronicle

Confident out of the comfort zone
Quinnipiac Chronicle
Right click, open Internet explorer, www.peacecorps.gov, right click close. Natalie Deduck sat at her computer day by day opening and closing the Peace Corps application, trying to make a decision as to what she wanted to do for the rest of her life ...

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Boomers write new definitions of retirement - Merced Sun-Star

Merced Sun-Star

Boomers write new definitions of retirement
Merced Sun-Star
In June he's traveling to Nicaragua for the second time to work on a Habitat project there. He also volunteers ... Lacey, 24, is finishing up a two-and-a-half-year stint with the Peace Corps in Zambia, and 19-year-old Haley volunteers to help teens ...

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The 10 Companies Considered 'Best For The World' - Forbes

The 10 Companies Considered 'Best For The World'
Forbes
Using bamboo, which is abundant in tropical environments and resistant to hurricanes and earthquakes, this company designs and builds homes in remote, low-income communities in Nicaragua. Before it embarks on a project, Co2 Bambu meets with locals to ...

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The Cold War That Threatens Democracy - The Nation.

The Nation.

The Cold War That Threatens Democracy
The Nation.
His social programs, which were wildly popular with the poor, were nothing more than a serious version of the Peace Corps' original vision of promoting literacy, medical care and community development to those in need. The spread of those ideals were a ...

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South America

USAID's Cuba subversion just the ice tip in LA - Green Left Weekly

USAID's Cuba subversion just the ice tip in LA
Green Left Weekly
The US embassy in Bolivia had previously been caught asking Peace Corps volunteers and Fulbright scholars in the country to engage in espionage. Commenting on the failed USAID/OTI ZunZuneo program in Cuba, Republican House Oversight and ...

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There's no better time than RIGHT NOW to start PROCRASTINATING! - seattlepi.com (blog)

seattlepi.com (blog)

There's no better time than RIGHT NOW to start PROCRASTINATING!
seattlepi.com (blog)
And it seems like my old hip injury from my time building huts in Bolivia in the Peace Corps before she met me is acting up again. It does that sometimes on cold winter days ?. And warm summer days. That's the view from the bleachers. Perhaps I'm off ...

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Spicing up the city - Buenos Aires Herald

Spicing up the city
Buenos Aires Herald
I came into the country through Bolivia and I stayed in Buenos Aires for a month. ... ?I was getting some air from New York and my best friend was living in Belize working for the Peace Corps at the time so we scheduled in a six-week girls' trip. That ...

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The world comes to Taos in Lyn Avery photographs - taosnews

The world comes to Taos in Lyn Avery photographs
taosnews
She has previously shown other countries from this collection (such as the former Soviet Union, India, and Bolivia) at photography exhibits throughout Taos. Jack Leustig ... Black is the author of two memoirs about her years of Peace Corps service in Mali.

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The Cold War That Threatens Democracy - The Nation.

The Nation.

The Cold War That Threatens Democracy
The Nation.
His social programs, which were wildly popular with the poor, were nothing more than a serious version of the Peace Corps' original vision of promoting literacy, medical care and community development to those in need. The spread of those ideals were a ...

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Sunday Sit-down: Paul N. Bertler - Worcester Telegram

Sunday Sit-down: Paul N. Bertler
Worcester Telegram
When Paul N. Bertler was in the Peace Corps in the Philippines, a skeptical diplomat told his group that they might not be wasting their time if they did work similar to that of Heifer International, which gives poor families in approximately 30 ...

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Peace Corps volunteer from Ashland dies in Paraguay - wtvr.com

Peace Corps volunteer from Ashland dies in Paraguay
wtvr.com
WASHINGTON (WTVR) ? A 28-year-old Peace Corps volunteer from Ashland died in Paraguay last week. Peace Corps Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet confirmed Porter Knight died in Paraguay on Tuesday, March 25. ?We do not have a cause of ...
Ashland Man Involved with Peace Corps Dies WRIC

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Peace Corps Volunteer Dies In Paraguay; Cause Of Death Still Unknown - Fox News Latino

Peace Corps Volunteer Dies In Paraguay; Cause Of Death Still Unknown
Fox News Latino
A Peace Corps volunteer died last week while on assignment in Paraguay. Peace Corps member Porter Knight died in his host country last week, but so far Paraguayan officials have not determined the cause of death, but assert that no foul play is suspected.

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Ensuring that a death in Africa is not forgotten - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Ensuring that a death in Africa is not forgotten
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
It was my own Peace Corps daughter calling from her shack in Paraguay. She was slightly shaken. One of her group had died the night before ? a quiet, 27-year-old fellow from Kentucky. His was the second death of a Peace Corps volunteer in March.

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Meet New LAHS Principal 4:30-6 pm Today - Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos Daily Post

Meet New LAHS Principal 4:30-6 pm Today
Los Alamos Daily Post
In accepting the position, she commented, ?I am excited to join Los Alamos Public Schools and look forward to working together to continue the strong tradition of excellence.? Dr. Belew-Nyquist has two sons, one working for the Peace Corps in Paraguay ...

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Greg Cooper wins land conservancy award - New Jersey Hills

Greg Cooper wins land conservancy award
New Jersey Hills
Cooper is a graduate of Drew University, Madison and served as an Environmental Education Volunteer with the United States Peace Corps stationed in San Estanislao, Paraguay. With the Peace Corps, Greg initiated new farming practices with local farmers ...

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'Lifelong learners' honored Saturday - Homer News

'Lifelong learners' honored Saturday
Homer News
Wagner arrived in Homer in 2000, after spending four years with the Peace Corps in Paraguay. She came for a week-long visit with a friend, who connected Wagner with a month-long bird study being done on the Barren Islands, and stayed. ?What was really ...

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Busy professionals find time to be global humanitarians - Washington Post

Washington Post

Busy professionals find time to be global humanitarians
Washington Post
IBM knows this. For the past six years, the company has been offering its employees a chance to have a Peace Corps-type experience on the company's dime. ... Born and raised in Asuncion, Paraguay, her family was acquainted with economic challenges.

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The Cold War That Threatens Democracy - The Nation.

The Nation.

The Cold War That Threatens Democracy
The Nation.
His social programs, which were wildly popular with the poor, were nothing more than a serious version of the Peace Corps' original vision of promoting literacy, medical care and community development to those in need. The spread of those ideals were a ...

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Ellen Spero marries Alexis Baez - The Tennessean

Ellen Spero marries Alexis Baez
The Tennessean
The bride chose her sister, Carrie Spero, as her maiden of honor. The groom chose his future father-in-law, Veit Spero, as his best man. The couple met in Encarnacion, Paraguay, while Ellen was serving in the Peace Corps. They currently reside in ...

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Private And Public Sectors Unite To Guide Caribbean Destinations - Hospitality-Industry.com (press release)

Private And Public Sectors Unite To Guide Caribbean Destinations
Hospitality-Industry.com (press release)
In addition, he has served in Uruguay, Paraguay, South Koreas, Sierra Leone, and the Dominican Republic, and was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Liberia. Ambassador Palmer is committed to furthering the success of the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative ...

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Eastern Europe and Central Asia

JH Technologies Donates Microscope to Hospital in Albania - DigitalJournal.com

JH Technologies Donates Microscope to Hospital in Albania
DigitalJournal.com
Mr. John Hubacz, from JH Technologies in Fremont, California was so generous as to build and donate a 3-headed microscope to Peace Corps Albania." Oupadia continues "One of my Albanian colleagues said when she saw the instrument, 'this is ...

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Sam Oakland, 'political gadfly' who tried to stop closure of Portland's ... - The Oregonian

Sam Oakland, 'political gadfly' who tried to stop closure of Portland's ...
The Oregonian
Oakland lived a rich, full life, joining the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, teaching and studying at far flung places from Macedonia to Siberia, and being accepted as a Peace Corps volunteer to Albania not long before his passing. He earned academic ...

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Catching up with alumni of 'I Have a Dream' program - Longview Daily News

Catching up with alumni of 'I Have a Dream' program
Longview Daily News
A week ago, the Whitman College graduate who now lives in Longview flew off to Europe for a two-year stint in the Peace Corps teaching English in Elbasan, one of Albania's largest cities. The assignment will fulfill her dream to travel, travel and ...

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Sam Oakland, leader of the 'Shift of the 1970s,' dies at 80 - BikePortland.org

Sam Oakland, leader of the 'Shift of the 1970s,' dies at 80
BikePortland.org
When he died last week at age 80, Oakland was preparing for Peace Corps service in Albania. Prof. Tony Wolk, a colleague of Oakland's in PSU's English department, said Monday that when he decided to start riding his bike to work, right around New Year ...

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Lisle volunteers say Peace Corps changed them - Chicago Daily Herald

Lisle volunteers say Peace Corps changed them
Chicago Daily Herald
Living in Lisle during his teen years, Daniel Wan, who now lives in Alexandria, Va., joined the Peace Corps believing everyone should be a world citizen. He served in Bulgaria from 2010 to 2012 as a community development volunteer. "Confining our ...

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Hosman enters Peace Corps - Boone County Journal

Hosman enters Peace Corps
Boone County Journal
Emma Hosman, 22, of Ashland, Mo., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for the Kyrgyz Republic April 23 to begin training as a health education volunteer. Hosman will live and work at the community level to make a difference by ...

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Small-business experts join Suncoast Community Capital - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Small-business experts join Suncoast Community Capital
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Dutton, who joined the organization in September, will be working in the Kyrgyz Republic to help the country's growing nonprofit sector. The Suncoast board granted him a leave for his term in the Peace Corps. Suncoast was founded in 2009, and is known ...

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Peace Corps volunteer and Clarksville resident Peggy Walton frets over future ... - Baltimore Sun

Peace Corps volunteer and Clarksville resident Peggy Walton frets over future ...
Baltimore Sun
When Peggy Walton returned to Ukraine six months ago, 20 years after a two-year stint as a Peace Corps volunteer, she only wanted to quell her own restlessness and satisfy her curiosity about how the country had changed. Little did the retired Howard ...

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Peace Corps volunteer describes time in Ukraine - Dekalb Daily Chronicle

Peace Corps volunteer describes time in Ukraine
Dekalb Daily Chronicle
Dixon returned March 1 to the United States after he was among more than 200 Peace Corps volunteers who were forced to evacuate from Ukraine because of the country's civil unrest. He had been in Ukraine since March 2011 for preservation and recovery ...

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Q&A: Hillsboro graduate describes life during Ukraine crisis as a Peace Corps ... - The Oregonian

Q&A: Hillsboro graduate describes life during Ukraine crisis as a Peace Corps ...
The Oregonian
Jake McGrew, a 2008 Century High School graduate, speaks to Kim Porter's fifth and sixth grade students at Witch Hazel Elementary about his time as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ukraine. He had been stationed there since September until conflict grew too ...

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Area Peace Corps volunteer reflects on life in Ukraine - The Keene Sentinel

Area Peace Corps volunteer reflects on life in Ukraine
The Keene Sentinel
They came with only the necessities, backpacks of clothes and toiletries, to wait it out. It was Feb. 21, and Robin Picard, along with the other 228 Peace Corps volunteers in Ukraine, were sent to regional apartments as protests in Kiev escalated.

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Peace Corps Volunteer Discusses Work in Ukraine - WUKY

Peace Corps Volunteer Discusses Work in Ukraine
WUKY
Gwen Schaefer is a Peace Corps Volunteer and University of Kentucky graduate. She went to Ukraine last September, but was recently evacuated. Although she and other volunteers weren't in immediate danger, Schaefer says the decision was appropriate.

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WHA fourth-graders learn about Peace Corps in Ukraine - Walker Pilot Independent

WHA fourth-graders learn about Peace Corps in Ukraine
Walker Pilot Independent
... learn about Peace Corps in Ukraine by Brooke Wynn, Rayna Wood, Ally Sea and Mackenzie Moore The Pilot Independent. Steph Munson came to Janelle Johnson's fourth-grade class to talk about her work experience with the Peace Corps in Ukraine.

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U.S. State Dept. Updates Ukraine Travel Warning, April 16, 2014 - eNews Park Forest

Telegraph.co.uk

U.S. State Dept. Updates Ukraine Travel Warning, April 16, 2014
eNews Park Forest
Peace Corps Volunteers departed Ukraine on February 25, and remain out of the country at this time. U.S. Embassy Kyiv's Consular Section is open for all public services; however, the Embassy's ability to respond to emergencies involving U.S. citizens ...
SBU predicts Russian-backed murder to justify full-scale invasion Kyiv Post

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Three Russian-backed militants killed in attack on Ukrainian base in Mariupol - Kyiv Post

Kyiv Post

Three Russian-backed militants killed in attack on Ukrainian base in Mariupol
Kyiv Post
On April 16, the SBU presented more evidence of Russian involvement in the uprisings in southeastern Ukraine where government buildings and police stations have been taken in at least 9 cities in Donetsk Oblast and the SBU building in Luhansk Oblast.

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Quincy native adjusting to life at home after being evacuated from Ukraine - Quincy Herald Whig

Quincy native adjusting to life at home after being evacuated from Ukraine
Quincy Herald Whig
When Brennan Pruett returned from Ukraine, he wasn't quite the same. His close friend, Jenny Logan, said the normally talkative Peace Corps volunteer was quiet at first. Instead of talking, he's been listening much more. Pruett savored the jazz music ...

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Who were those masked men? Russians, says the State Department. - Washington Post

Who were those masked men? Russians, says the State Department.
Washington Post
Ukraine's interior minister told residents in the city to stay indoors ahead of anticipated clashes between pro-Russian militants who have seized official buildings and Ukrainian security forces. (Gleb Garanich/Reuters). Like apparitions, the gunmen in ...

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Asia

Even casually smoking marijuana can change your brain, study says - Washington Post

Washington Post

Even casually smoking marijuana can change your brain, study says
Washington Post
He served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Cambodia and studied international politics at Columbia University. Follow him on Twitter here. [?]
Calgary student accused of stabbing five to death quoted Megadeth hours ... - Washington Post

Washington Post

Calgary student accused of stabbing five to death quoted Megadeth hours ...
Washington Post
He served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Cambodia and studied international politics at Columbia University. Follow him on Twitter here. [?]
Mass faintings in Cambodia: What's the reason? - Washington Post

Washington Post

Mass faintings in Cambodia: What's the reason?
Washington Post
Along traffic-choked roads winding into Phnom Penh, Cambodia, sit dozens of factories baking in the sun. Every morning at ... He served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Cambodia and studied international politics at Columbia University. Follow him on Twitter ...

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Japan plans to resume controversial whale hunt next year - Washington Post

Washington Post

Japan plans to resume controversial whale hunt next year
Washington Post
Terrence McCoy is a foreign affairs writer at the Washington Post. He served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Cambodia and studied international politics at Columbia University. Follow him on Twitter here. [?]
India now recognizes transgender citizens as 'third gender' - Washington Post

India now recognizes transgender citizens as 'third gender'
Washington Post
In countries such as Thailand and Cambodia, transgender people aren't usually referred to as either a man or a woman ? but as kathoey. India's ... He served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Cambodia and studied international politics at Columbia University.

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Indian politicians court man with ?world's biggest family?: 39 wives, 127 ... - Washington Post

Indian politicians court man with ?world's biggest family?: 39 wives, 127 ...
Washington Post
He served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Cambodia and studied international politics at Columbia University. Follow him on Twitter here. [?]
Who were those masked men? Russians, says the State Department. - Washington Post

Who were those masked men? Russians, says the State Department.
Washington Post
Terrence McCoy is a foreign affairs writer at the Washington Post. He served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Cambodia and studied international politics at Columbia University. Follow him on Twitter here. [?]
Can Crowdfunding Provide Healthcare for the World's Poorest? - techPresident

Can Crowdfunding Provide Healthcare for the World's Poorest?
techPresident
Watsi was founded by Chase Adam, a former Peace Corps volunteer. In 2010, he was traveling on a bus in the Talamanca Indigenous territory of Costa Rica when a woman boarded the bus and ... The actual procedure is performed by Watsi's partners, 15 well ...

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Oscar Pistorius squirms under prosecutor's cross examination: 'I must have ... - Washington Post

Oscar Pistorius squirms under prosecutor's cross examination: 'I must have ...
Washington Post
Terrence McCoy is a foreign affairs writer at the Washington Post. He served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Cambodia and studied international politics at Columbia University. Follow him on Twitter here. [?]
Indian politicians court man with 'world's biggest family:' 39 wives, 127 ... - Washington Post

Washington Post

Indian politicians court man with 'world's biggest family:' 39 wives, 127 ...
Washington Post
He served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Cambodia and studied international politics at Columbia University. Follow him on Twitter here. [?]
Sips & Savor with Th: Ridgefield is a lucky town to be bless - HamletHub

Sips & Savor with Th: Ridgefield is a lucky town to be bless
HamletHub
For Dina, teaching started first in the Philippines as a Peace Corps volunteer and then in the Bronx as a high school English teacher. Yearning for a change, Dina chose to return to her family's farm here in Ridgefield and start a CSA (Community ...

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Peace Corps serves PH more than a century towards sustainable change - Philippine Information Agency

Philippine Information Agency

Peace Corps serves PH more than a century towards sustainable change
Philippine Information Agency
MANILA, Mar. 25 (PIA) ? For more than fifty years of volunteered services, the United States' eminent Peace Corps has helped the Philippines (PH) in promoting peace through developments by sending Americans here in the country to deal with the most ...

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Can Crowdfunding Provide Healthcare for the World's Poorest? - techPresident

Can Crowdfunding Provide Healthcare for the World's Poorest?
techPresident
Watsi was founded by Chase Adam, a former Peace Corps volunteer. In 2010, he was traveling on a bus in the Talamanca Indigenous territory of Costa Rica when a woman boarded the bus and ... The actual procedure is performed by Watsi's partners, 15 well ...

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Life Stories: Her nursing skills honed by war, Janice Feagin Britton sought ... - The Huntsville Times - al.com (blog)

Life Stories: Her nursing skills honed by war, Janice Feagin Britton sought ...
The Huntsville Times - al.com (blog)
SPANISH FORT, Alabama ? From the time she volunteered as a young nurse during World War II to when she traveled to Africa with the Peace Corps in her late 70s, Janice Feagin Britton led an adventurous and interesting life, one underscored by faith. The ...

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University's Peace Corps participation decreases - The University Daily Kansan

University's Peace Corps participation decreases
The University Daily Kansan
Szuwalski recently became the University's Peace Corps Representative and is working to recruit students for the program by leading informational events about the organization, like an upcoming Peace Corps Information Session ? Addressing Your Fears ...

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Young adults form faith through service in the Philippines - Episcopal News Service

Episcopal News Service

Young adults form faith through service in the Philippines
Episcopal News Service
Photo: Emily Cherry. [Episcopal News Service] Almost everywhere you travel in the Philippines, you see rice: steamed and served in heaping bowls on every table; unhusked and drying in the sun alongside roads; bagged and ready to be milled; packed into ...

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Son's tribute is researching, sharing father's story; scholarship planned - TheDay.com

Son's tribute is researching, sharing father's story; scholarship planned
TheDay.com
New London - Richard Foye feels a debt of gratitude towards the people of Luzon, the island in the Philippines where his father ended up 70 years ago after bailing out of the Hellcat he was piloting, and he wants to do something meaningful to recognize ...

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Sunday Sit-down: Paul N. Bertler - Worcester Telegram

Sunday Sit-down: Paul N. Bertler
Worcester Telegram
When Paul N. Bertler was in the Peace Corps in the Philippines, a skeptical diplomat told his group that they might not be wasting their time if they did work similar to that of Heifer International, which gives poor families in approximately 30 ...

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Local obituaries: Herman R. Belferman was a CIA analyst, then worked at Naval ... - Washington Post

Local obituaries: Herman R. Belferman was a CIA analyst, then worked at Naval ...
Washington Post
She was a Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines and volunteered with the International Executive Service Corps in Bogota, Colombia, in the early 1980s. She earned a pilot's license as a young woman. Lee E. Shipman,. site and architectural planner.

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Federal Register Table of Contents - Insurance News Net (press release)

Federal Register Table of Contents
Insurance News Net (press release)
... and Economics Advisory Board , 19865 Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service RULES Consolidation of Permit Procedures; Denial and Revocation of Permits , 19805-19812 PROPOSED RULES Expansion of Areas in the Philippines Considered Free of ...

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North Africa and the Middle East

United Way announces new board member, valley location - Little Falls Evening Times

United Way announces new board member, valley location
Little Falls Evening Times
Recently, Taylor completed a two year service as an environment extension agent with the Peace Corps in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Before Peace Corps, Taylor was an AmeriCorps volunteer with the American Red Cross of the Mohawk Valley. Jordan ...

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Calgary student accused of stabbing five to death quoted Megadeth hours ... - Washington Post

Washington Post

Calgary student accused of stabbing five to death quoted Megadeth hours ...
Washington Post
The Calgary Herald identified the victims as Lawrence Hong, Josh Hunter, Kaitlin Perras, Zackariah Rathwell and Jordan Segura. ?These were ... He served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Cambodia and studied international politics at Columbia University ...

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Archaeology News for the Week of April 13th, 2014 - Popular Archaeology

Archaeology News for the Week of April 13th, 2014
Popular Archaeology
A video camera strapped to the nose of a drone aircraft first shows only a spinning, sunlit horizon in the barrens of southern Jordan. .... The 30-credit program is designed to be completed over the course of three years, including a Peace Corps placement.

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'Domestic Peace Corps' supervises Habitat volunteers - Elgin Courier News

'Domestic Peace Corps' supervises Habitat volunteers
Elgin Courier News
One of the older young people supervising the project, Jordan Lyndaker from upstate New York, could have been spending this week doing something else. The college he graduated from two years ago, Syracuse University, was a high seed in the NCAA ...

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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts - Whitehouse.gov (press release)

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts
Whitehouse.gov (press release)
Alice G. Wells, Nominee for Ambassador to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Department of State. Alice G. Wells, a career member of the Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, is currently Senior Advisor in the Bureau ... Mr. Gephard was also an ...

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Three Colorado Women Help Ugandans Build Businesses by Selling ... - People Magazine

Three Colorado Women Help Ugandans Build Businesses by Selling ...
People Magazine
In April 2004, Devin Hibbard and a family friend, Ginny Jordan, traveled to Uganda to visit Hibbard's mother Torkin Wakefield, a Peace Corps veteran who was volunteering with AIDS patients while her physician husband was training health providers in ...

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Livestock agent hopes to reduce feed costs - Capital Press

Livestock agent hopes to reduce feed costs
Capital Press
?He's extremely, extremely qualified,? said Jordan Valley rancher Bob Skinner, past president of the Oregon Cattlemen's Association. Skinner said Arispe hit the ground running. ?One of the things that really impressed me about him is his energy,? he ...

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The Uncensored 2014 Masters Power Rankings - Grantland

The Uncensored 2014 Masters Power Rankings
Grantland
Imagine that every time you go home to see your family on vacation, the first thing your parents do is ask you about your more successful older brother who couldn't make it because he injured himself as a Peace Corps doctor saving an entire village ...

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Ambassadors for Africa breaks stereotypes, changes lives - University at Buffalo The Spectrum

Ambassadors for Africa breaks stereotypes, changes lives
University at Buffalo The Spectrum
Since her trip to Africa, she has gone on to visit Turkey, Jordan, Palestine and other countries. She has worked in Bourj al Barajneh, a Palestinian refugee camp, made presentations about human rights issues ... Another went back to South Africa to do ...

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Kerry: US reconsiders role in Mideast peace talks - WLFI.com

Washington Post

Kerry: US reconsiders role in Mideast peace talks
WLFI.com
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (center) arrives at the Ministry of Youth and Sports to attend a Peace Corps Volunteer Swearing-in Ceremony in Rabat, Morocco Friday April 4, 2014. After the ceremony he is expected to meet with Morocco's King ...
Kerry: US reconsidering role in Mideast peace talks after negative Israeli ... Newser

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The Pacific Islands

Gudmunsson wins triathlon individual Olympic event - Fiji Times

Gudmunsson wins triathlon individual Olympic event
Fiji Times
Fiji Triathlon Association president Andrew Pene said a total of 54 participants competed in the event. "The newcomers were the Peace Corps team comprising Salas Prasad, Dr Josephine Piukala and Carl Ngamoki, with Elizabeth Yang and Olivia Owens ...

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Exploring 'Area X': Local author has hit with book series based on St. Marks ... - Tallahassee Democrat (blog)

Exploring 'Area X': Local author has hit with book series based on St. Marks ...
Tallahassee Democrat (blog)
Local author Jeff VanderMeer talks about being ins...: Tallahassee author Jeff VanderMeer, whose new book "Annihilation" is set in "Area X," based on St. Marks Wilidlife Refuge, shows reporter Nicole Tschetter some of the places that inspired the book.

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Jean Morris Boley, 95 - Montana Standard

Jean Morris Boley, 95
Montana Standard
They joined the Peace Corps and served for five years until health problems forced their return. Jean's kind and accepting personality endeared her to the villagers in Fiji and the artisans in the Dominican Republic whom they served. Jean lived in ...

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Peace Corps Aims to Boost Recruiting, Diversity - ABC News

Peace Corps Aims to Boost Recruiting, Diversity
ABC News
"Our highest priority as an agency remains doing everything we can to support our volunteers and ensure their health and safety," said Hessler-Radelet, a Peace Corps volunteer in Western Samoa in the early 1980s who became the agency's deputy director ...

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Federal Register Table of Contents - Insurance News Net (press release)

Federal Register Table of Contents
Insurance News Net (press release)
... 20792-20794 Pago Pago Harbor, American Samoa , 20794-20796 Pittsburgh Pirates Fireworks; Allegheny River Mile 0.4 to 0.6; Pittsburgh, PA , 20796-20797 Special Local Regulations: Recurring Marine Events in the Seventh Coast Guard District , 20783 ...

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Denise Malloy: March Madness brings out competitive streak - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Denise Malloy: March Madness brings out competitive streak
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Since Love was a Battlefield, we took our spirit of competition from the finish line to Western Samoa as Peace Corps volunteers. The nightly ritual of Scrabble in Samoa was no exception to our rivalry. Any attempt to use a questionable word with an X ...

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Peace Corps Tambah Keragaman Ras dan Etnis Sukarelawannya - VOA Indonesia

Peace Corps Tambah Keragaman Ras dan Etnis Sukarelawannya
VOA Indonesia
?Prioritas tertinggi kami sebagai sebuah badan adalah melakukan apapun yang kami bisa lakukan untuk membantu sukarelawan dan menjamin kesehatan dan keselamatan mereka,? kata Hessler-Radelet, seorang sukarelawan Peace Corps di barat Samoa ...

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