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Barbara’s Guest Blog: Occupational Therapy in Nicaragua

The primary reason for my trip was the culmination of an international service-learning course I had gotten into at school this past August. Each year, a professor in our Occupational Therapy department takes four students to Managua for a week … Continue reading

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Corn Island. It’s “Alright.”

When I pass by anyone in my town, I give them an elongated sing-songy “adioooooooooooooos.” Conversely, in the States, when I pass by someone, if I even acknowledge them, I give them a curt “hi” or “hello” under my breath. … Continue reading

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Of Late, with Photos

PEPFAR Conference: 24-26 October 2012 Between August and October of this year, second year health volunteers organized several conferences on HIVaids throughout the country.  In the north, we focused our conference on the vast migrant worker population, due to the … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Claire Mongo Valdivia does Nicaragua

She came, she saw, she wrote a blog post.  Here is Claire Mongo Valdivia’s (my college roomie’s) account of her time in Nicaragua.  I have inserted my own comments periodically.  You will recognize them, [because they look like this.] It’s … Continue reading

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