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I’ve tweeted about this video before, but I just can’t get enough of it. While it’s relatively long (about 20 minutes), it’s incredibly succinct considering it pretty much covers globalization, the global economy, and the impacts of consumerism on economically … Continue reading
The “Expert Vagabond,” Matthew Karsten, offers a useful travel budget and talks about falling in love with Nicaragua and . . . chicken buses? Check it out!
Below, Corinne shares her experience as a student abroad in Nicaragua. A Piece of My Heart Is in Nicaragua I came back to Nicaragua just one year after I left. This time, I came on my own. A study abroad … Continue reading
A native of Wyoming, Aynn Setright has been in Nicaragua on and off since 1985. She currently works as the Academic Director for SIT Study Abroad in Nicaragua. Below, she shares her experience. First Experience: Nicaragua in 1985 I first … Continue reading
Dr. Timothy Fogarty first arrived in Nicaragua in the winter of 1988 with his wife and their two children. Fogarty and his wife worked as international partners with Habitat for Humanity, building houses in rural communities in Nicaragua. Fogarty received … Continue reading
Last week I featured Part I of the excellent documentary Missing Seeds. If you missed it, you can check it out here. Below, the second half of the film.
The following is the last installment of Kate’s experience in Nicaragua. If you missed the first part of her story, check it out here. Part II is also up, available here. The Genesis Cooperative, Nicaragua I was told I would … Continue reading
In Part I of this excellent documentary, Missing Seeds, students from Bucknell University and one student from the University of Florida present the banana workers’ struggle in Nicaragua. Part II will be up next!
Below is the second part of Kate’s experience in Nicaragua. If you missed part one, you can check it out here. Arrival In Managua, Nicaragua Getting off the plane in Managua at the International Airport of Nicaragua I looked around … Continue reading