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Last Week in Community


This week was the last week of route! I can’t believe how fast the time has gone by. I started off the week in Cedral,…

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End of Summer in Barahona


After four weeks immersed in the local culture, the Session B volunteers’ adventure-filled experience came to an end with a heartfelt candle lighting ceremony where…

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Report from Parque Nacional Marino Ballena


Written by volunteer Alice C. This week in campamentos has been amazing. We worked in the national park Marino Ballena. It had some of the…

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Updates from Emma’s Route


The third week was another incredible week on route! I spent Monday in Pejibaye with Kirston, Frances, and Kathya. When I showed up they were…

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Michael’s Reflection on the Rural Homestay


This week concludes the volunteers’ last week in their rural communities. Volunteer Michael wanted to take a moment to reflect on his time in Chobshi,…

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Video from Fiesta Ambiental


Check out this video of Azuero volunteers making promises to protect the environment:

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First Campamento


This past weekend, the Palmares Project had our first weekend of campamentos. The volunteers, staff, and coordinators from Casa de la Juventud (our partner agency…

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Updates from Hannah’s Route


Greetings from supervisor Hannah’s route! Volunteers are enjoying their last week in community, and are seeing their community based initiatives come together. Many are working…

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Getting to Know Barahona


Our staff team is very excited to see how our volunteers’ leadership skills and Spanish are playing out in their communities! Volunteers are in their…

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The 2020 AMIGOS Summit begins today!⠀ ⠀ Keep an eye out for updates on how we're reconnecting with our past, building connections, and energizing our community for the future in Houston this weekend. ...

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2020 Project Staff Applications are now open!⠀ ⠀ Each summer over 100 college students and young professionals from all over the Americas mentor and lead our summer projects in Latin America and the Caribbean.⠀ ⠀ The deadline for Senior Staff positions is November 17, 2019.⠀ The deadline for all other staff is January 5, 2010.⠀ ⠀ Learn more and apply today at buff.ly/2op9I5v ...

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Not sure where you want to go with AMIGOS next summer? If you love the mountains and cold weather, then you should look into our Ecuador or Peru projects!⠀ ⠀ Learn more about Peru at buff.ly/2VNu9VK ...

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The 2020 AMIGOS Summit is in less than 48 hours!⠀ ⠀ In this forum, we will discover where life after AMIGOS has taken our panelists in film, government, and entrepreneurship and explore the role AMIGOS has had in shaping their personal values and professional path.⠀ ⠀ Anyone is invited to attend the AMIGOS Summit! Learn more here at the link in our bio. ...

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"While I have absolutely loved studying Spanish and other languages throughout my life, language learning is sometimes hard because the progress we make is often intangible." - Sophia, current Gap volunteer in Uruguay.⠀ ⠀ Read more at the link to our blog in our bio about how she's using creative projects to improve her Spanish skills on the AMIGOS Gap Program in Uruguay! ...

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The 2020 AMIGOS Summit is this Friday!⠀ ⠀ Join us in Houston to reconnect with our past, build connections, and energize our community for the future.⠀ ⠀ Anyone is welcome to attend the entire Summit Program or to purchase tickets to individual events at the link in our bio! ...

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Did you know AMIGOS volunteers report increased fluency in Spanish after going through our program?⠀ ⠀ Activities go far beyond the classroom — you’ll lead activities in Spanish, learn local slang, and increase your confidence with real-world practice. You will not believe how fast your Spanish improves when you use it in conversation everyday!⠀ ⠀ Apply now at apply.amigosinternational.org! ...

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Want a glimpse inside the world of our Discover AMIGOS program?⠀ ⠀ Check out our new video at the link in our bio! Discover AMIGOS gives students ages 13 to 15 an amazing opportunity to see Latin America first-hand.⠀ ⠀ Ready to have an adventure next summer with Discover AMIGOS? ...

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