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AMIGOS Pulse – Where we’re going

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Our 53rd summer in communities throughout Latin America has come to a close, and it’s been a whirlwind! More than 550 participants spent their summer…

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7 Things Only Panama Participants Will Know

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This post was sent to us by our project leadership team in Cocle, Panama this summer.    7. It will rain today, be prepared because…

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Field Report from the Yucatan

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Throughout the summer, AMIGOS participants complete community service projects (CBI or CBIP in AMIGOS-speak!). They worked closely with local youth and community members on a…

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A Summer in Panama: Claire’s Experience

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Claire spent a summer in Panama with Amigos de las Américas and shared the highlights of her experience with us below.   word of mouth…

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Dispatches from Discover AMIGOS

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Discover AMIGOS is a two-week facilitator-led group trip for students ages 13-15. Participants get an introduction to global leadership by learning about Nicaraguan culture, getting…

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Photo, Video, & Essay Contest 2017

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Help us tell your story! We invite all Summer 2017 project leadership team members and participants to submit photos, videos, and/or essays about their AMIGOS…

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Hurricane Harvey AMIGOS Update

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UPDATE: August 31st, 2017 Dear Amigos, As we communicated on Tuesday and as you have seen in the news, Houston and its surrounding communities have…

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Paraguay: A Day in the Life of an Amigo

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Anna and Cole share their typical day in Santa Rosa, Paraguay 6:30 AM: Wake up and go for a run, usually to the bridge. Running…

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Gap Year in Nicaragua: In Mateo’s Words

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Gap Year in Nicaragua: Mateo’s Experience and Advice For my gap year in Nicaragua I lived in Leon, participating as a volunteer for Amigos de Las…

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