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Peace Corps FAQ

I know that people have a lot of questions about Peace Corps and Peace Corps life, so hopefully I cover the majority of your questions here.  How long will I be here? All Volunteers have three months of training and … Continue reading

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More Class Cancellations and the World Cup

This morning started with some sad news. One of the teachers I work with hurt his foot and the doctor has ordered him off it for the whole week. He teaches five sections of entrepreneurship (each an hour and a half … Continue reading

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Three Months Down, 24 to Go

I’ve been in Nicaragua for three months, which leaves 24 months of service to go.               If anyone has any topics about me, the Peace Corps, Nicaragua, or my service that they want to … Continue reading

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A Menagerie of Videos From Training

I haven’t been able to get these videos from training up till now, but they sure are good. Presenting Daniel Ortega, President of the Republic, Malú, a particularly exuberant puppy, and Luis Mariano, simultaneously dancing and pummeling a piñata at his … Continue reading

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A Peak Inside the Peace Corps Office

If anyone is wondering what the Peace Corps Office in Managua looks like, this video just popped up on my Facebook feed: It was recently made by other business Volunteers to as part of a bet. The good news is, … Continue reading

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My First Few Days in León

So I arrived in León on Sunday, and will be living here for the next two years. León is hot (highs the last few days have been 95+), so the very first thing I did was buy a fan. After … Continue reading

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Jurementación

Although I’ve been in Nicaragua for nearly three months, I wasn’t actually a Volunteer until last Friday morning. During the first 11 weeks in country, when you are in training, you are considered a Trainee, not a Volunteer. To become … Continue reading

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