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Breaking News - March, 2004


Nepal RPCV writes about the Kennedys
Nepal RPCV Laurence Leamer writes about the Kennedy's - America's Fallen Royals 31 March 2004


Georgia PCV suffers severe injuries
Norman Hickey suffered severe injuries recently in a fall while on a Peace Corps mission in the former Soviet republic of Georgia 31 March 2004


Thailand RPCV writes Thai cooking book
Nancie McDermott was a Peace Corps worker in Thailand in the 1970s and since then has made a career of explaining Thai cuisine to Westerners 31 March 2004


Vasquez speaks to Escondido Rotary
Peace Corps director speaks to Escondido Rotary 30 March 2004


Rep. Sam Farr dedicates Peace Pole
Rep. Sam Farr will be guest speaker for dedication of a Peace Pole at UC Santa Cruzĺs Merrill College 30 March 2004


RPCV writes about tv news in Arab countries
Jordan RPCV Gregory D. Johnsen, writes about tv news in Arab countries 30 March 2004


Peace Corps won't meet 2007 goal of doubling
Peace Corps Lacks Money to Expand, goal of doubling by 2007 is unattainable 29 March 2004


Peace Corps Lacks Money to Expand
Peace Corps Lacks Money to Expand, goal of doubling by 2007 is unattainable 29 March 2004


RPCV Peter Burleigh warns of Pakistan nukes
Nepal RPCV Peter Burleigh warns of Pakistan nukes 28 March 2004


PCV works for School for the Deaf in Kenya
Julie Guberman, a deaf Peace Corps volunteer from Chicago who works at the Kibarani School for the Deaf in Kenya 28 March 2004


RPCV is EarthBalance's chief executive
RPCV Don Ross is EarthBalance's chief executive and a former Charlotte County commissioner 28 March 2004


Bulgaria PCVs host Levs for Lads & Lasses
Bulgaria Peace Corps Volunteers host an evening of entertainment called Levs for Lads & Lasses 26 March 2004


DDN discusses FOIA Struggles with PC
Goldsmith Winners Discuss FOIA Struggles 25 March 2004


Walter Poirier says change needed at PC
Walter Poirier tells Congress change needed at Peace Corps 25 March 2004


Peace Corps defends workers' safety
Peace Corps defends workers' safety 25 March 2004


Gidget joins the Peace Corps
Gidget joins the Peace Corps 25 March 2004


RPCV named Ambassador to Vietnam
Colombia RPCV Raymond F. Burghardt is US Ambassador to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam 23 March 2004


RPCV Paul Johnson runs for Congress
Ghana RPCV Paul Johnson running for Congress in Iowa 23 March 2004


Hyde to introduce PC Safety Legislation
Hyde to introduce Peace Corps Safety and Security Act of 2003 23 March 2004


Shrivers Leave 'Solid' Legacy
Shrivers Leave 'Solid' Legacy 23 March 2004


House schedules PC Hearings for March 24
House schedules Peace Corps Safety Hearings for Wednesday, March 24 22 March 2004


Peace Corps works despite wars
Peace Corps works despite wars 21 March 2004


Ethiopia RPCV Mildred Taylor honored
Ethiopia RPCV Mildred Taylor to be honored at UM seminar 21 March 2004


Mozambique RPCV launches photo project
Mozambique RPCV Blake Schmidt launches a project featuring photographs taken by young Mozambicans 21 March 2004


Turkey RPCV writes "Justice on Earth"
Turkey RPCV Tom Turner is Earthjustice Advocate and author of Justice on Earth 21 March 2004


RPCV Fern Holland Killed in Iraq
US Friend of Namibia Peace Corps volunteer, Fern Holland Killed in Iraq 20 March 2004


Meet the conservative Peace Corps
Meet the conservative Peace Corps 20 March 2004


Former Deputy Director speaks in New Orleans
Charles Baquet, a New Orleans native who was deputy director of the Peace Corps during the Clinton administration speaks on "How to be a Leader Who Respects Cultural Differences" 20 March 2004


RPCV Senator Chris Dodd is an internationalist
Dominican Republic RPCV Senator Chris Dodd is an internationalist 20 March 2004


Togo RPCV is Gays Rights activist
After graduating from Yale College, Evan Wolfson went to Togo as a Peace Corps volunteer. It was there that Wolfson first began to grapple with what being gay would mean for the rest of his life 19 March 2004


RPCV named Ambassador to Sierra Leone
Former Peace Corps As New United States Ambassador: Prior to joining the Foreign Service, Thomas Neil Hull. III was a Peace Corps Volunteer primary school teacher in Sierra Leone from 1968 to 1970. While there, Mr. Hull met his wife Jill, also a Peace Corps Volunteer teacher. 19 March 2004


Peace Corps CIO receives top award
Peace Corps HQ Chief Information Officer Gopal Khanna receives top US award 18 March 2004


DDN was finalist for Goldsmith Prize
Dayton Daily News was finalist for Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting 18 March 2004


Colombia RPCV promotes understanding of Latinos
Colombia RPCV Dr. Refugio I. Rochin promotes Cultural Understanding of U.S. Latinos 17 March 2004


Guatemala Honors Peace Corps
Guatemala Honors Peace Corps for Over 40 Years of Service with National Award 17 March 2004


RPCV David Magnani will not run for re-election
Kenya RPCV, Sierra Leone Country Director and Massachusetts State Senator David Magnani will not run again 17 March 2004


RPCV Bill Kendall returns to Ghana after 30 years
Peace Corps volunteer Bill Kendall returns to Ghana after 30 years 17 March 2004


Ukraine RPCV plays music around the world
Ukraine RPCV Matt Taylor plays music around the world 16 March 2004


Congo Kinsasha RPCVs direct Mango Bridge
Tom and Pam Pendleton met while working in the Peace Corps in the early 1980s in Congo Kinsasha. Now they are working to establish Mango Bridge, an organization with the mission to provide educational opportunities and vocational resources to individuals and families in The Gambia. 14 March 2004


RPCV writes book of Quick & Easy Thai food
Quick & Easy Thai. By RPCV Nancie McDermott 14 March 2004


Salute to Peace Corps in Bulgaria
Saluting the Peace Corps in Bulgaria 12 March 2004


Morocco RPCVs friends for 40 years
Richard Harris and Henry Rollins spent two years together in the Peace Corps in Morocco 12 March 2004


DDN wins Scripps Award
'Dayton Daily News' series on Peace Corps wins award for Distinguished Service to the First Amendment from the Scripps Howard Foundation 12 March 2004


PCV's navigate cross cultural issues
In many parts of the developing world, Peace Corps volunteers are the ones directly negotiating the complicated interactions between very different cultures 12 March 2004


Namibia RPCV killed in attack in Iraq
Namibia RPCV Fern Holland killed in attack in Iraq was advocate for women's rights 11 March 2004


77 year old PCV going to Albania
At the age of 77, Helen Bunch has joined the Peace Corps and going to Albania 10 March 2004


RPCV named Ambassador to South Korea
Cameroon RPCV Christopher R. Hill, 52, the current U.S. ambassador to Poland, is in line to succeed Thomas Hubbard as the ambassador to South Korea 10 March 2004


RPCV writes about travel in Thailand
Fifty-one years old and fluent in Thai, Joe Cummings first came to Thailand 27 years ago as a Peace Corps volunteer knowing nothing about the country 9 March 2004


RPCV Environmentalist launches New Book
India RPCV Carl Pope to Launch New Book at National Press Club 9 March 2004


RPCV named Veep at Knight Foundation
India RPCV Mike Maidenberg Named Vice President, Chief Program Officer at Knight Foundation 9 March 2004


PC Trainee dies in Ecuador
Peace Corps Trainee Gregor V. Baker dies in Ecuador 9 March 2004


Peace Corps part of RPCV's election campaign
Peace Corps part of Liberia RPCV Shaun McNally 's election campaign 8 March 2004


RPCV attended mosque in Senegal
The first time Michael McColly set foot inside a religious temple other than a church was at the mosque in the Senegalese farming village he lived in as a Peace Corps volunteer 7 March 2004


Farr, Honda honor Peace Corps
Farr, Honda honor roots on Peace Corps Week 6 March 2004


Kerry supports 25,000 PCVs, "Service for College"
In an effort to boost enrollment in the Peace Corps from 6,700 today to 25,000 "where we ought to be," Kerry said his administration would pay the four-year tuition to an in-state public university for any high school graduate who gives two years to the Peace Corps 6 March 2004


Ecuador RPCV Poet speaks at UNM-VC
Poet-essayist and Ecuador RPCV John Brandi to speak at UNM-VC 6 March 2004


Botswana RPCV facilitates Children of Abraham program
Botswana RPCV Joni Overton-Jung is facilitator and speaker for the Children of Abraham program 6 March 2004


RPCV supports eco-tourism in Laos
"My vision is to make Laos the center of eco-tourism in Southeast Asia," said Steven Schipani, a New Yorker who earlier worked as a Peace Corps volunteer in neighboring Thailand 5 March 2004


Peace Corps to Reopen China Program
Peace Corps to Reopen China Program 4 March 2004


Costa Rica RPCV in wild carrot
Costa Rica RPCV Pamela Temple and Spencer Funk are wild carrot 4 March 2004


Dayton Daily News wins award
Dayton Daily News wins award for "Casualties of Peace" 2 March 2004


RPCVs run Rainforest Camp
Costa Rica RPCV Nancy Aitken announces tropical ecology camps and courses 2 March 2004


PC names controversial EMA Director
Peace Corps Names controversial Virginia Politician Jay Katzen as new Regional Director for the Europe, Mediterranean, and Asia region 1 March 2004


Teresa Heinz Kerry praises Peace Corps
Teresa Heinz Kerry says US was an idea embodied by the Peace Corps workers in Africa 1 March 2004


Turkey RPCV is top human rights expert
Turkey RPCV Joe Stork is top American human rights expert 1 March 2004


Peace Corps Celebrates 43 Years
Peace Corps Celebrates 43 Years 1 March 2004


RPCV praises Arab Women's achievements
Oman RPCV Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley says Arab Women Should Not Give In to the Restrictions of Their Cultural Environment 1 March 2004


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Jody Olsen speaks in Seattle...
Jody Olsen speaks in Seattle 1 March 2004



Senator Norm Coleman says "as chairman of the Subcommittee on...
Senator Norm Coleman says "as chairman of the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, and Narcotics Affairs, it is my objective to help the Peace Corps become not only bigger, but also better and safer." 1 March 2004



When the position became available at the Center for Women...
When the position became available at the Center for Women, I actively lobbied for it," recalls Afghanistan RPCV Jennet Alterman. "I had learned from experience in the Peace Corps that the only way to bring about positive sustainable success for individuals is to do it at the grassroots, village level and to start by educating people. 1 March 2004



Bolivia RPCV and ex-State Senator Marvin Hanson dies in...
Bolivia RPCV and ex-State Senator Marvin Hanson dies in Minnesota 1 March 2004



Burkina Faso RPCV John Paul Owens will coordinate new Master's...
Burkina Faso RPCV John Paul Owens will coordinate new Master's International Program 1 March 2004



Congressman Christopher Shays of Connecticut revealed at the hearing that...
Congressman Christopher Shays of Connecticut revealed at the hearing that he trained in the Peace Corps on Molokai 1 March 2004



The one thing that happened to me after 9/11," Fiji...
"The one thing that happened to me after 9/11," Fiji RPCV Chris Shays said, "was that I determined that I would be very outspoken. I wouldn't spare people the truth." 1 March 2004



Peace Corps Evacuee Nathan Beckett recalls work in Haiti...
Peace Corps Evacuee Nathan Beckett recalls work in Haiti 1 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Piper Perreault says she and seven other...
Peace Corps Volunteer Piper Perreault says she and seven other Peace Corps volunteers have been transferred from Haiti to the Dominican Republic city of Dajabon on the Haitian border to work with Haitians living there 1 March 2004



When news broke of the political insurgence in Haiti, Peace...
When news broke of the political insurgence in Haiti, Peace Corps Volunteer Piper Perreault, was right in the middle of all the commotion. For the time being Perreault is stationed in the Dominican Republic city of Dajabon where she is working with Haitian refugees. 1 March 2004



Journalist Petr Lom traveled to the mountains of Kyrgyzstan to...
Journalist Petr Lom traveled to the mountains of Kyrgyzstan to examine the practice of bride kidnapping 1 March 2004



Liberia RPCV Dick Haws to retire from Greenlee School of...
Liberia RPCV Dick Haws to retire from Greenlee School of Journalism and Communications 1 March 2004



Paul Spencer Sochaczewski who lived in Sarawak in 1969 as...
Paul Spencer Sochaczewski who lived in Sarawak in 1969 as a Peace Corps volunteer, returns to play golf 1 March 2004



Peace Corps Given OK to Land in Mexico...
Peace Corps Given OK to Land in Mexico 1 March 2004



Simple Acts of Kindness by Morocco RPCV James Rupert...
Simple Acts of Kindness by Morocco RPCV James Rupert 1 March 2004



Morocco RPCV Christopher H. Wilson dies in Indiana...
Morocco RPCV Christopher H. Wilson dies in Indiana 1 March 2004



RPCV praises Arab Women's achievements
Oman RPCV Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley says Arab Women Should Not Give In to the Restrictions of Their Cultural Environment 1 March 2004



Senegal RPCV Melanie Sumner to Give Fiction Reading...
Senegal RPCV Melanie Sumner to Give Fiction Reading 1 March 2004



The United States in Southeast Asia: Deepening the Rut? by...
The United States in Southeast Asia: Deepening the Rut? by Thailand RPCV Michael J. Montesano 1 March 2004



Naja Karamaru in the Bath by Tonga RPCV Jan Worth...
Naja Karamaru in the Bath by Tonga RPCV Jan Worth 1 March 2004



Turkey RPCV is top human rights expert
Turkey RPCV Joe Stork is top American human rights expert 1 March 2004



Turkmenistan President welcomes the presence of the voluntary US Peace...
Turkmenistan President welcomes the presence of the voluntary US Peace Corps and their project implementation 1 March 2004



Our trip was originally planned for a week in Uzbekistan...
Our trip was originally planned for a week in Uzbekistan visiting Matt and a week in Turkmenistan visiting our daughter, Megan, a Peace Corps Volunteer who lives in a small village 1 March 2004



Teresa Heinz Kerry praises Peace Corps
While a college student in South Africa in the 1950s, Teresa Heinz Kerry frequently marched against apartheid. In those years, she says today, the United States in her mind was more a hopeful idea than a place, an idea embodied by the Peace Corps workers in Africa 1 March 2004



Happy Birthday, Peace Corps!
Happy Birthday, Peace Corps! 1 March 2004



Peace Corps Celebrates 43 Years
Peace Corps Celebrates 43 Years 1 March 2004



Robert Moore says "I have long been a proponent of...
Robert Moore says "I have long been a proponent of a mandatory term of national service for all citizens. If not in the armed forces, then in the Peace Corps or some other sacrificial service to the country." 1 March 2004



Memo from Director Gaddi Vasquez on Peace Corps Week...
Memo from Director Gaddi Vasquez on Peace Corps Week 1 March 2004



Governor Robert Ehrlich and Peace Corps Director Gaddi Vasquez declare...
Governor Robert Ehrlich and Peace Corps Director Gaddi Vasquez declare the first week of March 2004 to be Maryland Peace Corps Week 1 March 2004



RPCV Dick Thibodeau says Guts needed to revive Detroit...
RPCV Dick Thibodeau says Guts needed to revive Detroit 1 March 2004



RPCVs run Rainforest Camp
Costa Rica RPCV Nancy Aitken, Director of Proyecto Campanario, announces tropical ecology camps and courses 2 March 2004



RPCV Phyllis Andersen finds friendships, solidarity in El Salvador...
RPCV Phyllis Andersen finds friendships, solidarity in El Salvador 2 March 2004



Nestor Amarilla, a native of Paraguay, earned scholarships to Fridley...
Nestor Amarilla, a native of Paraguay, earned scholarships to Fridley High School and Metropolitan State University after learning English from a Peace Corps volunteer 2 March 2004



Dayton Daily News wins award
Dayton Daily News wins award for "Casualties of Peace" 2 March 2004



Dayton Daily News honored for reporting...
Dayton Daily News honored for reporting 2 March 2004



Jay Katzen, the energetic retired Foreign Service officer is on...
Jay Katzen, the energetic retired Foreign Service officer is on his way to the Peace Corps for a top job 2 March 2004



Senator Paul S. Sarbanes congratulates University of Maryland Alumni for...
Senator Paul S. Sarbanes congratulates University of Maryland Alumni for their Committment to the Peace Corps 3 March 2004



Colleen Harden shares her experiences as a Peace Corps volunteer...
Colleen Harden shares her experiences as a Peace Corps volunteer in Yeghegnadzor, Armenia, with the students at Elkhorn Elementary School in Stockton 3 March 2004



Botswana RPCV Stephanie Siegel Morgan dies in Santa Fe...
Botswana RPCV Stephanie Siegel Morgan dies in Santa Fe 3 March 2004



U.S. officials believe local army commanders in Indonesia ordered an...
U.S. officials believe local army commanders in Indonesia ordered an ambush that killed Sierra Leone RPCV Rick Spier 3 March 2004



Information Technology study course conducted by experienced consultants-volunteers from...
Information Technology study course conducted by experienced consultants-volunteers from the American Peace Corps in the Uralsk International Business Center in Kazakhstan 3 March 2004



Nepal RPCV Nick Cibrario writes the Garden of Kathmandu Trilogy...
Nepal RPCV Nick Cibrario writes the Garden of Kathmandu Trilogy 3 March 2004



RPCV Nick Cibrario writes "The Pomelo Tree" about anthropologist Carl...
RPCV Nick Cibrario writes "The Pomelo Tree" about anthropologist Carl Brecht, who leaves his teaching position at a university to do research on shamanism in Nepal 3 March 2004



Palau RPCV Dr. Dale Jenkins appointed headmaster at Saipan International...
Palau RPCV Dr. Dale Jenkins appointed headmaster at Saipan International School 3 March 2004



While Cliff Boyd was working with South American farmers during...
While Cliff Boyd was working with South American farmers during a stint in the Peace Corps, a visit to the Inca fortress city of Maccu Picchu in Peru solidified his interest in ancient people and their cultures 3 March 2004



Profile of the International Republican Institute by Right Web...
Profile of the International Republican Institute by Right Web 3 March 2004



New generation`s interest piqued by Peace Corps...
New generation`s interest piqued by Peace Corps 3 March 2004



Fairhaven students correspond with Peace Corps Volunteer Sean Maloney in...
Fairhaven students correspond with Peace Corps Volunteer Sean Maloney in Benin 4 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Desiree Robertson in Bolivia...
Peace Corps Volunteer Desiree Robertson in Bolivia 4 March 2004



Peace Corps to Reopen China Program
Peace Corps to Reopen China Program 4 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteers Return to China...
Peace Corps Volunteers Return to China 4 March 2004



Costa Rica RPCV in wild carrot
Costa Rica RPCV Pamela Temple and Spencer Funk are wild carrot 4 March 2004



With more than 10 years of classical vocal training, Costa...
With more than 10 years of classical vocal training, Costa Rica RPCV Pamela Temple has performed in many venues, from coffeehouses to opera houses 4 March 2004



Dominican Republic RPCV Senator Chris Dodd calls for swift action...
Dominican Republic RPCV Senator Chris Dodd calls for swift action by the U.S. in Haiti 4 March 2004



Grenada RPCV Rev. Nathan W. Detering's experience as a Peace...
Grenada RPCV Rev. Nathan W. Detering's experience as a Peace Corps volunteer in the West Indies, far from all he had known, gave him his first real opportunity to hear his call to the ministry 4 March 2004



India RPCV John Aldred oversees fish hatchery...
India RPCV John Aldred oversees fish hatchery 4 March 2004



I had heard a lot about Kenya from my brother...
I had heard a lot about Kenya from my brother Albert Bird who worked there with the Peace Corps. 4 March 2004



Jennifer Weimer found herself in the small country of Kyrgyzstan...
Jennifer Weimer found herself in the small country of Kyrgyzstan in central Asia, near the Chinese border 4 March 2004



Malaysia RPCV Kinky Friedman would like to establish a Texas...
Malaysia RPCV Kinky Friedman would like to establish a Texas Peace Corps where people could volunteer and help the state 4 March 2004



Norm and JoAnn McCarthy recount Peace Corps adventures in Morocco...
Norm and JoAnn McCarthy recount Peace Corps adventures in Morocco 4 March 2004



Morocco RPCV Dan Walsh's repeated attempts to exhibit his posters...
Morocco RPCV Dan Walsh's repeated attempts to exhibit his posters, mainly drawn by Palestinian artists and some by others, including Israelis, have been rejected because of fear that they were anti-Semitic 4 March 2004



RPCV Susan Schaefer Davis set up an e-commerce site...
RPCV Susan Schaefer Davis set up an e-commerce site for Moroccan women weavers 4 March 2004



Principal kisses frog for students helping PCV Thera Crane's school...
Principal kisses frog for students helping PCV Thera Crane's school in Namibia 4 March 2004



In March 1972, Anne E. Desjardins watched farmers plowing and...
In March 1972, Anne E. Desjardins watched farmers plowing and planting maize in Lamjung district in Nepal, where she was a Peace Corps science teacher. 4 March 2004



Jim Russell joined the Peace Corps in 1999 and was...
Jim Russell joined the Peace Corps in 1999 and was sent to Nicaragua, where he became fluent in Spanish and taught in the small village of Santa Lucia 4 March 2004



Niger RPCV Lee Pool writes about Peace Corps Volunteers...
Niger RPCV Lee Pool writes about Peace Corps Volunteers 4 March 2004



Kate Tharin's class recently won a free long-distance call...
Kate Tharin's class recently won a free long-distance call from Philippines Peace Corps volunteer Eileen Wedel to whom they had been writing letters for the past year 4 March 2004



Solomon Islands RPCV Paul Rickard Mixes Up Academics, Fun At...
Solomon Islands RPCV Paul Rickard Mixes Up Academics, Fun At South Bay 4 March 2004



Multinational Enterprise in Provincial Thailand: The Reach of the Singer...
Multinational Enterprise in Provincial Thailand: The Reach of the Singer Organization on the Eve of the Pacific War by Thailand RPCV Michael J. Montesano 4 March 2004



A Conversation with Turkey RPCV Kent Haruf...
A Conversation with Turkey RPCV Kent Haruf 4 March 2004



Turkey RPCV Kent Haruf is the author of two previous...
Turkey RPCV Kent Haruf is the author of two previous novels, Where You Once Belonged, winner of a Whiting Foundation Award and a citation from the Pen/Hemingway Foundation, and The Tie That Binds 4 March 2004



Kent Haruf served in the Peace Corps in Turkey, teaching...
Kent Haruf served in the Peace Corps in Turkey, teaching English as a second language to middle school kids in a village on the Anatolian Plateau 4 March 2004



Togo RPCV and Law Professor Evan Wolfson battles for Same...
Togo RPCV and Law Professor Evan Wolfson battles for Same-Sex Marriage Laws 4 March 2004



Community college graduates can qualify as Peace Corps volunteers...
Community college graduates can qualify as Peace Corps volunteers 4 March 2004



Mary Casagrande is Peace Corps Volunteer in Mozambique...
Mary Casagrande is Peace Corps Volunteer in Mozambique 5 March 2004



Lesa Laird leaves Peace Corps in Paraguay to marry the...
Lesa Laird leaves Peace Corps in Paraguay to marry the man she loves 5 March 2004



Kent artist and Sierra Leone RPCV John Scofield is displaying...
Kent artist and Sierra Leone RPCV John Scofield is displaying an increasing, yet ever-so-subtle effect on the look of his town 5 March 2004



RPCV supports eco-tourism in Laos
"My vision is to make Laos the center of eco-tourism in Southeast Asia," said Steven Schipani, a New Yorker who earlier worked as a Peace Corps volunteer in neighboring Thailand 5 March 2004



Governor Schwarzenegger Renames Sargent Shriver III to State Park Panel...
Governor Schwarzenegger Renames Sargent Shriver III to State Park Panel 5 March 2004



What will win the global war on terrorism will be...
"What will win the global war on terrorism will be people that can cross the cultural divide," he told a congressional committee this week. It's an idea often overlooked, he said, by "people [who] want to build a new firebase or a new national training center for tanks." 5 March 2004



What will win the global war on terrorism will be...
"What will win the global war on terrorism will be people that can cross the cultural divide, reach out to those who want our help, and figure out how to make it happen so [those people] can help themselves. That is how we will win this thing," continued Gen. Abizaid 5 March 2004



Farr, Honda honor Peace Corps
Farr, Honda honor roots on Peace Corps Week 6 March 2004



Bolivia RPCV and ex-State Senator Marvin Hanson laid to...
Bolivia RPCV and ex-State Senator Marvin Hanson laid to rest 6 March 2004



Botswana RPCV facilitates Children of Abraham program
Botswana RPCV Joni Overton-Jung is facilitator and speaker for the Children of Abraham program 6 March 2004



Colombia RPCV Elaine Kaye Fries' bilingualism and knowledge of the...
Colombia RPCV Elaine Kaye Fries' bilingualism and knowledge of the Hispanic community important in new position as CFS Agent 6 March 2004



Obituary for Ecuador Peace Corps Trainee Gregor V. Baker...
Obituary for Ecuador Peace Corps Trainee Gregor V. Baker 6 March 2004



Biography of Poet-essayist and Ecuador RPCV John Brandi...
Biography of Poet-essayist and Ecuador RPCV John Brandi 6 March 2004



Ecuador RPCV Poet speaks at UNM-VC
Poet-essayist and Ecuador RPCV John Brandi to speak at UNM-VC 6 March 2004



Glyph Poems by Poet-essayist and Ecuador RPCV John Brandi...
Glyph Poems by Poet-essayist and Ecuador RPCV John Brandi 6 March 2004



Poety by Poet-essayist and Ecuador RPCV John Brandi...
Poety by Poet-essayist and Ecuador RPCV John Brandi 6 March 2004



After joining the Peace Corps, Luke Griffith found himself in...
After joining the Peace Corps, Luke Griffith found himself in a little-known region of Guatemala, working to help build a town 6 March 2004



Nicole Littleton worked in Peace Corps during country's unrest...
Nicole Littleton worked in Peace Corps during country's unrest 6 March 2004



Missanblogic in Training in Honduras...
Missanblogic in Training in Honduras 6 March 2004



Peace Corps service in Morocco breaks Danielle Bash's comfort zones...
Peace Corps service in Morocco breaks Danielle Bash's comfort zones 6 March 2004



Students in Bill Mohr's second-grade Grant School classroom experienced...
Students in Bill Mohr's second-grade Grant School classroom experienced a bit of Thailand culture and learned a few things about the Peace Corps 6 March 2004



Tunisia RPCVs Sondra and Bill Bechhoefer raise their daughter with...
Tunisia RPCVs Sondra and Bill Bechhoefer raise their daughter with Type I diabetes 6 March 2004



Kerry supports 25,000 PCVs with "Service for College"
In an effort to boost enrollment in the Peace Corps from 6,700 today to 25,000 "where we ought to be," Kerry said his administration would pay the four-year tuition to an in-state public university for any high school graduate who gives two years to the Peace Corps 6 March 2004



Tashia Moseley spent nearly two years working in a health...
Tashia Moseley spent nearly two years working in a health clinic with the Peace Corps in the rural northeastern region of Haiti 7 March 2004



Barbados RPCV Bob Shacochis writes about Haiti and how the...
Barbados RPCV Bob Shacochis writes about Haiti and how the United States cannot afford to have a failed state on its doorstep 7 March 2004



Liberia RPCV Joseph Siegle is Douglas Dillon Fellow at Council...
Liberia RPCV Joseph Siegle is Douglas Dillon Fellow at Council on Foreign Relations 7 March 2004



Robert Fortier remained with us, but he was different after...
"Robert Fortier remained with us, but he was different after the Peace Corps. He'd incorporated the culture of Mali. He also had taken a malaria drug, which had visual effects." 7 March 2004



Moldova PCV Nicole Sheets says March tradition of martsishors highlights...
Moldova PCV Nicole Sheets says March tradition of martsishors highlights hope for spring 7 March 2004



Peru RPCV John Watson is Research Professor at Desert Research...
Peru RPCV John Watson is Research Professor at Desert Research Institute 7 March 2004



RPCV attended mosque in Senegal
THE first time Michael McColly set foot inside a religious temple other than a church was at the mosque in the Senegalese farming village he lived in as a Peace Corps volunteer 7 March 2004



Ukraine RPCV Allison Batdorff named correspondent for the Billings Gazette...
Ukraine RPCV Allison Batdorff named correspondent for the Billings Gazette 7 March 2004



Six of our congregation's eight former Peace Corps Volunteers reflect...
Six of our congregation's eight former Peace Corps Volunteers reflect on how the experience changed them at the Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship of Stanislaus County 7 March 2004



Year 04 Issue 03: March 7, 2004: 2004 Elections and...
Year 04 Issue 03: March 7, 2004: 2004 Elections and the Peace Corps 7 March 2004



Solomon Islands and Eritrea RPCV Justin Spence is a Peace...
Solomon Islands and Eritrea RPCV Justin Spence is a Peace Corps enthusiast 8 March 2004



Chris Frederick was nearing graduation from Lake Superior State University...
Chris Frederick was nearing graduation from Lake Superior State University in spring 1996 when he decided to move his life in a different direction - heading to Africa for two years of service in the Peace Corps in Ghana 8 March 2004



Tourists and Peace Corps workers left my hotel in Haiti...
Tourists and Peace Corps workers left my hotel in Haiti and were replaced by reporters and photographers 8 March 2004



India RPCV Nancy Lee Hendricks will discuss International Women's Day...
India RPCV Nancy Lee Hendricks will discuss International Women's Day 8 March 2004



Korea RPSV Marjorie Bloem enjoys being her own boss...
Korea RPSV Marjorie Bloem enjoys being her own boss 8 March 2004



Peace Corps part of RPCV's election campaign
Peace Corps part of Liberia RPCV Shaun McNally 's election campaign 8 March 2004



College of Charleston President Leo I. Higdon, Jr.and his wife...
College of Charleston President Leo I. Higdon, Jr.and his wife served in the Peace Corps in Malawi 8 March 2004



Senegal RPCV Jenny Kohl tells students of experiences...
Senegal RPCV Jenny Kohl tells students of experiences 8 March 2004



Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell says he thinks we have to...
Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell says he thinks we have to have a system where everyone out of high school has to serve two years in the military, or in AmeriCorps or Peace Corps 8 March 2004



PC Trainee dies in Ecuador
Peace Corps Trainee Gregor V. Baker dies in Ecuador 9 March 2004



Volunteers Launch Crisis Corps' First HIV/AIDS Education Initiative in...
Volunteers Launch Crisis Corps' First HIV/AIDS Education Initiative in Ghana 9 March 2004



RPCV named Veep at Knight Foundation
India RPCV Mike Maidenberg Named Vice President, Chief Program Officer at Knight Foundation 9 March 2004



RPCV Environmentalist launches New Book
India RPCV Carl Pope to Launch New Book at National Press Club 9 March 2004



Pakistan and Fiji RPCV Kathryn "Kaybee" (Cook) Bowen dies in...
Pakistan and Fiji RPCV Kathryn "Kaybee" (Cook) Bowen dies in Rhode Island 9 March 2004



RPCV writes about travel in Thailand
Fifty-one years old and fluent in Thai, Joe Cummings first came to Thailand 27 years ago as a Peace Corps volunteer knowing nothing about the country 9 March 2004



RPCV Michael Delongchamp accused of ecoterrorism along trail...
RPCV Michael Delongchamp accused of ecoterrorism along trail 9 March 2004



77 year old PCV going to Albania
At the age of 77, Helen Bunch has joined the Peace Corps and going to Albania 10 March 2004



Gail Gulbenkian spent two years teaching English in Zaire (now...
Gail Gulbenkian spent two years teaching English in Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of Congo) as a Peace Corps volunteer in the 1970s 10 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Josh Kunin-Goldsmith says not once did...
Peace Corps Volunteer Josh Kunin-Goldsmith says not once did he fear for his safety during crisis in Haiti 10 March 2004



RPCV named Ambassador to South Korea
Cameroon RPCV Christopher R. Hill, 52, the current U.S. ambassador to Poland, is in line to succeed Thomas Hubbard as the ambassador to South Korea 10 March 2004



Nigeria and Malawi Country Director Byron S. Caldwell dies...
Nigeria and Malawi Country Director Byron S. Caldwell dies 10 March 2004



Brazil RPCV Brenda Rodgers found love in Vietnam...
Brazil RPCV Brenda Rodgers found love in Vietnam 11 March 2004



Technology Grant Equips Youth in the Dominican Republic...
Technology Grant Equips Youth in the Dominican Republic 11 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Jessica Heckert forced from Haiti in wake...
Peace Corps Volunteer Jessica Heckert forced from Haiti in wake of political unrest 11 March 2004



Namibia RPCV killed in attack in Iraq
Namibia RPCV Fern Holland killed in attack in Iraq was advocate for women's rights 11 March 2004



Namibia RPCV Fern Holland killed in attack was advocate for...
Namibia RPCV Fern Holland killed in attack was advocate for Iraqi women's rights 11 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteers Begin Service in St. Kitts & Nevis...
Peace Corps Volunteers Begin Service in St. Kitts & Nevis 11 March 2004



When Siegried "Ziggy" Weis retired in the 1980s, he and...
When Siegried "Ziggy" Weis retired in the 1980s, he and his wife, Pat, spent time in the Peace Corps, where he created agricultural tools and machinery for use in underdeveloped countries 12 March 2004



CCN wins Scripps Award
'Dayton Daily News' series on Peace Corps wins award for Distinguished Service to the First Amendment from the Scripps Howard Foundation 12 March 2004



Salute to Peace Corps in Bulgaria
Saluting the Peace Corps in Bulgaria 12 March 2004



Morocco RPCVs friends for 40 years
Richard Harris and Henry Rollins spent two years together in the Peace Corps in Morocco 12 March 2004



If I die, know that I'm doing precisely what I...
"If I die, know that I'm doing precisely what I want to be doing," said RPCV Fern Holland 12 March 2004



U.S. ambassador and RPCV Tony Hall: National forest programmes as...
U.S. ambassador and RPCV Tony Hall: National forest programmes as a mechanism to implement the key outcomes of the WFS 12 March 2004



PCV's navigate cross cultural issues
In many parts of the developing world, Peace Corps volunteers are the ones directly negotiating the complicated interactions between very different cultures 12 March 2004



Their suggestion is to devise a plan so citizens can...
Their suggestion is to devise a plan so citizens can work alongside soldiers in places where expertise and resources are already stretched thin. Advocates of the plan imagine it as a Peace Corps for the 21st century. 12 March 2004



RPCV Amy-Lynn Halverson will share her Peace Corps experiences...
RPCV Amy-Lynn Halverson will share her Peace Corps experiences of teaching in Uganda at AAUW program 13 March 2004



Bolivia RPCV Jennifer Ann Menser dies in New Mexico...
Bolivia RPCV Jennifer Ann Menser dies in New Mexico 14 March 2004



Costa Rica RPCV Ariel Bryce Appleton dies in Santa Barbara...
Costa Rica RPCV Ariel Bryce Appleton dies in Santa Barbara 14 March 2004



New Executive Director Marc Strobbe spent two years as a...
New Executive Director Marc Strobbe spent two years as a Peace Corps agriculture educator in Ecuador 14 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Marta Hansen brings Mozambique home for Girl...
Peace Corps Volunteer Marta Hansen brings Mozambique home for Girl Scouts 14 March 2004



Namibia RPCV Fern Holland Remembered...
Namibia RPCV Fern Holland Remembered 14 March 2004



RPCV writes book of Quick & Easy Thai food
Quick & Easy Thai. By RPCV Nancie McDermott 14 March 2004



Congo Kinsasha RPCVs direct Mango Bridge
Tom and Pam Pendleton met while working in the Peace Corps in the early 1980s in Congo Kinsasha. Now they are working to establish Mango Bridge, an organization with the mission to provide educational opportunities and vocational resources to individuals and families in The Gambia. 14 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Leah Statkus leaves Haiti with work undone...
Peace Corps Volunteer Leah Statkus leaves Haiti with work undone 15 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteers Kenn and Jeanne Miller evacuated from Haiti...
Peace Corps Volunteers Kenn and Jeanne Miller evacuated from Haiti 15 March 2004



Kiribati RPCV Fran Noonan at 75 shares joys of adventure...
Kiribati RPCV Fran Noonan at 75 shares joys of adventure helping others 15 March 2004



Venezuela RPCV John Sullivan, who was named Coach of the...
Venezuela RPCV John Sullivan, who was named Coach of the Year by the Massachusetts Track & Field Coaches Association 15 March 2004



The Fallen Peace Corps Volunteers Memorial Project is one year...
The Fallen Peace Corps Volunteers Memorial Project is one year old 15 March 2004



Anthony Shriver is founder of "Best Buddies...
Anthony Shriver is founder of "Best Buddies" 15 March 2004



What the hell is Bob Horowitz doing as a Peace...
What the hell is Bob Horowitz doing as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Madagascar? 16 March 2004



Namibia RPCV Fern Holland put her life on the line...
Namibia RPCV Fern Holland put her life on the line for Iraqi Women 16 March 2004



Margaret "Peg" Miller and her husband sought adventure by joining...
Margaret "Peg" Miller and her husband sought adventure by joining the Peace Corps. They ended up in a Peruvian village high in the mountains, at an elevation of 14,500 feet 16 March 2004



Kris Rush's Packing List for Samoa...
Kris Rush's Packing List for Samoa 16 March 2004



Sierra Leone Peace Corps Medical Officer Mae Jemison elected to...
Sierra Leone Peace Corps Medical Officer Mae Jemison elected to Gen-Probe Board of Directors 16 March 2004



The US Ambassador to South Africa Cameron Hume has sworn...
The US Ambassador to South Africa Cameron Hume has sworn in 36 volunteers who will do communities service in Mpumalanga and Limpopo for the next two years 16 March 2004



Togo RPCV Hollis Chatelain uses Quilting as an Educational Tool...
Togo RPCV Hollis Chatelain uses Quilting as an Educational Tool 16 March 2004



RPCV Hollis Chatelain became fiber artist in Togo...
RPCV Hollis Chatelain became fiber artist in Togo 16 March 2004



Ukraine RPCV plays music around the world
Ukraine RPCV Matt Taylor plays music around the world 16 March 2004



Botswana RPCV Abigail Lattes marries Christopher Hartlove in Baltimore...
Botswana RPCV Abigail Lattes marries Christopher Hartlove in Baltimore 16 March 2004



Sargent Shriver, still the star...
Sargent Shriver, still the star 16 March 2004



Caryn Giles Lawson was a Peace Corps volunteer in Afghanistan...
Caryn Giles Lawson was a Peace Corps volunteer in Afghanistan in the late '70s and loves Afghan food for sentimental reasons and simply because it's delicious! 17 March 2004



Colombia RPCV Cultural Understanding of US Latinos
Colombia RPCV Dr. Refugio I. Rochin promotes Cultural Understanding of U.S. Latinos 17 March 2004



Colombia RPCV Dr. Refugio I. Rochin was the first Director...
Colombia RPCV Dr. Refugio I. Rochin was the first Director of the Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives in Washington, D.C 17 March 2004



RPCV Bill Kendall returns to Ghana after 30 years
Peace Corps volunteer Bill Kendall returns to Ghana after 30 years 17 March 2004



Guatemala Honors Peace Corps
Guatemala Honors Peace Corps for Over 40 Years of Service with National Award 17 March 2004



Valerie Evans African Adventure in the Peace Corps in Guinea...
Valerie Evans African Adventure in the Peace Corps in Guinea 17 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Lorelei O'Hagan eager to return to aid...
Peace Corps Volunteer Lorelei O'Hagan eager to return to aid Haitians 17 March 2004



Peace Corps Medical Officer Paul Wilson worked and ate in...
Peace Corps Medical Officer Paul Wilson worked and ate in Papua New Guinea 17 March 2004



Philippines RPCV Dr. Lynn A. Reid will serve as the...
Philippines RPCV Dr. Lynn A. Reid will serve as the SPRY foundation's Vice-President for Research and Education and oversee the organization's translational research projects and initiatives 17 March 2004



Douglass Kelley served as the first national community relations director...
Douglass Kelley served as the first national community relations director for the Peace Corps and lived for several years in West Cameroon as a Peace Corps volunteer. 17 March 2004



Kenya RPCV David Magnani will not run for re-election
Kenya RPCV, Sierra Leone Country Director and Massachusetts State Senator David Magnani will not run again 17 March 2004



DDN was finalist for Goldsmith Prize
Dayton Daily News was finalist for Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting for exposing assaults against Peace Corps volunteers and the agency's attempt to conceal its knowledge of the abuses 18 March 2004



Lisa Scorsolini, remembers her Peace Corps service in the town...
Lisa Scorsolini, remembers her Peace Corps service in the town of Stepanavan, Armenia 18 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Ann Bender flees Haiti as violence escalates...
Peace Corps Volunteer Ann Bender flees Haiti as violence escalates 18 March 2004



County singer turned novelist turned "no politics politician" Malaysia RPCV...
County singer turned novelist turned "no politics politician" Malaysia RPCV Kinky Friedman to be at Alys Stephens Center 18 March 2004



David Williamson Shaffer has taught grades 4-12 in the US...
David Williamson Shaffer has taught grades 4-12 in the US and abroad, including 2 years working with the Asian Development Bank and the US Peace Corps in Nepal 18 March 2004



UAB Presents Author Lori S. Robinson who has worked at...
UAB Presents Author Lori S. Robinson who has worked at Peace Corps Headquarters' Communication Department in Washington, DC. 18 March 2004



Dart Award Final Judge and Author Lori S. Robinson has...
Dart Award Final Judge and Author Lori S. Robinson has worked at Peace Corps Headquarters' Communication Department in Washington, DC. 18 March 2004



Peace Corps CIO receives top award
Peace Corps HQ Chief Information Officer Gopal Khanna receives top US award 18 March 2004



Nepal RPCV Laurence Leamer to talk about 'Sons of Camelot...
Nepal RPCV Laurence Leamer to talk about 'Sons of Camelot,' his latest book on famous family 19 March 2004



RPCV named Ambassador to Sierra Leone
Former Peace Corps As New United States Ambassador: Prior to joining the Foreign Service, Thomas Neil Hull. III was a Peace Corps Volunteer primary school teacher in Sierra Leone from 1968 to 1970. While there, Mr. Hull met his wife Jill, also a Peace Corps Volunteer teacher. 19 March 2004



Togo RPCV is Gays Rights activist
After graduating from Yale College, Evan Wolfson went to Togo as a Peace Corps volunteer. It was there that Wolfson first began to grapple with what being gay would mean for the rest of his life 19 March 2004



Peace Corps: Wendy Lu in the Ukraine...
Peace Corps: Wendy Lu in the Ukraine 19 March 2004



Compelled to help, idealistic Namibia RPCV Fern Holland pressed on...
Compelled to help, idealistic Namibia RPCV Fern Holland pressed on despite danger 19 March 2004



Former Clinton cabinet member Iran RPCV Donna Shalala to address...
Former Clinton cabinet member Iran RPCV Donna Shalala to address medical school grads May 8 20 March 2004



Our daughter is in the Peace Corps in Malawi (in...
"Our daughter is in the Peace Corps in Malawi (in eastern Africa), so painting this image also helped me feel connected with her," she said. "It is a gift for a woman who has adopted two African-American children." 20 March 2004



RPCV Susana Raab was dispatched to a lone outpost in...
RPCV Susana Raab was dispatched to a lone outpost in Outer Mongolia to "teach English." 20 March 2004



Former Morocco Country Director Richard Holbrooke appointed the Permanent United...
Former Morocco Country Director Richard Holbrooke appointed the Permanent United States Representative to the United Nations 20 March 2004



Namibia RPCV Fern Holland remembered in memorial...
Namibia RPCV Fern Holland remembered in memorial 20 March 2004



RPCV Fern Holland Killed in Iraq
US Friend of Namibia Peace Corps volunteer, Fern Holland Killed in Iraq 20 March 2004



Honoree Dr. Yvette Casey-Hunter, chief medical officer for the...
Honoree Dr. Yvette Casey-Hunter, chief medical officer for the Winton Hills and West End health centers, found her calling while working for the Peace Corps in M'Backe, Senegal, West Africa, and later in Boston, while employed as a regional liaison officer to the national Center for Health Services Research and Development 20 March 2004



Try the Peace Corps diet...
Try the Peace Corps diet 20 March 2004



Meet the conservative Peace Corps
Meet the conservative Peace Corps 20 March 2004



RPCV Senator Chris Dodd is an internationalist
Dominican Republic RPCV Senator Chris Dodd is an internationalist 20 March 2004



Former Deputy Director speaks in New Orleans
Charles Baquet, a New Orleans native who was deputy director of the Peace Corps during the Clinton administration and ambassador to Djibouti during the first Bush administration, is the featured speaker at a forum Tuesday on "How to be a Leader Who Respects Cultural Differences." 20 March 2004



Wonderful Adventuring Me: Peace Corps Volunteer Christy Fuller's Service in...
Wonderful Adventuring Me: Peace Corps Volunteer Christy Fuller's Service in Benin 21 March 2004



Costa Rica RPCV Kim Crider to confront county's poverty...
Costa Rica RPCV Kim Crider to confront county's poverty 21 March 2004



Ethiopia RPCV Mildred Taylor honored
Ethiopia RPCV Mildred Taylor to be honored at UM seminar 21 March 2004



Honduras RPCV Spencer Beebe will ask anyone for funds in...
Honduras RPCV Spencer Beebe will ask anyone for funds in an effort to preserve natural landscapes in the Pacific Northwest and the world 21 March 2004



Mozambique RPCV launches photo project
Mozambique RPCV Blake Schmidt launches a project featuring photographs taken by young Mozambicans 21 March 2004



Barely two years after President John F. Kennedy created the...
Barely two years after President John F. Kennedy created the Peace Corps, Mary Panikian volunteered and flew to Nigeria -- a young woman alone in Africa in 1962 21 March 2004



Peru RPCV Ronald L. Ecker is author of "And Adam...
Peru RPCV Ronald L. Ecker is author of "And Adam Knew Eve" 21 March 2004



Turkey RPCV writes "Justice on Earth"
Turkey RPCV Tom Turner is Earthjustice Advocate and author of Justice on Earth 21 March 2004



Fernando Chavez wrote of the time that his father explained...
Fernando Chavez wrote of the time that his father explained to his family that President Johnson was offering to make Cesar Chavez the head of the Peace Corps in Latin America 21 March 2004



Defense analyzes soldier's suicide and possible link to Lariam...
Defense analyzes soldier's suicide and possible link to Lariam 21 March 2004



Peace Corps works despite wars
Peace Corps works despite wars 21 March 2004



Escolastica Zepeda's two-year mission is to improve economic conditions...
Escolastica Zepeda's two-year mission is to improve economic conditions as a consultant to small businesses and budding entrepreneurs in the Peace Corps in Western Africa 22 March 2004



House schedules PCSafety Hearings for March 24
House schedules Peace Corps Safety Hearings for Wednesday, March 24 22 March 2004



Second Group of Peace Corps Volunteers to arrive in Botswana...
Second Group of Peace Corps Volunteers to arrive in Botswana 22 March 2004



RPCV Mike Jaeger helps ships computers to Cameroon...
RPCV Mike Jaeger helps ships computers to Cameroon 22 March 2004



Dominican Republic RPCV Wilhelmina Pinheiro began teaching a career skills...
Dominican Republic RPCV Wilhelmina Pinheiro began teaching a career skills course to Rainshadow students earlier this month and hopes to find area businesses that will employ her students this summer 22 March 2004



RPCV Nancy Hall put off by 'predatory Delhi male...
RPCV Nancy Hall put off by 'predatory Delhi male' 22 March 2004



How does a PCV who speaks fluent Farsi end up...
How does a PCV who speaks fluent Farsi end up teaching English in Micronesia? 22 March 2004



Labour lashes at Peace Corps in the Gambia...
Labour lashes at Peace Corps in the Gambia 22 March 2004



When Ralph Damiani taught algebra in high school in Africa...
When Ralph Damiani taught algebra in high school in Africa during my first Peace Corps year, I found that there was a huge gulf between taking algebra and passing it with a B and teaching it 22 March 2004



Special Report: Hearings on the Peace Corps Safety and Security...
Special Report: Hearings on the Peace Corps Safety and Security Act of 2004 22 March 2004



Hyde to introduce PC Safety Legislation
Hyde to introduce Peace Corps Safety and Security Act of 2004 23 March 2004



RPCV named Ambassador to Vietnam
Colombia RPCV Raymond F. Burghardt is US Ambassador to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam 23 March 2004



RPCV Paul Johnson runs for Congress
Ghana RPCV Paul Johnson running for Congress in Iowa 23 March 2004



Patrick Allen has joined the Peace Corps and has been...
Patrick Allen has joined the Peace Corps and has been stationed in Honduras 23 March 2004



RPCV Alexander Noce tries to find foster daughter in Paraguay...
RPCV Alexander Noce tries to find foster daughter in Paraguay 23 March 2004



Alejandro Becerra was Director of the Peace Corps in Paraguay...
Alejandro Becerra was Director of the Peace Corps in Paraguay 23 March 2004



Thailand RPCV Thomas Tighe announces Medical Relief Supplies to Reach...
Thailand RPCV Thomas Tighe announces Medical Relief Supplies to Reach Liberia 23 March 2004



Peace Corps' series honored by Cox...
'Peace Corps' series honored by Cox 23 March 2004



Shrivers Leave 'Solid' Legacy
Shrivers Leave 'Solid' Legacy 23 March 2004



Sargent and Mark Shriver to Present the First-Ever Eunice...
Sargent and Mark Shriver to Present the First-Ever Eunice and Sargent Shriver 'Profile in Dignity Award' 23 March 2004



Excerpts from Volunteers for Prosperity White House Report...
Excerpts from Volunteers for Prosperity White House Report: 23 March 2004



Congressman Sam Farr's Statement on Safety and Security of Peace...
Congressman Sam Farr's Statement on Safety and Security of Peace Corps Volunteers before the House International Relations Committee 24 March 2004



Peace Corps Inspector General Charles Smith's Statement on Safety and...
Peace Corps Inspector General Charles Smith's Statement on Safety and Security of Peace Corps Volunteers before the House International Relations Committee 24 March 2004



NPCA President Kevin Quigley's Statement on Safety and Security of...
NPCA President Kevin Quigley's Statement on Safety and Security of Peace Corps Volunteers before the House International Relations Committee 24 March 2004



Walter Poirier's Statement on Safety and Security of Peace Corps...
Walter Poirier's Statement on Safety and Security of Peace Corps Volunteers before the House International Relations Committee 24 March 2004



Ranking Member Tom Lantos' Statement on Safety and Security of...
Ranking Member Tom Lantos' Statement on Safety and Security of Peace Corps Volunteers before the House International Relations Committee 24 March 2004



Chairman Henry Hyde's Statement on Safety and Security of Peace...
Chairman Henry Hyde's Statement on Safety and Security of Peace Corps Volunteers before the House International Relations Committee 24 March 2004



Peace Corps Director Gaddi Vasquez's Statement on Safety and Security...
Peace Corps Director Gaddi Vasquez's Statement on Safety and Security of Peace Corps Volunteers before the House International Relations Committee 24 March 2004



Executive Summary of House International Relations Committee hearings on Safety...
Executive Summary of House International Relations Committee hearings on Safety and Security of Peace Corps Volunteers 24 March 2004



Dayton Daily News Editor Jeffrey Bruce's Statement on Safety and...
Dayton Daily News Editor Jeffrey Bruce's Statement on Safety and Security of Peace Corps Volunteers before the House International Relations Committee 24 March 2004



General Accounting Office (GAO) Jess Ford's Statement on Safety and...
General Accounting Office (GAO) Jess Ford's Statement on Safety and Security of Peace Corps Volunteers before the House International Relations Committee 24 March 2004



Sarah Chayes to kick off Lecture Series...
Sarah Chayes to kick off Lecture Series 24 March 2004



HANS BLIX, SARAH CHAYES TO KICKOFF VCU LECTURE SERIES - Year...
HANS BLIX, SARAH CHAYES TO KICKOFF VCU LECTURE SERIES - Year-long "Crossing Boundaries" program to explore global, political, social issues 24 March 2004



Jo Rogers, 71, spent two years in Moldova with Peace...
Jo Rogers, 71, spent two years in Moldova with Peace Corps 24 March 2004



Jon and Laura Halvorson upgraded lives in Nicaragua as Peace...
Jon and Laura Halvorson upgraded lives in Nicaragua as Peace Corps Volunteers 24 March 2004



When JoEllen Collins served in Thailand in the Peace Corps...
When JoEllen Collins served in Thailand in the Peace Corps, she was labeled a "senior" because she was over 50 24 March 2004



Visit to PCV in Togo offers a look at a different world
Visit with daughter in Peace Corps in Togo offers a look at a different world 24 March 2004



Venezuela RPCV Nancy Hazzard tames the tuneless...
Venezuela RPCV Nancy Hazzard tames the tuneless 24 March 2004



Poor screening blamed for priestly abuse crisis...
Poor screening blamed for priestly abuse crisis 24 March 2004



Donnie Bunting got the inspiration for his fish farm in...
Donnie Bunting got the inspiration for his fish farm in Jamaica from a 1978 visit to a red telapia farm in Florida that had been introduced to him by a US peace corps worker in Jamaica 24 March 2004



Special Report: The House holds Hearings on Safety and Security...
Special Report: The House holds Hearings on Safety and Security of Peace Corps Volunteers 24 March 2004



Peace Corps defends workers' safety
Peace Corps defends workers' safety 25 March 2004



Walter Poirier says change needed at Peace Corps
Walter Poirier tells Congress change needed at Peace Corps 25 March 2004



Peace Corps' security faulted...
Peace Corps' security faulted 25 March 2004



Lawmakers target safety in Peace Corps...
Lawmakers target safety in Peace Corps 25 March 2004



US Congress Scrutinizes Peace Corps Volunteers' Security...
US Congress Scrutinizes Peace Corps Volunteers' Security 25 March 2004



Chip Thomas spent two and a half years working in...
Chip Thomas spent two and a half years working in Colombia, S.A. with the Peace Corps, followed by another two years in Colombia with the U.S. Information Agency (USIA). 25 March 2004



DDN discusses FOIA Struggles with PC
Goldsmith Winners Discuss FOIA Struggles 25 March 2004



Full Story: Goldsmith Winners Discuss Patriot Act, FOI Struggles...
Full Story: Goldsmith Winners Discuss Patriot Act, FOI Struggles 25 March 2004



Kerry says this generation would be called on "as no generation has since President John F. Kennedy with his Peace Corps plan"
Kerry says this generation would be called on "as no generation has since President John F. Kennedy with his Peace Corps plan" 25 March 2004



Dayton Daily News Editor Jeff Bruce invited to testify at...
Dayton Daily News Editor Jeff Bruce invited to testify at Peace Corps Safety Hearings 25 March 2004



Special Report: What other News Agencies say about the Peace...
Special Report: What other News Agencies say about the Peace Corps Safety and Security Hearings 25 March 2004



Gidget joins the Peace Corps
Gidget joins the Peace Corps 25 March 2004



Bulgaria PCVs host Levs for Lads & Lasses
Bulgaria Peace Corps Volunteers host an evening of entertainment called Levs for Lads & Lasses 26 March 2004



Former Chile and Colombia Country Director Paul Bell to Speak...
Former Chile and Colombia Country Director Paul Bell to Speak At Jackson Lecture April 2 26 March 2004



Peace activist El Salvador RPCV John Kefalas serves as protest...
Peace activist El Salvador RPCV John Kefalas serves as protest buffer 26 March 2004



Karen Neal prepares to leave for Kazakhstan...
Karen Neal prepares to leave for Kazakhstan 26 March 2004



Daphne Bundros joined the Peace Corps in 2003 and signed...
Daphne Bundros joined the Peace Corps in 2003 and signed up for a two-year commitment to work with the Mongolian people, most of whom live as nomads 26 March 2004



Nepal RPCV Tom Hammett helps capitalism take root amid the...
Nepal RPCV Tom Hammett helps capitalism take root amid the Himalayas 26 March 2004



RPCV Nicolette Bautista's business approach helps an agency devoted to...
RPCV Nicolette Bautista's business approach helps an agency devoted to helping women 26 March 2004



From Ketchikan to Kyrgyzstan: David Mitchel, Peace Corps volunteer...
From Ketchikan to Kyrgyzstan: David Mitchel, Peace Corps volunteer 27 March 2004



Niger RPCV Kathleen Jesencky dies in Baltimore...
Niger RPCV Kathleen Jesencky dies in Baltimore 27 March 2004



A deadly comeback: Malaria once again is a threat...
A deadly comeback: Malaria once again is a threat 27 March 2004



Edward J. Piszek developer of the Peace Corps Partners in...
Edward J. Piszek developer of the Peace Corps Partners in Teaching English, dies in Philadelphia 27 March 2004



I am a Peace Corps volunteer living in a conservative...
I am a Peace Corps volunteer living in a conservative Muslim village in Central Asia. My host brother, who is 12 years old, often hits his younger sister and female cousins. According to the boy's grandmother, this is acceptable because he is older, he is a boy, and "such bad, rowdy girls deserve to be hit." I disagree, but should I speak up or remain silent? What takes precedence: My responsibility to respect their culture, or my belief that hitting is wrong? 28 March 2004



Eric Willson will help provide medical assistance to people in...
Eric Willson will help provide medical assistance to people in the rural villages of East Timor 28 March 2004



Mr Owusu-Yeboa commended the American Peace Corps for their...
Mr Owusu-Yeboa commended the American Peace Corps for their immense contributions towards the development of community based eco-tourism projects in Ghana 28 March 2004



PCV works for School for the Deaf in Kenya
Julie Guberman, a deaf Peace Corps volunteer from Chicago who works at the Kibarani School for the Deaf in Kenya 28 March 2004



Morocco RPCV Jason Ben-Meir says to promote Palestinian self...
Morocco RPCV Jason Ben-Meir says to promote Palestinian self-reliance through community development 28 March 2004



Saint Vincent RPCV Glenn Dobrogosz is new Executive Director of...
Saint Vincent RPCV Glenn Dobrogosz is new Executive Director of the Natural Science Center of Greensboro 28 March 2004



Thailand RPCV Louis D'Angio says restaurant wanted to support and...
Thailand RPCV Louis D'Angio says restaurant wanted to support and create a vegetarian community 28 March 2004



RPCV Alberto Ibarg├╝en says: "Perhaps the Bill of Rights' most...
RPCV Alberto Ibarg├╝en says: "Perhaps the Bill of Rights' most brilliant insight is the assumption in the First Amendment that the free flow of ideas is the antidote to corruption and dictatorship as surely as light is the antidote to darkness." 28 March 2004



RPCV is EarthBalance's chief executive
RPCV Don Ross is EarthBalance's chief executive and a former Charlotte County commissioner 28 March 2004



RPCV Peter Burleigh warns of Pakistan nukes
Nepal RPCV Peter Burleigh warns of Pakistan nukes 28 March 2004



Ask your Senator to support the Full Peace Corps Appropriation...
Ask your Senator to support the Full Peace Corps Appropriation for FY2005 29 March 2004



Bulgaria RPCV Kristine Garman is professional photographer...
Bulgaria RPCV Kristine Garman is professional photographer 29 March 2004



Colombia RPCV Edith Carlson dies in Washington State...
Colombia RPCV Edith Carlson dies in Washington State 29 March 2004



Ghana RPCV Jerry Perez will be the next deputy supervisor...
Ghana RPCV Jerry Perez will be the next deputy supervisor of the Stanislaus National Forest 29 March 2004



Jim Campbell served in Peace Corps in the Philippines...
Jim Campbell served in Peace Corps in the Philippines 29 March 2004



Will McCain works as Peace Corps health educator in Senegal...
Will McCain works as Peace Corps health educator in Senegal 29 March 2004



Peace Corps Lacks Money to Expand, goal of doubling by 2007 is unattainable
Peace Corps Lacks Money to Expand 29 March 2004



Peace Corps Lacks Money to Expand, goal of doubling by 2007 is unattainable
Peace Corps goal of doubling by 2007 is Unattainable 29 March 2004



Gaddi Vasquez for Orange County Sherriff?
Orange County Register says a face-off between Assemblyman Ken Maddox and Peace Corps Director Gaddi Vasquez for Orange County Sherriff would make a good contest 29 March 2004



Gaddi Vasquez for Orange County Sherriff?
Orange County Register says a face-off between Assemblyman Ken Maddox and Peace Corps Director Gaddi Vasquez for Orange County Sheriff would make a good contest 29 March 2004



Rep. Sam Farr dedicates Peace Pole
Rep. Sam Farr will be guest speaker for dedication of a Peace Pole at UC Santa Cruz's Merrill College 30 March 2004



RPCV writes about tv news in Arab countries
Jordan RPCV Gregory D. Johnsen, writes about tv news in Arab countries 30 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteers in Mauritania...
Peace Corps Volunteers in Mauritania 30 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Marc Valentin in Mauritania...
Peace Corps Volunteer Marc Valentin in Mauritania 30 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Janine Kossen in Mauritania...
Peace Corps Volunteer Janine Kossen in Mauritania 30 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Molly McCollom in Mauritania...
Peace Corps Volunteer Molly McCollom in Mauritania 30 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteers Jessica Dunsmore and Scott Eidson in Mauritania...
Peace Corps Volunteers Jessica Dunsmore and Scott Eidson in Mauritania 30 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Carl Strolle in Mauritania...
Peace Corps Volunteer Carl Strolle in Mauritania 30 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Jill Sutton in Mauritania...
Peace Corps Volunteer Jill Sutton in Mauritania 30 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Robert Salita in Mauritania...
Peace Corps Volunteer Robert Salita in Mauritania 30 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Will Holcomb in Mauritania...
Peace Corps Volunteer Will Holcomb in Mauritania 30 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Jay Davidson in Mauritania...
Peace Corps Volunteer Jay Davidson in Mauritania 30 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Shelagh Scollin in Mauritania...
Peace Corps Volunteer Shelagh Scollin in Mauritania 30 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Karl Adam in Mauritania...
Peace Corps Volunteer Karl Adam in Mauritania 30 March 2004



An American Looks Back on His Experience in Mauritania by...
An American Looks Back on His Experience in Mauritania by Nicholas Dodge Wolfson 30 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Trey Carr in Mauritania...
Peace Corps Volunteer Trey Carr in Mauritania 30 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Grant Hale in Mauritania...
Peace Corps Volunteer Grant Hale in Mauritania 30 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Miriam Edwards in Mauritania...
Peace Corps Volunteer Miriam Edwards in Mauritania 30 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Vivian Castro's Photographs of Mauritania...
Peace Corps Volunteer Vivian Castro's Photographs of Mauritania 30 March 2004



Peace Corps Volunteer Rhonda Boutwell in Mauritania...
Peace Corps Volunteer Rhonda Boutwell in Mauritania 30 March 2004



Norm and JoAnn McCarthy volunteer in Morocco...
Norm and JoAnn McCarthy volunteer in Morocco 30 March 2004



Ken and Lynne Best of Zillah are currently serving as...
Ken and Lynne Best of Zillah are currently serving as Peace Corps volunteers in Nepal 30 March 2004



US Peace Corps holds health fair in Uzbekistan...
US Peace Corps holds health fair in Uzbekistan 30 March 2004



Gaddi Vasquez to appear at Escondido Rotary...
Gaddi Vasquez to appear at Escondido Rotary 30 March 2004



Gaddi Vasquez in California...
Gaddi Vasquez in California 30 March 2004



Vasquez speaks to Escondido Rotary
Peace Corps director speaks to Escondido Rotary 30 March 2004



Colombia RPCV Carver Carlson dies of cancer...
Colombia RPCV Carver Carlson dies of cancer 31 March 2004



Linda Alley Herndon went to the island nation of Dominican...
Linda Alley Herndon went to the island nation of Dominican Republic as a Peace Corps volunteer 31 March 2004



Paul Tsongas ran for president in 1992, asserting that he...
Paul Tsongas ran for president in 1992, asserting that he had recovered completely of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. His account of his health turned out to be optimistic; he died of the disease five years later. 31 March 2004



Georgia PCV suffers severe injuries
Norman Hickey suffered severe injuries recently in a fall while on a Peace Corps mission in the former Soviet republic of Georgia 31 March 2004



An Interview with Malawi RPCV Paul Theroux...
An Interview with Malawi RPCV Paul Theroux 31 March 2004



Nepal RPCV writes about the Kennedys
Nepal RPCV Laurence Leamer writes about the Kennedy's - America's Fallen Royals 31 March 2004



Thailand RPCV writes Thai cooking book
Nancie McDermott was a Peace Corps worker in Thailand in the 1970s and since then has made a career of explaining Thai cuisine to Westerners 31 March 2004



New blast reported in Uzbekistan after two days of attacks...
New blast reported in Uzbekistan after two days of attacks 31 March 2004