January 23, 2005: Index: PCOL Exclusive: Palau
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January 23, 2005: Index: PCOL Exclusive: Palau
- 2007.11.13: November 13, 2007: Headlines: COS - Palau: Marianas Variety: Peace Corps Volunteers complete 6-month training in Ngiwal Friday, November 30, 2007 - 7:42 am 
- 2006.06.12: June 12, 2006: Headlines: COS - Palau: Daily Bruin: Tai Sunnanon spent two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Republic of Palau, an island of 17,000 located in the Pacific Tuesday, August 08, 2006 - 8:23 am 
- 2006.01.04: January 4, 2006: Headlines: COS - Paulau: Swimming: Knoxville News-Sentinel: Maria Perry finished a tour of duty with the Peace Corps in the western Pacific nation of Palau Monday, April 17, 2006 - 7:12 pm 
- December 3, 2005: Headlines: COS - Palau: Advisory Boards: Pacific Magazine: Palau President Tommy Remengesau Creates Peace Corps Advisory Panel Monday, December 19, 2005 - 10:55 am 
- July 1, 2005: Headlines: COS - Palau: Biology: Wildlife: Nature Conservancy: Los Alamos Monitor: Peace Corps Volunteer Julian Dendy is helping manage projects to assess the plant and insect diversity on Babeldaob Island (in Palau) with the Nature Conservancy Friday, July 01, 2005 - 11:18 am 
- June 22, 2005: Headlines: COS - Palau: Obituaries: DelMarva Now: Palau RPCV Stephen H. Lewis dies Friday, June 24, 2005 - 11:32 am 
- April 22, 2005: Headlines: COS - Palau: Awards: Saipan Tribune: Palau RPCV Sam McPhetres, a senior instructor at the Northern Marianas College, receives plaque of recognition and appreciation Saturday, April 23, 2005 - 9:29 pm 
- January 1, 2005: Headlines: COS - Palau: Writing - Palau: Saipan: Antioch Review: Palau RPCV P.F. Kluge remembers Saipan Friday, October 10, 2008 - 9:33 pm 
When this story was posted in January 2005, this was on the front page of PCOL:
| Ask Not|
As our country prepares for the inauguration of a President, we remember one of the greatest speeches of the 20th century and how his words inspired us. "And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you--ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man."
| Latest: RPCVs and Peace Corps provide aid |
Peace Corps made an appeal last week to all Thailand RPCV's to consider serving again through the Crisis Corps and more than 30 RPCVs have responded so far. RPCVs: Read what an RPCV-led NGO is doing about the crisis an how one RPCV is headed for Sri Lanka to help a nation he grew to love. Question: Is Crisis Corps going to send RPCVs to India, Indonesia and nine other countries that need help?
| The World's Broken Promise to our Children|
Former Director Carol Bellamy, now head of Unicef, says that the appalling conditions endured today by half the world's children speak to a broken promise. Too many governments are doing worse than neglecting children -- they are making deliberate, informed choices that hurt children. Read her op-ed and Unicef's report on the State of the World's Children 2005.
| Our debt to Bill Moyers|
Former Peace Corps Deputy Director Bill Moyers leaves PBS next week to begin writing his memoir of Lyndon Baines Johnson. Read what Moyers says about journalism under fire, the value of a free press, and the yearning for democracy. "We have got to nurture the spirit of independent journalism in this country," he warns, "or we'll not save capitalism from its own excesses, and we'll not save democracy from its own inertia."
| Is Gaddi Leaving?|
Rumors are swirling that Peace Corps Director Vasquez may be leaving the administration. We think Director Vasquez has been doing a good job and if he decides to stay to the end of the administration, he could possibly have the same sort of impact as a Loret Ruppe Miller. If Vasquez has decided to leave, then Bob Taft, Peter McPherson, Chris Shays, or Jody Olsen would be good candidates to run the agency. Latest: For the record, Peace Corps has no comment on the rumors.
| The Birth of the Peace Corps|
UMBC's Shriver Center and the Maryland Returned Volunteers hosted Scott Stossel, biographer of Sargent Shriver, who spoke on the Birth of the Peace Corps. This is the second annual Peace Corps History series - last year's speaker was Peace Corps Director Jack Vaughn.
Read the stories and leave your comments.
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Hi my name is marylou.chokai and I was attending
John F.Kennedy Elem. School at Kayangel, Palau.
And i would like to Say hi to all those peacecorp
volunteer who served Kayangel form 1968 to 1980.
Thank you and i look forward to hear from you...