Costa Rica Coffee Guide

U.S. Embassy to Welcome Peace Corps Volunteers

May 16, 2008

The United States Embassy will host a group of 50 new Peace Corps volunteers at a ceremony to be held at the ambassador’s residence in Escazú, according to an embassy press release.

“That’s the biggest group we’ve had in over a decade,” said Terry Grumley, director of the Peace Corps in Costa Rica.

The volunteers, ages 22 to 28 and graduates in subjects ranging from psychology and social work to finance, will work on several projects to aid communities over the course of their two-year commitments.

The projects will be coordinated with the Child Welfare Office (PANI), the National Community Development Office (DGDC), and the Economic Development Community, among other local and nongovernmental organizations.

 

You may be interested

FIFA suspends Trinidad and Tobago
FIFA
2589 views
FIFA
2589 views

FIFA suspends Trinidad and Tobago

The Tico Times - September 25, 2020

FIFA suspended Trinidad and Tobago on Thursday for "grave violations" of its statutes following a local court challenge to its…

President of Costa Rica warns of growing inequality due to pandemic
Costa Rica
1216 views
Costa Rica
1216 views

President of Costa Rica warns of growing inequality due to pandemic

Marco SIBAJA / AFP - September 25, 2020

The President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, warned that inequalities between rich and emerging countries are widening as a result…

Henrietta Boggs, First Lady of the Revolution, dies at 102
Archive
2603 views
Archive
2603 views

Henrietta Boggs, First Lady of the Revolution, dies at 102

Mike Faulk - September 24, 2020

Henrietta Boggs, the Alabama woman who married a revolutionary President of Costa Rica and became the First Lady of the Revolution,…