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This page shows current news relating to Peace Corps for different countries. The article may be from that particular country, or mention it in the article. Another page, news by state, gives current Peace Corps news within each US state.
- Rep. Kennedy pushes for Peace Corps memorial - Milford Daily News
ABC NewsRep. Kennedy pushes for Peace Corps memorial
Milford Daily News
From 2004 to 2006, the freshman congressman served with the Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic. About a year into his service, he said, a local man thanked him out of the blue for a "simple pipe" that a Peace Corps volunteer built in his village to ...
US Rep. Kennedy pushes bill to honor Peace Corps The Patriot Ledger
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- Vermont ranks first nationally among Peace Corps' top volunteer-producing ... - vtdigger.org
[?]Vermont ranks first nationally among Peace Corps' top volunteer-producing ...
Forty-nine (49) currently-serving Peace Corps volunteers call the Green Mountain State home, making it the top Peace Corps volunteer-producing state in the nation on a per-capita basis, with 7.8 of every 100,000 residents currently serving in the Peace ...
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- Long-term fasters hand over role in pursuit of immigration reform - National Catholic Reporter
National Catholic ReporterLong-term fasters hand over role in pursuit of immigration reform
National Catholic Reporter
In fluent Spanish learned as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic, Kennedy said he was participating in appreciation for the nation's immigrant history and for the many mentors and teachers who have been carrying on the fight for civil and ...
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- Life changes even as JFK's legacy marks time - Ct Post
Siliconrepublic.comLife changes even as JFK's legacy marks time
The Peace Corps was a Kennedy accomplishment. To date, more than 200,000 Americans have served their country abroad in the Peace Corps. One of them was Dodd, who served in the Dominican Republic from 1966 to '68. His joining the Peace Corps, ...
A legacy, 50 years after The Advocate
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- SKOL: JFK's death was life-altering - La Crosse Tribune
[?]SKOL: JFK's death was life-altering
La Crosse Tribune
Nonetheless by November 1963, I had graduated from college, volunteered for the Peace Corps and had orders to the Dominican Republic. In the fall of 1963, my chance for the type of service Kennedy had inspired was dashed when I had a serious foot ...
- The art of a global woman - Plattsburgh Press Republican
[?]The art of a global woman
Plattsburgh Press Republican
The Mohawk photographer/poet/painter has traveled to China, South Korea, Senegal, South Africa, Belgium, Amsterdam, Mexico and the Dominican Republic. ?All have heavily ... ?My grandmother's best friend was in the Peace Corps back then,? Herbi said.
- More than a president was lost to time that day - Boston Globe
Boston GlobeMore than a president was lost to time that day
But there was poignant irony, as we sat there in a restaurant in West Newton, because he was talking about something he came to appreciate when he was in the Peace Corps, engaging in the very kind of public service Jack Kennedy extolled in the very ...
- People traveled from far and near to honor Kennedy in Dallas - Dallas Morning News