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Archive for the ‘Indigenous' Category

Ngäbe-Buglé Comarca’s Challenges | Health / Medical Assistance: Part 5

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Ngobe child being bathed

This is the fifth and last of a 5-part series about the biggest problems in the Comarca Ngäbe-Buglé and how they are being addressed. You can click here to see the 1st part here about Physical Infrastructure, here for the 2nd part about Social Problems, here for the 3rd part about Education or here for…

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Week 1 of My Spanish Learning Vacation in Panama

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Bob enjoying his Spanish learning vacation in Panama with two friends from the Netherlands

Bob Van Beers, from the Netherlands, is currently finishing his second week at Habla Ya Bocas del Toro. These are his impressions about his first week of studying Spanish in Bocas del Toro. Off to Panama! Posted by Bob van Beers on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 Monday My existing Spanish skills could be summarized as “absolute…

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Celebrating Christmas with Latino and Indigenous Families in Panama

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Usually I try to be home for Christmas with my family in the USA since that is the only time I really get to be with them since I relocated to Panama, but during my two years in the Peace Corps, I spent Christmas and New Years with my Panamanian family. In fact, during my…

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Challenges in the Ngäbe-Buglé Comarca | Part 4: Labor/Work

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This is the fourth of a 5-part series about the biggest problems in the Comarca Ngäbe-Buglé and how they are being addressed. You can click here to see the 1st part here about Physical Infrastructure, here for the 2nd part about Social Problems or here for the 3rd part about Education. The top 5 challenges…

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Challenges in the Ngäbe-Buglé Comarca | Part 3: Education

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This is the third of a 5-part series about the biggest problems in the Comarca Ngäbe-Buglé and how they are being addressed. You can click here to see the first part here about Physical Infrastructure or here for the second part about Social Problems. The top 5 challenges currently facing the Comarca Ngäbe-Buglé are: Physical…

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