Central America / Caribbean: Articles, Programs, Blogs, Travel Resources
Written by Sam Mednick
June 3, 2019
A three-day river journey to a remote community in Panama's jungle is all part of the job for Floating Doctors volunteers.
Published in Volunteer Abroad
Written by Andrew O'Dea
August 3, 2012
Andrew O'Dea thought he was going to volunteer in South America. Instead, he wound up in the Caribbean.
Published in Volunteer Abroad Blogs
Written by James Stairs
April 5, 2018
Check out the feature article, photo gallery and video footage from the field.
Published in Work Abroad
Written by James Stairs
February 4, 2012
Nearly a year after the massive earthquake in Haiti, challenges for the reconstruction effort continue. James Stairs checks in with the Canadian Red Cross in Jacmel.
Published in Work Abroad
Written by Zalina Alvi
March 24, 2014
Tomorrow is the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010. No matter where you were at that time last year, you probably saw some of the images coming out of the nation that day, as over 500,000 Haitians were either killed or injured and 1,000,000 people became homeless. 
Published in Editor's Desk
Written by
February 4, 2012
A Honduran fishing village plants a future for mangroves with the help of Canadian non-profit.
Published in Volunteer Abroad
Written by
March 24, 2014
Canadian volunteers bring solar-powered study lamps to their fellow students deep in the jungles of Costa Rica.
Published in Volunteer Abroad
Written by James Stairs
March 24, 2014
On January 12, 2010, a powerful earthquake left Haiti in ruins. Around the world, relief teams sprang into action. 
Published in Work Abroad
Written by Julia Steinecke
June 30, 2011
It's one thing to put the roof back on a house—what about rebuilding young lives in a Caribbean economy torn apart by hurricanes?
Published in Why we travel
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