Central America / Caribbean: Articles, Programs, Blogs, Travel Resources

Seduced by the laid-back charm of the tiny island of Utila, Mark Rogers established the first freediving certification program in the Caribbean—and made the island his home.
A three-day river journey to a remote community in Panama's jungle is all part of the job for Floating Doctors volunteers.
Andrew O'Dea thought he was going to volunteer in South America. Instead, he wound up in the Caribbean.
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.
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. 
A Honduran fishing village plants a future for mangroves with the help of Canadian non-profit.
Canadian volunteers bring solar-powered study lamps to their fellow students deep in the jungles of Costa Rica.
On January 12, 2010, a powerful earthquake left Haiti in ruins. Around the world, relief teams sprang into action. 
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