5 Podcasts About Peace Corps

5 Podcasts About Peace Corps

When I was a volunteer back in 2003-05, podcasts were a new thing but there weren’t any great services to create and host them. I remember trying to record one podcast though I had no idea what I was doing. It didn’t really turn out though I’m sure I’ve

Read More

10 Amazing Peace Corps Pictures

I’ve scoured the Creative Commons for some of the more amazing photos from Peace Corps volunteers around the world over the past 30 years. Below you will find 10 amazing Peace Corps pictures that I was able to find. Take a look.

Charles Tilford
Mukuvisi Woodlands, to the east

Read More

Meet 2016 SAGE Scholar Reuel Sookdeo

What are you studying at UG and why?
I am pursuing Electrical Engineering at the University of Guyana. Electrical Engineering fascinates me mostly because of the aspects of developing technology; improving and implementing safer and more efficient livelihood for society and the future to come.
What is your favorite

Read More

We’re Proud to Launch the New FROG Website

After months of development and testing, we are happy to announce the launch of the new FROG website. Perfect timing for Peace Corps Week 2017 and the celebration of John F. Kennedy’s 1961 executive order bringing the organization into existence.
The thrust of the latest redesign was to improve usability

Read More

The Border Controversy: An On-Going Conflict

The Guyana-Venezuela Border Controversy
Venezuela’s claim to its shared border with Guyana has been causing tension between the two countries for over a century. An effort has been made in the past to settle the dispute, but none were successful, including an 1899 arbitration and the Treaty of Geneva of

Read More

Guyana Snapshot: A Quick Look

Guyana Snapshot
We’re taking a quick look at the country of Guyana, a Guyana Snapshot if you will, for those of you that aren’t familiar or would like to learn more.

Guyana
Guyana is a small English-speaking country on the northern mainland of South America. Georgetown, its capital, is

Read More

You Should Go to Guyana!

Go to Guyana
We’re not exaggerating when we say go to Guyana, it’s a beautiful country to visit. Suitable climate, beautiful views of nature and warm hospitality, what more can you ask for? Guyana is a country well endowed with a lot of natural beauty, making it one of the

Read More

On the Hunt, Jobs in Guyana

Jobs in Guyana
Guyana, one of the most beautiful countries on the coast of South America, is the only English-speaking country in South America, with an economy built around agriculture, mining and manufacturing. These sectors are responsible for most of the jobs in Guyana. One major issue Guyana faces is

Read More

A Short History on Peace Corps Guyana

Peace Corps Guyana
Peace Corps Guyana was established in 1966, the same year as Guyanese independence. The program ran until 1971, and between those years, over 160 volunteers served in Guyana. The Guyana Peace Corps program was discontinued from 1971 until 1995. President Cheddi Jagan officially approached Peace Corps about

Read More

The Backstory on RPCV Jason Carter

RPCV Jason Carter

RPCV Jason Carter, or just Jason Carter for non-Peace Corps folks, is an American lawyer and politician from Georgia, well known and respected for his political career and his role in the Peace Corps. Carter is one of the most respected people ever served in the

Read More