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How One Woman Returned from Venezuela a Changed Woman

Posted by in African Diaspora, Art and Culture, Citizen Diplomacy, Guest Posts, Latin America, Trip Participant Stories on 31st July, 2012 | No Comments

Venezuela-delegationGlobal Exchange Scholarship recipient Lea Murray participated in a Reality Tours delegation to Venezuela last month. Sounds like she’s a changed woman since the trip! Read how.
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A Glimpse of Venezuela: Reality Tour Past Participant Shares His Story

Posted by in Citizen Diplomacy, Guest Posts, Latin America, Trip Participant Stories on 25th July, 2012 | 1 Comment

During Global Exchange delegation visit to Venezuela. Photo Credit: Blair RedlinThe following post was written by B.C. based trade union researcher Blair Redlin who recently took part in a Global Exchange delegation to Venezuela. Here’s his report back from his Venezuelan travels.
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Spend a week with Vandana Shiva: Rights of Seeds, Rights of Nature

Posted by in Environment & Sustainability, Food and Agriculture, Issues We Explore on 16th July, 2012 | 2 Comments

Dr. Vandana Shiva and Arun Gandhi in NavdaynaAs Vandana Shiva told me: “I think it would be a really good idea at this moment in time, to do a GX trip to India on the issue of the seed…and the link to rights of Mother Earth. I mean where does all life begin? You begin with the seed.” I’m looking forward to co-leading this trip with Vandana from November 1-11, and exploring the rights of nature in the context of India’s sacred seed saving work, Gandhian legacy, Mother Teresa’s Ashram, Agra, fair trade cooperatives and more.
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What Inspired Reality Tours to Ireland? Part 2

Posted by in Europe, Labor and Economy, Partner and Trip Leader Stories, Peace and Conflict, Spirituality and Religion on 13th July, 2012 | No Comments

Mural in Northern IrelandGlobal Exchange co-founder, Kevin Danaher shares his favorite memories on Reality Tours to Northern Ireland in the second of this two part interview.
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See for Yourself What’s Behind the Bamboo Curtain in North Korea

Posted by in Art and Culture, Asia, Citizen Diplomacy on 10th July, 2012 | No Comments

Arirang Games Photo Credit: Global ExchangeThis September, a group of international travelers will witness history in the making; one of the last performances of something very special in North Korea which will take place on the 64th anniversary of the foundation of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
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What Inspired Reality Tours to Ireland?

Posted by in Civil Rights, Europe, Labor and Economy, Partner and Trip Leader Stories, Peace and Conflict on 3rd July, 2012 | No Comments

In the first of a two part series about Global Exchange’s history in Ireland, our co-founder, Kevin Danaher shares the inspiration behind our delegations during an interview with Reality Tours intern Kathleen Reynolds.
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