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New U.S. Regulations Slow Travel to Cuba

Posted by in Guest Posts, Latin America on 18th October, 2012 | 3 Comments

CubaWalter Turner, President of the Global Exchange Board of Directors, updates about U.S. regulations pertaining to U.S. citizens travel to Cuba. He says, “The Cold War ended years ago. Its time for American policy to reflect the rights of its citizens to be able to travel to Cuba and engage – unrestricted – with the people of Cuba. Its time to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba, end the 50 years blockade against Cuba, remove Cuba from the list of countries supporting terrorism, and free the Cuban 5.”
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Impacts of Recent Peace Delegation in Pakistan

Posted by in Middle East, Peace and Conflict, Women on 17th October, 2012 | No Comments

peace_delegation-pakistanGlobal Exchange Co-Founder Medea Benjamin and delegates from CodePink recently completed a peace march to tribal areas of Pakistan that have been limited to foreigners in the past decade. Here’s more about it.
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Where is Reality Tours’ Newest Destination?

Posted by in Art and Culture, Asia, Citizen Diplomacy, Civil Rights, Education, Food and Agriculture, Labor and Economy, Peace and Conflict, Spirituality and Religion on 17th September, 2012 | 3 Comments

Burmese TemplesGlobal Exchange announces our newest Reality Tour destination! Guess where we are going to build people to people ties in 2013?
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New Cuba Travel Regulations Set Back: What They Are, What They Mean

Posted by in Caribbean, Citizen Diplomacy, Education, Latin America on 29th August, 2012 | 4 Comments

Photo Credit Global ExchangeNew regulations by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regarding legal travel to Cuba were released in July that contain a number of new guidelines and directives for organizations that are licensed to provide travel to Cuba, including Global Exchange. While these new regulations are leaving people confused and unclear about what this means […]
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Cuba in Pictures: The Universal Language of Photography

Posted by in Art and Culture, Guest Posts, Latin America, Partner and Trip Leader Stories on 28th August, 2012 | 1 Comment

Photo by Ron HermanRead what it’s like to snap photos of people in Cuba, plus how one photographer leads budding photographers by organizing customized Reality Tours to Cuba .
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The Powerful Argentine Example: A Trip Leader’s Impressions on Solutions

Posted by in Civil Rights, Environment & Sustainability, Latin America, Partner and Trip Leader Stories on 15th August, 2012 | No Comments

Delia and Delegates, 2003In the second of a two part series on Argentina, Reality Tours program officer Delia Marx shares the significance of the 2001 financial crisis, the lessons it provides for us today and some of her personal insights facilitating the journeys.
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The Powerful Argentine Example: Reality Tours Program Officer Shares Her Story

Posted by in Civil Rights, Labor and Economy, Latin America, Partner and Trip Leader Stories on 8th August, 2012 | No Comments

Delia and Delegates in ArgentinaIn the first of a two part series on Argentina,Reality Tours program officer Delia Marx shares the significance of the 2001 financial crisis and what lessons it provides for us today!
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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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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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