April 4, 2014 – April 7, 2014
The contentious and often dramatic debate over immigration reform that has played out in America's streets and the halls of Congress has largely failed to address the root causes of migration.Global Exchange has a special perspective to offer travelers who want to understand Mexican migration from the inside.
April 10, 2014 – April 18, 2014
The division of Korea in 1945, the Korean War which spanned from 1950 to 1953, and resulted in the separation of the Korean peninsula, are some of the events that have left deep wounds in the people of both nations and continue to influence relations with North Korea. Further straining the region are the United States’ military presence in South Korea and North Korea’s nuclear development program which have brought it much attention in recent years.
April 25, 2014 – May 5, 2014
Similar to other countries in South America, Ecuador has traditionally suffered from the so-called "resource curse:" high poverty and inequality in a land of plentiful natural resources. Despite this fact, Ecuador serves as a model for some of the most far-reaching efforts to provide ecologically and socially-sustainable alternatives to the corporate global economy.
April 25, 2014 – May 6, 2014
Our Cocoa Fair Harvest program in the Dominican Republic provides a direct connection to the improvements that socially responsible planters, growers, manufacturers and consumers are making less than a two hour flight from Miami. This Reality Tour will include opportunities to trek, volunteer, learn, explore history, and personally witness the close contact between the wealthy and the working poor of one of the United State's closest neighbors. The Dominican Republic has over 9 million people and is more than twice the size of the state of Massachusetts.
May 3, 2014 – May 13, 2014
We invite you to travel to Venezuela with Global Exchange to dig past the headlines and explore the changes occurring in Venezuela, Latin America and the hemisphere as a whole.
May 26, 2014 – June 2, 2014
Costa Rica is a study in contrasts. In the last decade Costa Rica has become an immensely popular tourism destination, known for its stunning scenery, abundant natural resources and diverse wildlife. With its extensive network of national parks, Costa Rica is at the forefront of the international conservation movement and has become synonymous with "ecotourism": socially responsible travel that theoretically conserves the environment while improving the welfare of local people.
June 6, 2014 – June 15, 2014
After the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010, over a billion dollars in aid was promised to the struggling island. The world stepped up, empathized and donated. Yet much of the funds pledged to post-quake relief for has not been received for redevelopment and very little has been done to rebuild.
June 7, 2014 – June 21, 2014
Is the threat of war the best response to Iran’s nuclear program? Is the US media’s portrayal of Iran accurate? How do Iranians feel about the US government and people?
June 16, 2014 – June 26, 2014
Something remarkable is happening in Venezuela. The lives of millions of Venezuelans are improving as historic wrongs are being righted. The world's fifth-largest oil producer, Venezuela has long been a country of contrasts: despite its great wealth, 80% of Venezuelans live in poverty.
June 20, 2014 – June 28, 2014
Join Global Exchange for a Reality Tour exploring how U.S. fair trade activists and women's cooperatives in Guatemala are working together to use fair trade to advance local development efforts in Latin America's most impoverished communities. We invite you to travel to Guatemala to meet with artisan cooperatives and affiliated grassroots NGOs.