Tag Archives: Nicaragua

Learn. Innovate. Prosper.

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As I traveled around Nicaragua and spoke to more and more people involved in the Peace Corps Entrepreneurial Education program, I found out more and more about a big change that the government made in the high school entrepreneurship curriculum. … Continue reading

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Return to Nicaragua – Part 1

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The first time I flew into Nicaragua I was asleep. That I am sure of. I was up late and awoke very early for the flight. I had been traveling constantly for two years at that point and I was … Continue reading

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Volver

Tomorrow, if all goes according to plan, I will be headed to Nicaragua for a visit, approximately one year after I completed my Peace Corps Service and left the country. The immediate occasion of my visit is the wedding of … Continue reading

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Transgenderism, Here and There

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I began writing this article months ago after HB2 was passed in North Carolina. I was still in Nicaragua at the time. Despite being surrounded and inspired by some great, really mindful people, mostly members of STAR and members of … Continue reading

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Beautiful Song

This is one of the most beautiful songs ever: I’m sorry to anyone who does not speak Spanish, but I don’t think you would see the same beauty that I see unless you were an English speaker trying to understand … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Economy of Nicaragua and Economic Development

The preceding article was posted at 1:14 AM EST, the time that my flight was scheduled to take off from Nicaragua. This article was posted at 5:43 AM EST, the estimated landing time in Ft. Lauderdale. Originally I had envisioned … Continue reading

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Retrospective on the Economy of Nicaragua and Economic Development

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This post is being cross-posted on my Economics blog, The Economics Of … . It was written in 2015 but I delayed publishing it until I completed my service. As a Small Business Development Volunteer, I naturally find myself asking myself questions like … Continue reading

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Nueva Segovia

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When you are Peace Corps Volunteer in a foreign country sometimes that country can become your whole world. It seems very big, with so much to explore and visit. From time to time I certainly feel that way about Nicaragua, … Continue reading

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First Rain

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The climate here in Nicaragua is not like the climate in most of the US. In the US, although we have rainier and drier seasons, no one would be surprised if it rained on any given day of the year. … Continue reading

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We Want You to Work with the Nicaraguan LGBTQ Community!

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Despite getting rejected from the Volunteer magazine with my visionary monorail plan, that same edition I did have an op-ed published related to my work in the Nicaraguan LGBTQ community and the Volunteer group I am a founding member of: … Continue reading

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