Sad news: the passing of Don Brockington

Don Brockington has been a long-time member of NC Partners.  He died peacefully Nov. 1 in Chapel Hill after a long illness. His archeology work into the Bolivian Andes and Amazon. His wife Lolita joined him on his many adventures. He devoted years of service to UNC, where he taught in the Anthropology department from 1967 to 1996, as well as to his profession, wrote edited or coauthored scores of articles in English and Spanish, and received numerous awards, grants, and fellowships relating to his projects.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Donald L.

Volunteer Recognition for Eva Marcus

Doña Eva Marcus, long-time member of Cochabamba Partners of the Americas, and volunteer extraordinaire, was awarded a medal of recognition by the Department of Cochabamba for her service in many organizations, institutions and causes, such as her years of service at Viedma Hospital, guidance to SAR (Search and Rescue group of Cochabamba), and CERECO (Rehabilitation Center for handicapped). See more photos in the Gallery section.
 

Teacher-in-Residence leaves for 1-month program in Bolivia

Ian Brailsford, from Monroe, NC, leaves for Cochabamba, Bolivia. He will spend one month working with teachers at the Centro Boliviano Americano and some others.  There will be lots more here to tell as he gets underway with his time there. The Teacher-in-Residence program is an exchange program through Partners of the Americas, and sponsors a teacher to go to the companion Partnership each year, alternating between South and North.
 

Greetings from Diana Valdez

From Diana Valdez, former Youth Ambassador from Bolivia to North Carolina. GREETINGS FROM BOLIVIA!!!!!!!!!! Here in Bolivia specificaly in Cochabamba we are going to have the World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth SOON.

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