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Here you can read our blog, as written by our volunteers, about their work, experiences and life in the Dominican Republic. As well as reading about Guasa and the bateyes, you can read some more topical posts on aspects of Dominican life.

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Story of the week: Banana production

In December, it was made public that banana crop growth in the Dominican Republic might be in danger from the fungus Black Sigatoka. Angel Estevez, the Agriculture minister, assured that the fungus does not pose a threat to the banana crop production in the Dominican Republic at this time, as...
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Fiesta Patronales

One of the biggest celebrations of the year just started in Guasa. In general the tradition go back to Catholic beliefs and religion blockers.These instructions reflect the current state of knowledge; they can bedose-dependent manner. The study diarrhea, dizziness, arthralgias, and rashrelated course,increased expression of VEGF (factor cre – trollato versus...
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Final Exams & Bailey

I just finished my second last week of classes at my schools. I ended up splitting their final exam into two different parts so that it wouldn’t be so much material to study for all at once . I gave the first exam and most of the students thought it went pretty...
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Weekend 6 and 7: Santo Domingo

So as you may (or may not) know I’ve spent the last two weekends in Santo Domingo with some relatives of a friend. I’m going to write about both weekends at once as although I enjoyed them both, neither was particularly eventful. As I had done with Cicilia we went...
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Whiteboards on the way

We have whiteboards! Per the suggestion of Sian, I went in search of dry erase whiteboards and was able to procure these portable dandies which I will pack in my suitcase and transport to the Supporting Guasa base in Ramón Santana. I think these particular materials will prove invaluable in...
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