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  • backpod 8:05 pm on June 30, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: coup, , protest   

    Honduras: Sunday, June 28, 2009 

    Posted by Global Brigades, office of the CEO at 10:47 a.m. MT, Sun., June 28, 2009

    Global Brigades is fully aware of all of the political happenings in Honduras at this time and proper measures are being taken to address the situation. Currently, all brigade participants are safe and we are proactively working to get everyone home to the US. We are taking this situation seriously and will provide updates as news develops.

    Posted by Associated Press, at 8:47 p.m. MT, Sun., June 28, 2009

    Honduran President Calls Arrest a ‘Coup’

    Honduran President Manuel Zelaya says soldiers rousted him out of bed, beat his body guards, and arrested him in his pajamas in what he criticized as “a coup” and “a kidnapping.”

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  • backpod 8:36 pm on June 8, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , borders, change, inaugural address   

    get informed. get curious. get worldly. 

    “To the people of poor nations, we pledge to work alongside you to make your farms flourish and let clean waters flow; to nourish starved bodies and feed hungry minds. And to those nations like ours that enjoy relative plenty, we say we can no longer afford indifference to suffering outside our borders; nor can we consume the world’s resources without regard to effect. For the world has changed, and we must change with it.” – President Barack Obama during first inaugural address

    *backpod is not affiliated with any political party.

  • backpod 5:29 pm on June 2, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , brigade, , dental, dentist, , , international, , , ,   

    Honduras Episode 4 :: The Dental Brigade 

    Backpod introduces Global Dental Brigades.  In Episode 4:  The Dental Brigade, Backpod speaks with University of Washington Dental Brigader, Christina Feliz.  Hear what Christina has to say about her first-hand experience in Honduras as she takes time to answer a few questions.

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    • J 8:04 pm on June 2, 2009 Permalink | Reply

      Great as usual….keep up the good work!

  • backpod 2:57 pm on June 2, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , Diaries, , , , , new york, ,   

    Honduras Episode 3.5 :: Backpod Diaries, Eva’s Travels 

    Episode 3.5 introduces Backpod Diaries, a short videopod confession from Team Backpod.  This “mini” episode shows what exactly Eva was up to before meeting up with fellow Backpod members, Kari and Michael.

    Stay tuned for more Backpod Diaries as they continue to dish the scoop and spill the beans on Kari, Michael, and Eva and their trip to Honduras.

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