All notebooks in Guinea, whether for the hospital, a business, or a 3rd grader has some random image on. Normally you can only find notebooks here covered with Ronaldino, David Beckham, Jay-Z, Beyonce, etc. Now however in the little markets, Obama notebooks are everywhere.
Guinean All-nighter November 6th 2008 I just heard someone mention off hand on the radio that Senator Obama won Indiana. As with the entire election, this is nothing short of a miracle. The impossible can happen. I know everyone's tired of hearing about the election, but please indulge me a little because this story needs to be told.
On November 4th at 10 PM about 20 men and myself gathered in my mayor's living room. I must emp ... read more
Africa » Guinea » Conakry Guinea has had only two presidents since gaining its independence from France in 1958. Lansana CONTE came to power in 1984, when the military seized the government after the death of the first president, Sekou TOURE. Guinea did not hold democratic el... ... read more
Originally from South Bend, Indiana, I graduated from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts in 2007. Was in Guinea with the Peace Corps from 2007-2009. Got an MBA at EGP-University of Porto Business School in Porto, Portugal 2010-2011. Currently serving as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer in Mali.
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