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Nov 06, 2013, 19:24 ET
Founded in 1965, AMIGOS is an international non-profit organization that inspires and builds young leaders through collaborative community development and immersion in cross-cultural experiences. In achieving its mission, AMIGOS works with high school and college-aged youth throughout the Americas. Find your local AMIGOS Chapter at www.amigoslink.org/chapters to learn more about how you, or someone you know, can join a 2014 Summer Project and become a life-long catalyst for social change.  (PRNewsFoto/Amigos de las Americas)

A organização Amigos de las Americas nomeia nova presidente e CEO

 A Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS) tem o prazer de anunciar a nomeação de Sara Nathan como presidente e CEO, em vigor a partir de 16...

Nov 06, 2013, 14:20 ET
Founded in 1965, AMIGOS is an international non-profit organization that inspires and builds young leaders through collaborative community development and immersion in cross-cultural experiences. In achieving its mission, AMIGOS works with high school and college-aged youth throughout the Americas. Find your local AMIGOS Chapter at www.amigoslink.org/chapters to learn more about how you, or someone you know, can join a 2014 Summer Project and become a life-long catalyst for social change.  (PRNewsFoto/Amigos de las Americas)

Amigos de las Américas Nombra Nueva Presidenta y Directora Ejecutiva

Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) se complace en anunciar que Sara Nathan ha sido nombrada Presidenta y Directora Ejecutiva efectivo el 16 de...

Nov 06, 2013, 13:32 ET
Founded in 1965, AMIGOS is an international non-profit organization that inspires and builds young leaders through collaborative community development and immersion in cross-cultural experiences. In achieving its mission, AMIGOS works with high school and college-aged youth throughout the Americas. Find your local AMIGOS Chapter at www.amigoslink.org/chapters to learn more about how you, or someone you know, can join a 2014 Summer Project and become a life-long catalyst for social change.  (PRNewsFoto/Amigos de las Americas)

Amigos de las Americas Names New President & CEO

 Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS) is pleased to announce that Sara Nathan has been named President & CEO effective December 16, 2013. Marty...

Oct 28, 2013, 16:48 ET
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Young Leaders Arrive Home After Volunteering In Latin America

 Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) believes in the power of youth. In 1966, AMIGOS founder Guy Bevil said: "Young people are just waiting...

May 23, 2012, 16:45 ET
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Amigos And United Announce Eighth Annual Latin America Photo Contest

 United Airlines and Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS) announce the Eighth Annual United Latin America Photo Contest. Photos will be accepted...

Sep 29, 2011, 19:45 ET
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Amigos de las Américas necesita apoyo para recibir $1,000,000 USD de parte del Chase

Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS), una organización internacional sin fines de lucro que trabaja con el propósito de inspirar a los...

Sep 29, 2011, 16:47 ET
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Amigos de las Americas Needs Support to Receive $1,000,000 USD from Chase

Supporters can Make a Huge Impact by Voting Through the American Giving Awards Program Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS), an international...

Jul 14, 2011, 17:22 ET
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AMIGOS anuncia programa de Jóvenes Embajadores

Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) se enorgullece de anunciar su nuevo programa, el programa Jóvenes Embajadores Amigos de las...

Jun 29, 2011, 11:31 ET
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AMIGOS Is Proud to Announce our new Youth Ambassador Program

Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS) is proud to announce its new program, the Amigos de las Americas Youth Ambassador Program. The U.S. Department of...

May 25, 2011, 11:47 ET
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AMIGOS and United Airlines Announce Latin America Photo Contest

United Airlines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL), and Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS) are proud to...

Nov 09, 2010, 11:06 ET
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Foundation for Amigos de las Americas Receives $30,000 Grant From Chase Community Giving

The Foundation for Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS) is one of 17 charities to receive a $30,000 grant from Chase Community Giving. These most...

Oct 05, 2010, 11:14 ET
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Amigos de las Americas Selected as Top Program by U.S. Center for Citizen Diplomacy

 Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS) is pleased to announce their citizen diplomacy program proposal has been selected as a Top Program by the...

Sep 21, 2010, 10:52 ET
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Amigos de las Americas Names New President, CEO

After a comprehensive national executive search process, Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS), has announced the appointment of its new President and...

Sep 01, 2010, 11:32 ET
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AMIGOS, Continental Airlines Announce Latin America Photo Contest Winner

Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS) and Continental Airlines are proud to announce the Grand Prize Winner of the 2010 Continental Latin American Photo...

Jul 06, 2010, 11:15 ET
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AMIGOS and Continental Airlines Announce Latin America Photo Contest

Continental Airlines and Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS) officials are proud to announce the Sixth Annual Continental Latin America Photo Contest....

Jun 22, 2010, 17:09 ET
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700 Youth to Spend Summer Volunteering in Latin America

More than 700 teenagers and young adults from across the United States will volunteer for six to eight weeks in Latin America this summer with...

Aug 10, 2009, 11:32 ET
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"Blue Crabs for Dinner!" by Darien Clary took the top prize in the fifth annual Continental Latin America Photo Contest. (PRNewsFoto/Amigos de las Americas)[AT]
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Amigos, Continental Airlines Announce Latin America Photo Contest Winner

Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS) and Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) are proud to announce the Grand Prize Winner of the 2009 Continental Latin...

Jun 02, 2009, 13:09 ET
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 11/10/2008

AMIGOS and Continental Airlines Announce Latin America Photo Contest

Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) and Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS) officials are proud to announce the Fifth Annual Continental Airlines Latin...

Aug 07, 2008, 01:00 ET
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 08/07/2008

AMIGOS, Continental Airlines Announce Latin America Photo Contest Winner

HOUSTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS) and Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) are proud to announce the Grand...

Jun 16, 2008, 01:00 ET

Inspiring Teens to Spend Summer Volunteering in Latin America

HOUSTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 800 young adults from across the United States will volunteer for five to eight weeks this...