26 December 2011

USA / HONDURAS / EL SALVADOR / GUATEMALA : Growing Violence Spurs Peace Corps Honduran Departure And Review.


     Growing narco violence has forced the USA's Peace Corps to pull out of Honduras.
      It announced the withdrawal of all its 158 volunteers in January.
      Meanwhile...new volunteer training for El Salvador and Guatemala...has also been halted.
      The 222 volunteers in Guatemala and 113 volunteers in El Salvador...will remain.
      Officials say a full program review will be conducted.