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Honduras too Violent for Peace Core

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Honduras’s escalating violence has caused the loss of 158 American Peace Corp volunteers who were returned state-side this month and awaiting a change in the country’s insecurities before returning to duty. Honduras holds the highest homicide rate in the world with 82 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants.

Original Article Text From El Heraldo via Google Translate :

Peace Corps U.S. Withdrew Monday from Honduras Due to Insecurity

A total of 158 members of the U.S. Peace Corps, serving most neglected communities in Honduras, on Monday withdrew the insecurity experienced by this Central American country, diplomatic sources confirmed.

 “The U.S. embassy confirmed that members of the Peace Corps came out today,” the spokeswoman told AFP the embassy in Tegucigalpa, Ledy Pacheco.Añadió that in retirement, “is doing only what is Washington announced in December, “the members of the Peace Corps in Honduras would the climate of insecurity in the country.

The December 21, the agency announced in Washington a statement reporting that” the Peace Corps is conducting an ongoing review of the security situation in Honduras and has canceled its next volunteer training class, while this review takes place. “” All the 158 volunteers who serve today are safe and participate in a conference in January before returning to the United States on administrative leave.

The Peace Corps will examine the safety and security environment in Honduras before moving to the operations of the volunteers, “he said. + regrets withdrawal of Honduras Peace Corps situation would be “temporary”
“There is no doubt that retirement does affect the Peace Corps” to Honduras: U.S.

Foreign Minister More than 5,500 have served in Honduras since this international volunteer program in the country was established in 1963 , working with communities on projects focusing on health, such as care of patients with AIDS, water sanitation and development of jóvenes.Un United Nations report (UN) 2010 Honduras ranks first in the homicide rate the world, with 82 per 100,000 inhabitants.

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