May 25, 2022

US Peace Corps volunteers pulled out of St Vincent after threats to safety

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From Caribbean News Now KINGSTOWN, St Vincent — The US government has evacuated its Peace Corps volunteers from St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) at short notice after their safety was threatened by what appears to be a modern-day equivalent of Eric Gairy’s infamous paramilitary “Mongoose Gang” in neighbouring Grenada. According to the US embassy […]

Two years in Jamaica: words of wisdom for new PCVs

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By Karolina From Peace Corps Passport We’ve started to hear from the incoming group of Volunteers who are starting their training for Jamaica in this month. It’s an exciting time for them. When we were in their shoes, we were soaking up all the information we could find about Peace Corps in Jamaica. Being less […]