Inaccuracy in article

Peace Corps Online: Directory: Morocco: Peace Corps Morocco : The Peace Corps in Morocco: February 13, 2006: Headlines: COS - Morocco: Protest: Speaking Out: Ashland Daily Tidings: Derek Volkart takes out his anger through helping others in Morocco : Inaccuracy in article

By Thomas, RPCV 2001-03 ( - on Monday, March 13, 2006 - 10:36 am: Edit Post

The author states, "In 2003, five bombs in Casablanca killed 33, wounded more than 100, and compelled the Peace Corps to temporarily withdraw volunteers from the country." The PC/Morocco program was actually evacuated in early April 2003, while the Casablanca bombings did not occur until May 16, 2003. Backlash over the US invasion of Iraq & safety of PCVs was the reason we were given for program closure at the time.

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