Dispatches from the Field: GuatemalaApril 18, 2012 The U.S. Peace Corps reassesses its Central America operations. A Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala heads home. (Photo courtesy of Ioulia Fenton). Dispatches: U.S. Peace Corps Reassesses Central America Operations Concern over the safety of volunteers has forced the U.S. to cut back its program in Central America. But many of the volunteers don’t want to leave. Like what you've read? Subscribe to AQ for more. Any opinions expressed in this piece do not necessarily reflect those of Americas Quarterly or its publishers.