Dominica has welcomed 9 more united states peace corps volunteers as that organization celebrates 50 years of operation in Dominica.

The new volunteers took their oath this morning at a ceremony at the fort young hotel.

The Peace Corp Movement has been working with various humanitarian organizations in Dominica since 1957.

Deputy Chief of Missions to the United States Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean and the OECS Laura Griesmer says that peace corps are sign of Americas commitment to assisting others.

Deputy Chief of Missions to the United States Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean and the OECS Laura Griesmer.

Meantime Country Director for Peace Corp Eastern Caribbean Mary Kate Lowndes says that the peace Corp movement must be complimented in light of recent global threats to peace.

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