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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Assistant Administrator for Latin America and the Caribbean, Beth Hogan, will travel to Guatemala December 1-3 to launch the Central America Regional Security Initiative's new place-based strategy, which integrates prevention efforts and law enforcement to reduce homicides and violent crime. The joint effort between USAID and the Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) will target the most dangerous communities and high-risk youth in Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, which face the highest murder rates in the world.

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Humanitarian assistance for Syrians, including from USAID, has saved lives for nearly five years. But a shortfall in funding is putting that work—and Syrian lives—in jeopardy.

“Dineo! DINEO! Diiiiiny!” I hear my Setswana name being called, but I can’t concentrate on that right now. I’m busy biting my tongue as I begin the familiar routine of mentally reminding myself to relax. This is not a new experience for me as a Peace Corps volunteer in Botswana—closing my eyes and...

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Last updated: December 01, 2015

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