Remarks by DCM Mark Johnson in the Global Entrepreneurship Week Inauguration Event

DCM Mark Johnson Monday November 13, 8:30 AM, FUSADES * This is a courtesy translation. Only the original Spanish language text should be considered authoritative.   This week we celebrate entrepreneurship globally because we recognize the central importance that this business model has as the main driver of economic growth in all countries. The truth ...
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El Salvador joins the “Blue Heart” campaign

With the aim of combating human trafficking and reducing the vulnerability of victims, the Government of El Salvador, through the National Council against Human Trafficking (CNCTP) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) joined the “Corazón Azul” (Blue Heart) campaign. Blue Heart is funded by the Government of Canada and the United ...
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51 Schools join Police Athletic League in Sonsonate

More than 2,000 children and young people from 51 education center in 85 communities will benefit from the implementation of the Police Athletic League (PAL) program in Sonsonate. The program was inaugurated at the Ana Mercedes Campos Stadium. The Police Athletic Leagues allow the creation of recreational spaces for children and young people to participate ...
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U.S. and El Salvador celebrate their friendship through school revitalization

Appropriately, a school named “United States of America” in La Libertad was the backdrop for the first annual United States-El Salvador Friendship Day celebration on June 15. The school was built in 1963 with the help of the United States government through its Alliance for Prosperity Initiative. As part of the celebration, more than 50 ...
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Embassy celebrates U.S. flavors in El Salvador

The U.S. Embassy, through the Foreign Agricultural Service Office, partnered with the Pan-American Academy of Culinary Art (APAC) to present a culinary festival San Salvador to launch the “Sabor USA” marketing campaign on May 20, 2017. U.S. Department of Agriculture “Sabor USA” campaign aims to increase international awareness and demand for U.S. food products by ...
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Remarks of Deputy Chief of Mission Mark C. Johnson on the Inauguration Ceremony for the Police Information and Operational Control Center (COP)

March 30, 2017 *This English translation is provided as a courtesy. The speech was originally written and delivered in Spanish, and only the Spanish version should be considered authoritative. Excellency Vice-President of El Salvador Republic, Salvador Oscar Ortiz; Honorable Minister of Justice and Public Security, Mauricio Landaverde; President of Public Security Commission, José Antonio Almendáriz ...
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U.S.-Funded Police Operational Control and Command Center Opens its Doors

Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Embassy in San Salvador, Mark Johnson; Vice President of the Republic of El Salvador Oscar Ortiz; Director General of National Civilian Police (PNC), Howard Augusto Cotto; Justice and Security Minister, Mauricio Ramírez Landaverde; Legislative Assembly President of the Commission of Public Security, José Antonio Almendáriz stood together to inaugurate ...
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ILEA graduates 35 more law enforcers

The International Academy for Law Enforcement (ILEA) San Salvador closed its fourth “Leadership Development Program” for 35 law enforcers from Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and El Salvador. The course is a program for law enforcement officers in mid-level management positions and other professionals at the same level in the law enforcement community. The ...
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