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ILEA Continues Training Law Enforcement Professionals

The International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) opened two courses for female law enforcement officers on March 9 and finalized a “Leadership Development Program” on March 6.  Ambassador Mari Carmen Aponte opened the two courses for female law enforcement officers, while the closing ceremony of the Leadership Development Program was attended by Deputy Chief of Mission ... Read More»

MCC Vicepresident Speaks to Students at ESEN

Maame Frimpong, vicepresident of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) led a discussion with law students at the School of Economics and Business (ESEN by its acronym in Spanish) on February25. In this roundtable discussion, Frimpong, who is also the Legal Director of MCC, spoke about her experience as a lawyer. Frimpong shared what she learned ... Read More»

ILEA inaugurates Central American Police Academy

The International Law Enforcement Academy San Salvador (ILEA) inaugurated the first phase of the Central American Police Academy Development Project on February Monday 23, 2015. For three days, the directors and deputy directors of police academies in Guatemala, Honduras, Panama and El Salvador will receive training on issues of combating crime and strengthening police institutions. ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy and Vital Voices inaugurate the TechCamp: Entrepreneur Women

Charge d’ Affaires of the U.S. Embassy, Michael Barkin, and Alexandra Araujo de Sola, President of the NGO Vital Voices inaugurated “TechCamp: Women Entrepreneurs.” TechCamp is aimed at members of Vital Voices, women entrepreneurs and organizations that work to support and empower women.  Participants will have the opportunity to take part in workshops that seek ... Read More»

Promoting Prosperity, Security and Good Governance in Central America

Today, the Administration announced that the President will request an historic $1 billion as part of his Fiscal Year 2016 Budget to contribute to the evolution of an economically-integrated Central America that is fully democratic, provides greater economic opportunities to its people, promotes more accountable, transparent, and effective public institutions, and ensures the safety of its ... Read More»