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Commander of Special Operations Command South visits El Salvador

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Keith Davids, Commander of Special Operations Command South, met with U.S. Ambassador Ronald D. Johnson, Salvadoran Minister of Defense Rear Adm. Rene Merino Monroy, Chief of Defense Brig. Gen. Carlos Alberto Tejada, Chief of Naval Operations, Capt. Exon Oswaldo Ascencio and Salvadoran Special Operations military leaders ...
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Ambassador Ronald Johnson visits security and development programs in the West of El Salvador

Ambassador Ronald Johnson visits security and development programs in the West of El Salvador Last Thursday, December 17, 2020, Ambassador Johnson visited Lake Guija in Santa Ana. This natural border between El Salvador and Guatemala is guarded by agents of the coast guard division of the National Civil Police and the Salvadoran Armed Forces. Through close cooperation and ...
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El Salvador Begins Implementation of Asylum Cooperative Agreement

El Salvador Begins Implementation of Asylum Cooperative Agreement On December 15, 2020, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that that the United States and El Salvador have concluded the implementation accords for the Asylum Cooperative Agreement (ACA) signed in September 2019. Under the ACA, certain migrants requesting asylum or similar humanitarian protection at ...
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New Facilities of the National Institute José María Peralta Lagos in Quezaltepeque inaugurated

LA LIBERTAD- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), together with the Ministry of Education, inaugurated today the reconstruction works of the José María Peralta Lagos National Institute, in the municipality of Quezaltepeque. With a total investment by USAID of $2.9 million dollars, the new facilities will ...
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Demonstration Alert- El Salvador December 11, 2020

Location: Throughout the country Event: The 2021 Legislative and Municipal Election Campaign officially begins in El Salvador on December 27th with Election Day on February 28, 2021. Previous campaign seasons have generated demonstrations that block roads and require a police presence. Demonstrations can occur prior to the beginning of the official campaign season. While the vast ...
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