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Message for U.S. Citizens: Absentee Voting Week is September 26-October 3

U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador Message for U.S. Citizens: Absentee Voting Week is September 26-October 3 September 19, 2016 Be an Active Voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2016 U.S. elections and participating in Absentee Voting Week! In many states, the voter registration deadline for the November 2016 elections is ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Worldwide Caution

As part of the State Department’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about relevant events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Current information suggests that terrorist groups continue to plan attacks in ...
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9/11 Victims Remembered

Americans and Salvadorans stood together on the fifteenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, to remember tragedy of that day and the lives lost.  Ambassador Jean Manes participated in a ceremony held by the Fire Department of El Salvador to honor the memory of firefighters who gave their lives doing rescue work after ...
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Violence Prevention Centers Inaugurated In Zacatecoluca

The Zacatecoluca Mayor’s Office and the U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), inaugurated today a Municipal Violence Prevention Center and four youth outreach centers as part of the municipality’s violence prevention plan, “Zacate, Committed!” The Zacatecoluca Municipal Prevention Center will provide citizens a “one-stop shop” for crime and violence prevention services, ...
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First National Police Athletic League Tournament Launched

In a colorful and festive atmosphere, the Embassy of the United States, the National Civilian Police and the “Patria Unida” Foundation launched on September 2nd, the Police Athletic League National Tournament “Heroes of El Salvador” at the Estadio Delicias, Santa Tecla. The champions of each of the Police Athletic Leagues (PAL) from Santa Ana, Lourdes-Colón, ...
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