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U.S. Funded Police Athletic League Opens in Zacatecoluca

The U.S. Embassy in El Salvador and the Ministry of Public Security and Justice inaugurated a new Police Athletic League (PAL) in Zacatecoluca. This program is being implemented by the Embassy’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), the National Civilian Police (PNC) and Patria Unida Foundation. “This program has been so successful ...
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“Justice for My Sister” Takes On Gender Violence in El Salvador

Four-hundred and fifty young men and women in El Salvador faced the provocative question of American filmmaker Kimberly Bautista: Who is responsible in cases of violence against women, the perpetrator or the victim? The answer was summarized simply by Veronica Sandoval, 22, a journalism student at the Catholic University of El Salvador (UNICAES): The person ...
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Ambassador Jean Manes Arrives in El Salvador

Ambassador Jean Manes arrived in El Salvador on Tuesday, March 29th at noon, ready to assume her position as US Ambassador.  A US Embassy delegation led by Deputy Chief of Mission Michael Barkin greeted her at the Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdamez International Airport. Upon her arrival she met Salvadoran media and offered brief ...
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Jean Manes Sworn In as US Ambassador to El Salvador

Jean Manes was sworn in Washington D.C. as US Ambassador to El Salvador. Prior to confirmation, Ambassador Manes served as the Principal Deputy Coordinator of the Office of International Information Programs of the US Department of State. Previously, Ambassador Manes was the Director of Resources for the Undersecretary of Public Diplomacy.  Ambassador Manes has worked ...
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