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OPIC delegation visits energy projects in El Salvador

In February 2019, a delegation from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) visited El Salvador to monitor progress on two important energy projects: Energía del Pacífico natural gas plant and the AES El Salvador Bósfiro solar energy project. The Energía del Pacifico project represents a total investment of $800 million from OPIC. The AES project ...
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Secretary Nielsen Statement on New Migrant ‘Caravan’

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 5, 2019 Secretary Nielsen Statement on New Migrant ‘Caravan’ WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen released the following statement on the new migrant ‘caravan’ that arrived at the Southern Border of the United States: “Approximately 2,000 ...
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Kenyan Government Faces Backlash After Chinese Contract Leaks

WASHINGTON — The Kenyan government is  struggling to respond  to revelations that a multi-billion dollar contract with China may imperil its sovereignty, according to The Daily Nation newspaper. Details of the loan for the Standard Gauge Railway, Kenya’s largest infrastructure project since independence, emerged Sunday when The Nation  published excerpts  from a 2014 contract between the Export-Import Bank of China and ...
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Presidential Elections in El Salvador

For Immediate Release  STATEMENT BY ROBERT PALLADINO, DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON February 4, 2019 Presidential Elections in El Salvador The United States congratulates Nayib Bukele on his election as the next president of the Republic of El Salvador.  We salute the Salvadoran people for their commitment to democracy and their participation in a successful election. The United ...
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