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The U.S. Strategy for Central America and Southern Mexico

December 18, 2018 The U.S. Strategy for Central America and Southern Mexico  The United States, in partnership with the government of Mexico, is committed to promoting a safer and more prosperous Central America by enhancing security, governance, and economic prosperity that can create greater opportunities and benefits for the people of the region and help ...
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US Embassy and HALO Trust destroy more than 24,000 small arms ammunition

On December 11, 2018, the U.S. Embassy in El Salvador funded the destruction of 24,306 small arms ammunition carried out by the organization Hazardous Areas Life-Support Operations (HALO) Trust and the Armed Forces of El Salvador. The small arms were confiscated from various criminal groups by the Department of Confiscations and Storage Control of the Logistics ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo on the Human Rights Day

December 10, 2018 Statement by Secretary Pompeo – Human Rights Day Seventy years ago, the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Emerging from a world war that shocked humanity with its cruelty, the sovereign nations of the world united to specify those rights that are inherent to all persons, and committed to their ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo about International Anticorruption Day

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Statement by Secretary Pompeo December 7, 2018 International Anticorruption Day Corruption facilitates transnational crime, fuels terrorism, obstructs economic growth and development, weakens the rule of law, and undermines democracy. Ultimately, it endangers our national security. That is why, as we look ahead to International Anticorruption ...
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