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2019 Presidential Elections: Transparent & Credible

On February 3, 2019, El Salvador held a transparent and credible democratic process to elect the next President of their country.  As part of the international observers, the U.S. Embassy deployed 56 U.S. Embassy officials as observers to each of  the 14 departments across El Salvador. We joined the ranks of the 2,102 international observers ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (February 1, 2019) Location: El Salvador, Country-wide. Event: Sunday, February 3, 2019, is Election Day in El Salvador. The U.S. Embassy anticipates large groups of people will gather at the various polling stations and that travel will be impacted by concentrated vehicular and pedestrian traffic, especially in and ...
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Migrant Protection Protocols

Homeland Security Release Date: January 24, 2019   MIGRANT PROTECTION PROTOCOLS “We have implemented an unprecedented action that will address the urgent humanitarian and security crisis at the Southern border. This humanitarian approach will help to end the exploitation of our generous immigration laws. The Migrant Protection Protocols represent a methodical commonsense approach, exercising long-standing ...
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Continuing U.S. Diplomatic Presence in Venezuela

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO January 23, 2019 Continuing U.S. Diplomatic Presence in Venezuela The United States stands with interim President Juan Guaido, the democratically elected National Assembly, and the people of Venezuela as they peacefully restore constitutional order to their country. We stand ready to ...
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