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Video of the Week: “Artisans in El Salvador Flourish”

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The USAID’s program has contributed with technical assistance to help the artisans secure sales with SIMAN, as well as innovating and improving their design, production and distribution processes.

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The Bright Side of Taxes: More than Just a Headache

Click to read USAID's Detailed Guidelines for Improved Tax Administration in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Today, USAID released new guidelines to improve tax administration in Latin America and the Caribbean. Read more >>

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Qualcomm and USAID Working to Expand Access to Mobile Technology for the Public Good

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Qualcomm and USAID have a long history of working together throughQualcomm Wireless Reach. We are looking forward to continuing our initiatives to bring access to mobile technology to underserved communities around the world.

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Photo of the Week: Helping Youth in El Salvador

Assistant Administrator for Latin America and the Caribbean Mark Feierstein with youth in El Salvador. Photo Credit: Juan Quintero, U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section

USAID Assistant Administrator for Latin America and the Caribbean Mark Feierstein joins youth from San Martin in sports activities organized in their municipalities as part of their crime prevention projects. Read more >>

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Q&A with the U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, Mari Carmen Aponte

Ambassador Mari Carmen Aponte. Photo credit: State Department

U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, Mari Carmen Aponte, answers questions about the new partnership to combat citizen insecurity and strengthen municipal responses to crime and violence in 50 dangerous communities in El Salvador. Read more >>

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Trilateral Development: “We” Is Much Bigger Than “Us”

Mark Lopes is deputy assistant administrator for Latin America and Caribbean

Success for Latin America and the Caribbean means that the USAID must work itself out of a job. Read more >>

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Putting People at the Heart of Resilience

Since 2000, it is estimated that floods, cyclones, tsunamis, earthquakes and other natural hazards have cost the world more than $1 trillion. These disasters have triggered significant social, ecological and economic devastation well beyond their immediate points of impact. Read more >>

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El Salvador Makes the Grade in Universal Primary Education

I live in the Zaragoza region, one of the poorest areas in central El Salvador. We have limited economic development opportunities for our people, yet one of the highest rates of population density in the country.

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MDG Countdown: Working to Fulfill A Global Promise

Great progress is being made toward achieving the Millenium Development Goals, and the global community can be inspired by the innovations and successes we are seeing around the world.

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Q&A with the First Lady of El Salvador Vanda Pignato

The Impact Blog interviewed the First Lady of El Salvador Vanda Pignato about development issues important to her in El Salvador.  First Lady, I know you are very passionate about women’s rights. How are you raising the profile of this issue in El Salvador? As Secretary for Social Inclusion, one of the main goals during my mandate […]

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