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Refurbished Police Stations Mean Happy Cops, Better Cops in Guatemala

USAID-Guatemala Director, Kevin Kelly (center), cuts the symbolic ribbon at the official reopening of the Villalobos II police substation in Villanueva, Guatemala. From left, National Civilian Police (PNC) Director, Telémaco Pérez; Police Reform Commissioner, Adela de Torrebiarte; USAID’s Kevin Kelly; BANTRAB President, Sergio Hernández; Minister of Government, Mauricio López Bonilla; and Villanueva Mayor, Edwin Escobar. Photo credit: USAID

USAID joined forces with a range of actors to improve the living and working conditions of policemen and policewomen. Read more >>

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Prevention & Youth are the Solution

The word of the day in Central America is prevención. A wide range of actors in the region—particularly in the “Northern Triangle” (Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador)— design and implement strategies and programs that focus on the prevention of crime, mainly aimed at youth. The premise behind prevention is that rising criminal activity and violence […]

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Q & A: Youth Movement to Fight Violence in Honduras

We interviewed Jorge Santiago Avila Corrales, a 25-yr old honor roll student at the National University of Honduras, about security concerns and the role of youth in Honduras. Read more >>

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Preventing and Responding to Gender-based Violence Globally

On Friday, I had the privilege to participate in a White House event to release the United States Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gender-based Violence Globally. Read more >>

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