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Truth, Justice and Development

Guatemalan citizens demand justice and truth. / USAID/Guatemala

Today is the International Day for the Dignity of Victims. USAID joins those honoring the victims and survivors of extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances, torture, sexual violence, mass displacement, and other rights violations.

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Transforming Cities Today for Equitable Societies Tomorrow

The Medellin metrocable, Colombia

Cities are here to stay. But when it comes to how we share them, USAID believes in one fundamental principle: Growing cities can help to drive inclusive development; but local governments, organizations and communities must work together to ensure that urban growth does not overwhelm the ability to deliver basic services, and that the benefits of urbanization are felt by society’s most vulnerable.

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Why the Arts and Youth Matter for LGBT Global Development

Arts and youth play a key role in international development. Read more >>

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Taking Our New Model of LGBT Inclusive Development to UNGA

An important part of this year’s UNGA agenda is inclusive development efforts to ensure equal access to foreign aid and the protection of the human rights of one of the world’s most vulnerable populations – lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. Read more >>

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Empowering LGBTI people in Colombia to Advocate for Their Own Rights

USAID Senior Advisor of Office of Innovation and Development Alliances shares her recent visits to Colombia, where she witnessed how USAID is supporting the LGBTI populations in the region so they can advocate for their own rights. Read more >>

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Neonatal Alliance Locks in on Largest Contributor to Under-5 Death in Latin America and the Caribbean

To prevent neonatal deaths in Latin America and the Caribbean, USAID, ministries of health in the region, NGOs, and professional associations, have formed the LAC Neonatal Alliance. Read more >>

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The LAC Effect: Addressing Inequalities to Save Lives

Assistant Administrator for Global Health reflects on the progress that USAID has made in the Latin America and Caribbean region in ending preventable child and maternal deaths. Read more >>

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A New Partnership to Support Colombia’s Coffee Farmers

Starbucks and USAID embarks on a new public-private partnership to help increase Colombian coffee yields and enhance livelihoods of Colombian farmers. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Empowering Afro-Colombian Communities

Our Photo of the Week comes from USAID/Colombia. Read more >>

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La Idea Initiative Seeks Entrepreneurs with Business Partnerships in Latin America

Last month, La Idea launched the La Idea Business Competition, an opportunity for innovative social entrepreneurs with breakthrough ideas to turn their business visions into reality. Read more >>

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