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Raising the Bar, Honduran Singer Fights Violence through Music

Musician Eduardo Umanzor is inspiring young fans to take pride in their communities through uplifting songs. / Photo Courtesy Eduardo Umanzor

Honduran pop singer writes inspiring songs for USAID’s outreach centers, which help bring brighter opportunities to at-risk youth in Central American communities plagued by violence.

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Burgers and Business Give At-Risk Honduran Youth Hope

Chuy with his mother and sister in their kitchen, where his burger business is based. / David Snyder, Creative Associates International

The stigma associated with being a former gang member or living in a violent neighborhood can prevent youth from getting jobs in established businesses. A USAID program helps them reintegrate into society through entrepreneurship.

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Photo of the Week: Improving Nutrition in Honduras

Mothers in Honduras are being taught how to prepare more nutritious food for their undernourished children through USAID ACCESO program. Read more >>

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“American” Values, Global Service

A newcomer to USAID/ASHA explores the program’s global impact and partnerships. Read more >>

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Why Women’s Leadership Matters in a Macho World

Women in Central America are instrumental to help achieve peace in their communities by bringing diverse perspectives, mobilizing a variety of community actors, and ensuring that all citizens have their security concerns heard. Read more >>

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Shoulder to Shoulder: Delivering Real Results for Women and Girls

Yesterday USAID was proud to host the International Women of Courage awardees. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Reaching out to Youth in Latin America

Deputy Administrator Donald Steinberg traveled with Assistant Administrator Mark Feierstein to Honduras, Guatemala, and Mexico Read more >>

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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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Ask the Expert: Enrique Roig, Coordinator for Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI) at USAID

We interviewed Enrique Roig from our Latin America and Caribbean Bureau to discuss his work on citizen security in Central America. Can you describe the security situation in Central America? Violence levels in Central America are among the highest in the world – there are an estimated 900 gangs with a total of 70,000 members in […]

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World Summit Celebrates People of African Descent in the Americas

Originally posted on DipNote, the U.S. Department of State official blog. A warm “Buiti achuluruni” was the Garifuna welcome for the more than 1,000 participants who traveled to La Ceiba, Honduras, to attend the first World Summit of African Descendants. The World Summit of African Descendants: Integral and Sustainable Development with Identity was organized by […]

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