The stigma and discrimination faced by people living with HIV/AIDS continues to be a roadblock for access to critical prevention and care. Yet every day I see significant steps that are being taken to overcome this obstacle, especially efforts led by USAID.
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USAID in the News
A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of September 16, 2013.
How Rap Music is Saving Lives in the Caribbean
The Youth Emergency Action Committees program led by Catholic Relief Services with support from USAID is one that transforms teens into disaster-preparedness leaders. Read more >>
FrontLines Feature: Community Members and Police Take Back Jamaica’s Streets
As a community-based policing project comes to a close after more than six years, the partnership between police and citizens offers a crime-crushing model for the Caribbean. Read more >>
New Mission Director Sworn in for Jamaica
Denise A. Herbol was sworn in on Friday, November 4, 2011 as the Mission Director for USAID’s mission in Kingston, Jamaica. Herbol, a career Senior Foreign Service Officer, leaves her post as Senior Deputy Mission Director for USAID’s mission in Islamabad, Pakistan. Ms. Herbol has been with the Agency since 1987 and has served in […]
From the Field
In Kingston, Jamaica we will celebrate Reading Week. As part of the celebration, Jamaica’s Mission Director will take time to read to a class of children. I-PLEDGE is an initiative of Grace Kennedy Money Services (GKMS) through the brand Western Union, which seeks to support the development of primary education by improving literacy, particularly reading. […]
From the Field
In Nepal, to commemorate International Women’s Day, thousands of Nepalese women marched the streets to promote women as international leaders. Check out the video here. In Jamaica, we will begin activities to highlight the dissemination of the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) Democracy Survey. In Madagascar, we will sign a three-year agreement with Catholic […]