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Collage of women's faces (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)

Inspired by America, they’re heading home with big plans

Women from Afghanistan, Egypt and Jordan are among 80 young leaders who spent the summer studying in the U.S. as part of a State Department program.
Police officer standing in front of classroom of students (U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa)

Transforming policing in Honduras

A new community policing strategy is having a big impact on crime in Honduras. Commander Lorenzo Pineda might be the most important figure in the reforms.
African women standing in a pit (Alaffia)

Creating jobs in Africa and the U.S. with the help of...

A company based in Washington state has helped to put traditional African beauty products like shea butter on the shelves of major American retailers.
Teenager working on robot (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)

Students built robots to enter this global competition

Teens from over 160 countries compete in a challenge aimed to inspire interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Hands weaving basket (© AP Images)

In photos: U.S.-Africa business partnerships flourish

Check out these U.S.-Africa business partnerships that have helped to increase trade between the U.S. and Africa by $10 billion since 2000.
President Trump posing with African leaders (© AP Images)

In their own words: The U.S.-Africa trade relationship

Check out what President Trump and other top officials are saying about U.S.-Africa trade.
Children reaching for inflated cartoon characters (State Dept./Ariel Flores)

Anti-gang program helps kids stay safe in the Americas

Some 160,000 Honduran youths have participated in a groundbreaking program aimed at reaching kids before gang recruiters do.