Growth In The Americas

As the wall goes up, illegal immigration goes down

The border wall at the U.S. southern border works alongside cooperation with Central American governments to ensure a legal immigration process.
Man talking to men and women in a field (USDA Foreign Agricultural Service)

Satellites protect farms in the U.S. and Panama

Storms or drought can cost Panamanian rice farmers a season's work. See how the U.S. is helping Panama to use satellite data to protect its farmers.
Safety personnel standing outside of a liquefied natural gas hub terminal (© Arnulfo Franco/AP Images)

U.S. initiative strengthens economic growth in the Americas

Learn more about the U.S. government's plan to bring jobs and economic growth to North, Central and South America through energy and infrastructure.
Woman outside putting compost in containers (© Geoazul)

This startup helps the environment … and its workers

An innovative Panamanian startup supports women in business, provides jobs for paroled prisoners and helps to recycle organic waste.
Woman carrying child crossing a river (© David Peinado/NurPhoto/Getty Images)

The cost of human smuggling

As more families are migrating to the U.S.-Mexico border from Central America, human smugglers are primed to exploit their vulnerability.
People posing for photo at lookout point (© Gustavo Garello/AP Images)

U.S. approves $400M of financing for Argentina’s road network

U.S. financing is projected to improve the amount of goods flowing through Argentina, road safety, and trade with neighboring Chile.
United States and Honduras flags with sky with clouds background (© Shutterstock)

U.S. and Honduras address migration challenges

The United States and Honduras have signed four arrangements over the past week to address irregular mass migration and to protect families seeking asylum.
Flags of United States and El Salvador (© Shutterstock)

El Salvador and U.S. sign cooperative agreement on asylum

The United States and El Salvador signed an asylum agreement to curb human trafficking and provide a humane solution to the issue of migration.
Woman holding child next to passing train (© Marco Ugarte/AP Images)

President Trump: ‘Do not put your children in danger’

President Trump laid out the perils of making the border crossing from Central America and vowed to further clamp down on human smuggling and trafficking.