Growth In The Americas

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U.S. and Guatemala sign Asylum Cooperation Agreement

Learn more about the Asylum Cooperation Agreement between the U.S. and Guatemala and what it means for future relations between the two countries.
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Pompeo praises El Salvador for ‘leading the way’

Secretary Pompeo supports El Salvador's new president, Nayib Bukele, in fighting gangs and building prosperity to reduce illegal immigration.
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U.S. donates lifesaving aircraft to Honduras

The Honduran Air Force now uses U.S.-built aircraft for rescue missions, humanitarian assistance and efforts to disrupt narcotrafficking.
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U.S. investment in Guatemala helps new homebuyers

Getting a home loan in Guatemala is easier thanks to a new U.S. investment program committed to building a safer and more prosperous Central America.
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Helping to power homes in El Salvador

El Salvador's growing energy demands will be met, in part, with 10 new solar energy plants that the U.S. is helping to finance.
Military men in a speedboat (Luis Valladares/U.S. Embassy Guatemala)

U.S. promotes security with Central American partners

Admiral Craig S. Faller, commander of U.S. Southern Command, visited Central America recently to highlight U.S. security partnerships in the region.
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The BUILD Act makes room for fair deals

In 2019, a new government agency will open an untapped pipeline for investment from the U.S. private sector to low- and middle-income countries.
Luis posing for portrait (Thomas Cristofoletti for USAID)

A guiding hand steers teen from gangs back to family

Honduran teenager Luis' life and future hung in the balance in a gang- and drug-infested neighborhood before a USAID program set him on a new path.
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Honduran youth leaders seek to discourage emigration

Tired of seeing friends and family leave the country for work, youth leaders in Honduras are using storytelling to convince people not to emigrate.