April 24, 2020: Briefing on Developments in the Western Hemisphere

Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs led a special briefing on developments in the Americas that touched on a number of topics, including the coronavirus crisis in Ecuador, a political crisis in Guyana, increased pressure on Maduro in Venezuela, and the concerning authoritarian actions of President Bekele in El Salvador. MR BROWN:  … Continue reading April 24, 2020: Briefing on Developments in the Western Hemisphere

October 16, 2019: United States Resumes Targeted U.S. Foreign Assistance for El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the United States will resume foreign assistance funding to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. The Trump administration halted foreign aid to the Northern Triangle countries in Central America in order to put leverage on the countries to crack down on immigration to the United States. Today the Department … Continue reading October 16, 2019: United States Resumes Targeted U.S. Foreign Assistance for El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

March 2, 2001: Relief and Reconstruction Assistance for El Salvador

President George W. Bush made the following statement after meeting with Salvadoran President Francisco Flores on March 2, 2001. Bush pledged more than $100 million in aid to El Salvador to rebuild after a 7.6 magnitude quake killed nearly 1,000, injured more than 5,000, and destroyed or damaged nearly 500,000 buildings. Landslide during the 2001 … Continue reading March 2, 2001: Relief and Reconstruction Assistance for El Salvador

Acusaciones de Corrupción Plagan Selección de Fiscal General en El Salvador

Este artículo fue escrito por Héctor Silva Ávalos y originalmente publicado por Insight Crime en noviembre 19, 2018 . Se reproduce aquí bajo CC BY-NC 3.0. Varios de los candidatos a convertirse en el nuevo fiscal general de El Salvador y de los diputados responsables de elegirlo tienen cuentas pendientes con el Estado, lo cual pone en riesgo … Continue reading Acusaciones de Corrupción Plagan Selección de Fiscal General en El Salvador