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INL Showcases Anti-Gang Efforts in Central America at United Nations

Across the United States and in many countries, criminal gangs are a growing threat to the safety and prosperity of communities. President Trump has issued an executive order to strengthen efforts across the interagency to combat transnational criminal organizations, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions has identified transnational gangs such as Mara Salvatrucha (also known as ...
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Graduation of DISETUR Agents supported by Access ex-grantees

Former students of the Access Microscholarship Program have worked for three years to support the professionalization of National Civil Police officers who are part of DISETUR with English classes to strengthen their service to tourism in Guatemala. This year, a group of 120 agents from Sololá, Quetzaltenango, Cobán, Esquipulas and the Capital City graduated from ...
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4th of July Celebration

Ambassador Todd Robinson led the celebration of United States Independence Day. The celebration began with a unique New York-style proposal, in which Ambassador Robinson, Deputy Chief of Mission Charisse Phillips and Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guatemala, Ana María Diéguez, approached the stage by simulating A trip in the famous yellow cabs. This year ...
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