USAID Administrator Samantha Power travels to Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release

Friday, June 11, 2021
Office of Press Relations
press@usaid.gov

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Samantha Power will travel to Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala from June 13-17 to advance USAID’s efforts to help address the governance, economic, and security challenges that are driving Central Americans to migrate north.

While in the region, Administrator Power will deliver a speech on democracy and meet with civil society representatives, governments, and business leaders to underscore the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to fight corruption and support civil society. The Administrator’s itinerary also includes meetings with youth and marginalized groups, as well as visits to USAID economic growth and agriculture programs. In addition, the Administrator will visit people affected by severe drought and Hurricanes Eta and Iota, and will meet with families receiving humanitarian assistance from USAID.