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April 15, 2011

Within Central America a rapidly deteriorating security situation has led to significantly decreased levels of citizen safety, fueled in part by the social and economic exclusion of large parts of the population. The U.S. government has developed a new vision on how to assist Central American governments as they work to address this critical issue. This new vision of citizen security is based on three pillars: 1) helping vulnerable youth integrate into society; 2) fighting the corrosive effects of illegal trafficking; 3) and strengthening democratic institutions that are crucial to the rule of law.

 

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