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June 29, 2021

USAID’s Power Talks Northern Triangle, Tigray, COVID-19 ... and with Pop Star The Weeknd

Generating hope in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. Calling out looming famine in Tigray. Hailing the increase in U.S. COVID vaccine global distributions. Administrator Samantha Power had a packed schedule this month, which included her first international trip as USAID’s chief. She visited all three Northern Triangle countries where she met with heads of state, civil society leaders, and people who USAID has helped thrive in their home countries. Virtual meetings helped elevate the conversation about conditions in Tigray. And, Power heralded the Biden Administration’s plan to distribute more than half a billion COVID-19 vaccines around the world -- including during an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

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