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President Obama’s Initiative Provides $100,000 in Grants to Mexican Universities

Mexico City, March 10, 2014 – Innovative plans to expand international student mobility by ten universities across Latin America were recognized with $25,000 capacity-building grants as part of President Obama’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas initiative.  Four of the ten winning universities were from Mexico, a clear sign of the U.S. government’s engagement and support ...
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Second Annual International Anti-Gang Conference and Training Commences in Mexico City

Mexico City, March 10, 2014 – Today the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security launched the second annual International Anti-Gang Conference and Training in Mexico City.  The week-long training includes over 300 participants from throughout the region including law enforcement officials from Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Panama, Costa Rica ...
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U.S.-Mexico Bilateral Forum on Higher Education, Innovation, and Research Working Group Discusses Potential of Cooperation on Higher Education in Bord

Mexico City, March 6, 2014 – On March 5 and 6, over 90 U.S. and Mexican government, private sector, civil society and higher education representatives met at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) to discuss the potential of the border region for binational higher education cooperation and exchanges.  The working group discussed ways ...
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U.S. Embassy Resident Legal Advisor Calls on Communities to Help Prevent Human Trafficking

Tlaxcala, March 6, 2014 – At a Trafficking in Persons (TIP) forum held by El Centro Fray Julian Garces Derechos Humanos y Desarrolllo, Resident Legal Advisor from the U.S. Embassy Janet Turnbull spoke about the causes of human trafficking and the importance of coordination between the U.S. and Mexican governments to the prevention and prosecution ...
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