US Backs Guatemala Crime Prevention Project

    The United States has signed a

    with Guatemala to help the Latin American country prevent crime and address its serious security situation. The project will help strengthen the capacities of local authorities to prevent gang activity and minimize delinquency.

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    • Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.