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April 21, 2014

Supporting an Open and Inclusive Internet in Brazil

This week, we head to São Paulo, Brazil, to attend NETmundial , a global meeting of governments, entrepreneurs, academics, Internet… more
April 3, 2014

Progress in Haiti Towards the Global Goal of an #AIDSFreeGen

It’s been more than four years since a 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the island country of Haiti. These four years have… more
March 19, 2014

Women Leaders Creating a Safer Honduras

Young Hondurans love soccer and wanted to play on a field in Chamelecon. But the field and its surrounding areas… more
March 7, 2014

From Diamond Diplomacy to the Gold Standard

While successful people-to-people diplomacy always requires hard work and creativity, a little star power never hurts. So when recently-retired Major… more
March 5, 2014

Promoting Education on Biotechnology

Science plays an important role in U.S. foreign policy -- and the State Department has a deep bench of scientific… more
February 28, 2014

U.S. Support for Civilian Demining Promotes Security in Colombia

Deep in the Colombian countryside, tucked away amongst mountainous terrain, lays the town of Puerto Venus in the Nariño municipality.… more
January 17, 2014

Digital Economy Offers Opportunities for Growth in Mexico

My dear friend, FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, and I visited Mexico last week to conduct a series of meetings on… more
January 13, 2014

Haiti’s Recovery Won’t Happen Overnight

Each morning, the bulky, unwieldy vehicle navigates an uneven, rocky path that in some areas of Haiti is a common… more
January 3, 2014

TechCamp Mexico: Fighting Modern Slavery Through Technology

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month . During the past year, the Obama Administration hosted events on… more

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