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Pathways to Prosperity Innovation Challenge

Challenge will award funding and support to high-impact solutions that help SMEs in Latin America grow and succeed. The U.S. Department of State has partnered with World Environment Center to launch the Pathways to Prosperity Innovation Challenge. The mission of this challenge is to discover and reward local, high-impact solutions that help small, and medium-sized ...
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U.S. Exhibits Aircraft and Hosts Trade Pavilion at FIDAE 2014

Once again, the United States is participating in the International Air and Space show, FIDAE 2014, that is taking place in Santiago from March 25 to 30. The U.S. is hosting a trade pavilion comprised of more than 75 exhibitors, representing civil and commercial aviation, defense, homeland security, maintenance, aerospace technologies, and airport services. In ...
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U.S. Senator Tom Harkin Leads Congressional Delegation to Visit Chile

United States Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) is leading a delegation to Chile March 16-19 on a visit that will include stops throughout South America. Senator Harkin is Chairman of the Senate Health, Education Labor & Pension (HELP) Committee. The delegation also includes Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Bernard Sanders (I-VT); Representatives George Miller (D-11th/CA) and ...
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Vice President Joe Biden announces DHS will accelerate the implementation of the VWP for Chile

On Monday, March 10, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden announced that the Department of Homeland Security will accelerate the implementation of Chile’s participation in the Visa Waiver Program. The Vice President made the announcement in Santiago after meeting with President Sebastian Piñera. Vice President Biden declared that, starting on March 31, eligible Chilean passport holders ...
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