Aid to El Salvador slow progress in developing a national civilian police : report to Congressional requesters by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C .

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  • Police -- El Salvador,
  • Police training -- El Salvador,
  • Economic assistance, American -- El Salvador -- Evaluation,
  • Economic assistance -- El Salvador,
  • El Salvador -- Politics and government -- 1979-

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StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office. National Security and International Affairs Division., United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs.
The Physical Object
Pagination10 p. ;
Number of Pages10
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Open LibraryOL14538477M

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USAID’s assistance program to El Salvador recognizes that the security and economic growth of the Central American region impact the United States. In alignment with U.S. Government foreign policy objectives, USAID addresses the drivers of illegal immigration by working with the government and people of El Salvador for a country that is more prosperous, self-reliant and.

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U.S. President Jimmy Carter suspended aid to El Salvador, but he later reinstated it. The earliest investigations were condemned as whitewash attempts by the later ones, and in time, a Commission on the Truth for El Salvador was appointed by the United Nations to investigate who gave the orders, who knew about it, and who covered it up.

In the early ‘80s, El Salvador was receiving more such aid than any country except for Egypt and Israel, and the embassy staff was nearly as large as that in New Delhi. Óscar Martínez on why El Salvador is a 'good place to kill' He has since returned to El Salvador and now has a new book The US sends hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador.

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El Salvador is marked by extreme differences in income, she found. Whilefamilies million of the country’s 5 million people--live on $1 a day or less, families earn $10, a. Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed accountability for and controls over U.S.

military and economic assistance to El Salvador, to determine: (1) whether any assistance was subject to misuse or diversion; and (2) what accountability and controls are in found that: (1) the United States has provided $ billion in economic and military aid to El Salvador.

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The Reagan administration decided it could solve the problem of El Salvador's civil war by giving covert aid to rebels fighting the Sandinistas. The results were grim.The Reagan administration faces a hard fight in gathering congressional support over the long haul for its plans to increase aid to El : Daniel Southerland.

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