"The problem, according to both U.S. officials and analysts, is twofold: first, the current level of funding is insufficient, and, second, the governmental agencies and institutions that the USAID funds are being channeled into must be reformed to avoid corruption and mismanagement.
“The question is, 'Is there a strategic plan that deals with both accountability and transparency?'” Cynthia Arnson, the Latin American Program director at the Woodrow Wilson Center, asked. “You can’t just deal with the security problem in isolation.”
One of the main goals of CARSI is to strengthen law enforcement institutions throughout Central America."
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