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During a visit to Washington D.C. on Wednesday, Oct. 10, Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Luis Videgaray and Mexican Secretary of Gobernación (Segob) Alfonso Navarrete, in conjunction with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, U.S. Secretary of State Michael  Pompeo and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen, announced that Mexico and the United States will cohost the second Conference for Prosperity and Security in Central America (CPSCA) on Oct. 11 and Oct. 12.

President Juan Orlando Hernández of Honduras, President Jimmy Morales of Guatemala, and Vice President Óscar Samuel Ortiz Ascencio of El Salvador will participate in the event as part of a joint effort to strengthen security, prosperity and governance in the Northern Triangle countries of Central America.

The conference will review progress on joint projects to augment efforts in these critical areas and address the drivers of illegal immigration.

It is worth noting that among the six participating nations in the CPSCA are four of the world’s most violent countries.



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