• Michelle Marchante

Pence: U.S. is with Northern Triangle

Updated: Jun 21, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence delivers his keynote address at the Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America in the GC Ballrooms. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Department’s of State Flickr.

Michelle Marchante/News Director

Government officials from the United States, Mexico and Central America discussed drug trafficking, gang violence, infrastructure and immigration at the Modesto Maidique campus on Thursday, June 15.

The Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America was co-hosted by U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray, Interior Secretary Osorio Chong and Secretary of Finance José Antonio Meade Kuribeña.

Besides Tillerson and Kelly, Vice President Mike Pence, President Jimmy Morales of Guatemala, President Juan Orlando Hernández of Honduras, Vice President Oscar Ortiz of El Salvador and Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs Luis Videgaray, also attended the event.

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