President Meets With Secretary General of the Organization of American States OAS

President Alejandro Giammattei continued his second day of work in Washington D.C. United States.

by Gerardo Rafael

Guatemala City, by AGN.- President Alejandro Giammattei met with the Secretary General of the Organization of American States OAS, Luis Almagro.

This meeting was held within the work visit carried out by the Guatemalan leader in Washington D.C, United States.

They spoke before the government participated in the signing of the agreement against Anti-Semitism and his intervention in the Protocolary Session of the Permanent Council of the OAS.

“We had a pleasant conversation about Guatemala’s progress in human rights, security and development,” mentioned the chief executive.


Subsequently, Almagro welcomed President Giammattei to the OAS Permanent Council meeting.

“His presence confirms their desire for integration, solidarity, regional cooperation, democratic strengthening, and peaceful solutions to disputes throughout the hemisphere. It ratifies the ideals of Guatemala in the Inter-American context.”  Almagro commented.


The head of the OAS agreed with the actions of the government of Guatemala regarding the fact that together we transform development, cooperation initiatives and joint work between the OAS and Guatemala.

He also acknowledged the country’s role in promoting international peace, emphasizing Guatemalan support in the face of the conflict that affects Ukraine.

“We are sure that together we will positively transform our region, together we will build better roads and together we will help materialize more rights for our citizens” added Almagro.


President Alejandro Giammattei began a working tour in Washington D.C, United States. He met with Alejandro Mayorkas, Secretary of Homeland Security of The United States.

On this, the president indicated that it was a constructive dialogue. He specified that they addressed issues of security and the fight against transnational crime, especially in the fight against drugs.

The Guatemalan president reiterated the request for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for migrants residing on the United States, whose file is in the Secretary of Homeland Security of this country.

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