Guatemala City, by Yuliza Muñoz -AGN- The Vice President of the United States, Kamala Harris, reaffirmed her country’s commitment to continue working together to ensure the stability of Guatemala.
During a phone call to the President-elect and Vice President-elect, the U.S. official urged them to continue with the cooperation promoted by the administration of President Alejandro Giammattei.
Vice President Harris stated that the United States Government aims to continue working with Guatemala to address issues that allow for the country’s development. An official statement issued by the White House stated that the American Vice President emphasized their commitment to further economic growth and stability for the people of Guatemala as well as the preservation of Guatemala’s democratic values and institutions.
Work for Democracy
Various U.S. government officials have recognized the current administration’s efforts to safeguard democracy in Guatemala.
Recently, the United States Ambassador to the Organization of American States, Francisco Mora, mentioned that his country seeks to work hand in hand with Guatemala to protect and defend democracy in the Americas.
During an extraordinary session of the Permanent Council of the OAS, Ambassador Mora underscored that the United States and Guatemala have strong ties among our citizens and that both countries desire democracy, prosperity, and human rights. Ambassador Mora’s remarks highlighted that collaboration and cooperation between the United States and Guatemala improve the lives of citizens in both countries and the lives of all citizens throughout the Americas.
The relationship between Guatemala and the United States began in January 1849 and has resulted in 174 years of friendship and cooperation. During this time and throughout several events, both nations have remained committed to collaborating and fostering well-being.