Cielo Vista

Guatemala’s Pérez Molina to visit Costa Rica Friday

June 3, 2014

GUATEMALA CITY – Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina announced this week an official visit to Costa Rica on Friday to meet with President Luis Guillermo Solís and to discuss bilateral relations.

“The issues on the table are trade, the environment, tourism and culture,” Pérez Molina told reporters during a tour of rain-damaged areas in the southern department of Escuintla.

The Guatemalan president added that he would continue discussions about promoting cultural issues that were begun under Costa Rica’s former president, Laura Chinchilla.

In San José, Solís said he also planned to discuss regional integration and other issues. We should expect the two presidents to discuss drug trafficking and cartel-related violence in the region as well.

Pérez Molina and Solís will meet Friday morning, and later the Guatemalan president will lunch with representatives of Costa Rica’s three government branches.

Pérez Molina will become the first head of state to visit Solís since he took office on May 8.

Facebook Comments

You may be interested

Slothy Sunday: Just hanging out
Sloth Sundays
17 views
Sloth Sundays
17 views

Slothy Sunday: Just hanging out

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 26, 2019

Last week, Denise Gillen, a sloth nanny from the Toucan Rescue Ranch, shared the story of Bon Jovi, a sloth…

Twice as nice: Güity wins second gold at Grand Prix
Costa Rica
19 views
Costa Rica
19 views

Twice as nice: Güity wins second gold at Grand Prix

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 25, 2019

A day after he placed himself atop the world rankings with his time in the 200-meter T64 at the 2019…

Costa Rica obtains $500 million from CAF for fiscal support
Costa Rica
52 views
Costa Rica
52 views

Costa Rica obtains $500 million from CAF for fiscal support

AFP and The Tico Times - May 25, 2019

The Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) on Friday granted a $500 million credit to Costa Rica to support the…

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!