The growing challenges to security as to overcome the growing challenges to security including illicit arms and drug trafficking, criminal gangs, and the associated crime and violence.
1SICA is the Spanish acronym for the Central American Integration System. SICA member states include Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. The Dominican Republic is an associate member state and Mexico is an observer state to SICA.
-05/07/10 Remarks: Third U.S.-Central America Dialogue on Security; Assistant Secretary Arturo Valenzuela, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Panama City, Panama
-05/07/10 SICA-U.S. Statement on Haiti and Chile
-05/07/10 Final Communique: Third U.S.-Central America Dialogue on Security