On June 22, 2011, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveled to Guatemala City to participate in the International Conference of Support for the Central American Security Strategy. Central American heads of state and international partners attended the conference. The Secretary’s participation in the Conference of Support, following the President’s visit to El Salvador in March, is a clear indication of the United States’ firm commitment to partner with Central American governments and the international community to address the underlying root causes of crime and citizen insecurity and to enhance the impact and effectiveness of our collective efforts in the region.
Secretary Clinton also visited Montego Bay, Jamaica, to meet with her Caribbean counterparts. Building on the June 2010 Caribbean Ministerial Meeting in Barbados, the Secretary reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to the region, and underscore our joint partnerships in enhancing citizen and regional security; promoting clean energy and combating climate change; promoting economic development; and strengthening democratic institutions.
06/22/2011 Remarks With Jamaican Foreign Minister Kenneth Baugh and St. Kitts and Nevis Deputy Prime Minister Sam Condor
06/22/2011 Remarks At the High-Level Caribbean-U.S. Conference
06/22/2011 Remarks at the Central American Security Conference (SICA)
06/20/2011 Preview of Secretary of State Clinton's Upcoming Travel to Guatemala and Jamaica [Spanish]
06/20/2011 Briefing on the Secretary's Upcoming Trip to Guatemala and Jamaica
06/22/2011 Joint Press Release on the U.S.-Caribbean Ministerial Meeting
06/22/2011 Advancing U.S.-Caribbean Energy and Climate Cooperation
06/21/2011 Joint Press Statement of Support for the Central American Security Strategy
06/20/2011 Secretary Clinton to Lead the U.S. Delegation to the International Conference of Support for the Central American Security Strategy on June 22
Public Schedule for June 22, 2011