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  • In Montevideo from November 7-9, Deputy Secretary Sherman met with senior government officials to discuss continued efforts to advance democratic governance and human rights in the region; reinforce U.S.-Uruguay economic, security, and counternarcotics cooperation; discuss climate and environmental protection issues; and engage on other matters reflecting the important U.S.-Uruguay bilateral relationship. The Deputy Secretary also met with renewable energy business leaders to advance clean energy cooperation.

  • Deputy Secretary Sherman then traveled to Lima from November 9-11. The Deputy Secretary met with senior government officials to discuss shared priorities, including democratic governance; growing bilateral opportunities for inclusive trade and investment; promoting and protecting human rights; prioritizing orderly and humane migration processes; the COVID-19 pandemic; and addressing the climate crisis. While in Lima, the Deputy Secretary also met with Indigenous community representatives and members of civil society.

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