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Harris to visit Guatemala and Mexico for talks on migration, economy

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Vice President Kamala Harris attends a meeting with CEOs from companies that are engaged with the Northern Triangle in Washington U.S., May 27, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo

Vice President Kamala Harris’ first trip to Guatemala and Mexico, which aims to lower migration from the region, will focus on areas such as economic development, climate and food insecurity and women’s issues, her advisers said.

Harris will land in Guatemala on Sunday and be in the country until Monday evening, senior adviser Symone Sanders told reporters on a call. She will then fly to Mexico on June 8, where she will spend the day before returning to Washington in the evening, Sanders said.

Harris will build on topics previously discussed with leaders in Guatemala and Mexico such as securing the border and leading trade missions to the region, her advisers said.

Sanders said there are “three key focuses we will lay out: economic development, climate and food insecurity and…

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