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Central America Prosperity Project

Stronger economies in Central America will reduce immigration pressures on our borders and expand markets for U.S. exports.

Bringing together experienced Central American leaders with the emerging generation of leaders for a series of focused discussions on the efforts the region has made over the past two decades.

Growth through free trade markets and regional integration would build stronger economies in Central America and reduce immigration pressures on our borders. Stronger economies in the region would expand markets for U.S. exports and become a powerful example of successful globalization, competitiveness, and improved governance.

In 2018, we convened emerging and experienced leaders from El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala who shared insights regarding both progress and hindrances over the past two decades to achieving sustained economic growth in the region. The group considered pending reforms, potential strategies for emerging leaders, and opportunities to collaborate with key partners in the region and in the United States. In subsequent sessions, we will consider how to carry out these strategies.

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