PM Barrow discusses regional security with President Calderon of Mexico
Saturday, November 17th, 2012
Press Release – Government of Belize – November 16, 2012 – Prime Minister Barrow met with President Calderon on Monday at Los Pinos, the official Presidential Residence, in Mexico City to discuss regional security. Also present at the breakfast meeting were President of Costa Rica Laura Chinchilla and Honduran President Porfirio Lobos.
A Joint Declaration on strengthening of cooperation against organized transnational crime was presented at the end of the meeting in which the countries “Reaffirm their commitment of their Governments to tackle and combat more effectively and with determination, these scourges, on the basis of the principle of shared and differentiated common responsibility, through international cooperation mechanisms that are complementary to respective national efforts.”
Prime Minister Dean Barrow was accompanied by resident Ambassador to Mexico H.E Oliver del Cid, Minister Counsellor Ms. Ardelle Sabido and Major Oscar Mira.
President Calderon leaves office at the end of November, 2012 and hands power over to President Elect Pena Nieto on the 1st of December, 2012.