Ambassador Arreaga and Mayor Quiñónez present the “Prosperous Neighborhood” program

Ambassador Arreaga and Mayor Quiñónez met to reaffirm the cooperative relationship between the Municipality of Guatemala and U.S. Department of State: Bureau of Intl Narcotics & Law Enforcement (INL) with the launching of the Prosperous Neighborhood program and the signing of a letter of understanding between both institutions.

This program will focus on strengthening communities and improving public spaces for Guatemalan families to enjoy and invest their time in safe neighborhoods. It will also work to offer opportunities to young people that allow them to develop leadership skills, to strengthen tools of prosperity within the communities for the next generations.

The Ambassador announced that the U.S. will invest in 2019, through INL, up to a maximum of US $ 1.5 million in theProsperous Neighborhood project that seeks to strengthen the citizen security of Guatemalans in the Capital City.