SPMAGTF Task Force in Petén

Ambassador Luis Arreaga traveled to Petén and Belize in a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter that is part of the vehicles used by theSPMAGTF Task Force organized by U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) for the humanitarian assistance exercises carried out in the country together with other partners in the region.

Part of the bilateral cooperation actions focused on training and attention to natural disasters and security. The presence of the Task Force in Petén coincided with the hurricane season in the region, which could generate situations that require their support in response to disasters. Members of the armies of the United States, Guatemala, Mexico, El Salvador, Honduras, Colombia and Peru participated in the exercise.

Fuerza de Tarea SPMAGTF