Barbados And Guatemala Explore Ties

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Matters regarding the impact of drugs on societies and the management of UNESCO Heritage sites were among the areas discussed, when Guatemala???s Ambassador, Giovanni Castillo, paid a courtesy call on Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean.

During the meeting, they discussed a range of diplomatic issues aimed at strengthening the existing ties between the two countries.??The Ambassador also mentioned the importance of the upcoming General Assembly in his country.

In this connection, Senator McClean said the Assembly was ???sufficiently important for us not only nationally but hemispherically [because] the issue of drugs is so critical given its negative impact on the development of our economies.??? Barbados and Guatemala established diplomatic ties on January 27, 1992.

julie.carrington@barbados.gov.bb

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