Guatemala (i/ˌɡwɑːtᵻˈmɑːləˌɡwæ-ˌɡɑː-/GWAH-tə-MAH-lə, GWAT-ə-MAH-lə or GAH-tə-MAH-lə; Spanish:[gwateˈmala]), officially the Republic of Guatemala (Spanish:República de Guatemala), is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize to the northeast, the Caribbean to the east, Honduras to the east and El Salvador to the southeast. With an estimated population of around 15.8 million, it is the most populous state in Central America. A representative democracy, Guatemala's capital and largest city is Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción, also known as Guatemala City.
Harris, who visited Guatemala and Mexico this week as part of her first foreign visit in office, was dogged for her entire trip with questions about going to surveil the situation at the US-Mexico border in person ... Guatemala — 1,308 miles away from the US-Mexico crossing.
The comments from the congressman, whose district at the southern tip of Texas borders Mexico, come as Vice PresidentKamala Harris concludes her first overseas trip since assuming office ... southern border, ramping up pressure on the White House as Harris continues to face bipartisan criticism for remarks made in Guatemala on her first foreign trip.
TECUN UMAN, GUATEMALA – When Vice PresidentKamala Harris was in the country earlier this week, she talked a lot about corruption ... You need one if you want to drive the highways of Guatemala... That required a drive of about 250 miles, not a big deal on America’s freeways but a grueling ordeal in Guatemala.
Vice PresidentKamala Harris traveled to Guatemala and Mexico earlier this week to discuss the root causes of migration with the countries' leaders ... The task force progress report submitted to the president last week shows only seven children have successfully been reunited since Biden took office.
Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) on Thursday called on PresidentBiden and Vice PresidentHarris to visit the southern border amid a spike in border crossings and criticism over remarks Harris made about immigration during a trip to Guatemala... during her trip to Guatemala, and garnered criticism from progressives when she said “Do not come.