Official Meetings in Chiapas

Ambassador Wayne travelled to Chiapas where he had the opportunity to meet with Chiapas Governor Manuel Velasco Coello, Secretary of the Environment Carlos Morales Vázquez, General Director of the Consejo Estatal para la Cultura y las Artes de Chiapas (CONECULTA) Juan Carlos Cal y Mayor Franco, and other high level officials to promote people-to-people, environmental, and educational ties between the United States and Chiapas.  During the visit, Ambassador Wayne and Governor Manuel Velasco Coello discussed how the United States and the Chiapas government can further collaboration on a range of topics, including environmentalism, sustainable development, migrants’ rights, border management, and the fight against trafficking in persons.