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Video: Creating a Path for Growth in Guatemala

Monday, March 27, 2017

Speakers:

  • Felipe A. Bosch Gutiérrez, President, Guatemalan Development Foundation (FUNDESA)
  • Salvador Paiz, President of the Sergio Paiz Andrade Foundation (FunSEPA), and FUNDESA Vice President
  • Enrique Godoy, Presidential Commissioner for Infrastructure and Urban Development
  • José González Campo, President, Coordinating Committee for Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial, and Financial Associations (CACIF)
  • Eric Farnsworth, Vice President, Americas Society/Council of the Americas

As the new U.S. administration gets underway, the $750 million aid package for Central America approved under former President Barack Obama will come under new scrutinization. In a Council of the Americas event, experts discussed the progress and setbacks international aid has had in Guatemala, and top remaining challenges for the country's development.