December 17, 2018

The Central American Republics fraternity, cohesion and solidarity

The Ambassador of Costa Rica, H.E. Mr. Sergio Ugalde, the Ambassador of El Salvador, H.E. Mr. Agustin Vazquez Gomez, the Ambassador of Nicaragua and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, H.E. Mr. Carlos Arguello and the Ambassador of Guatemala, H.E. Marthiza Ruiz de Vielman.

The Central American Republics Celebrates

By Roy Lie Atjam.

On the occasion of the 197th Anniversary of the Independence of the Central American Republics, the Ambassadors of Nicaragua, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Guatemala hosted a reception in The Hague on14 September 2018.

The Ambassador of Costa Rica, H.E. Mr. Sergio Ugalde, the Ambassador of El Salvador, H.E. Mr. Agustin Vazquez Gomez welcoming the Ambassador of South Africa, H.E. Mr. Bruce Koloane.

H.E. Ambassador  Marithza Ruiz de Vielman of the Republic of Guatemala addressed the guests on behalf of the Central American Republics. Although not based in The Hague the Ambassador mentioned the Republic of Honduras. She went on emphasising the fraternity, cohesion and solidarity within the region. Notably the cooperation in tourism.

Solidarity, cooperation, these are key elements capable of propelling the central American countries further to prosperity. A special thanks went to GRULAC. Ambassador Gladys Marithza Ruiz Sanchez in her brief address went on to express the contentment of the Embassies for being in the international city of The Hague.

H.E. Mr. Jens-Otto Horslund, Ambassador of Denmark, H.E. Mr. Agustin Vazquez Gomez, Ambassador of El Salvador, H.E. Mr. Bruce Koloane, Ambassador of South Africa, H.E. Ms. Maria J. Alonso, Ambassador of Spain and H.E. Mr. Jean Pierre Karabaranga, Ambassador of Rwanda.

When asked, an Ambassador from the other side of the globe attending the function, lauded the Central American Republics for the peaceful manner in which they settle disputes and the stability in the region.

The many guests including the Ambassadors from Japan, South Africa, Ecuador, Denmark, Panama, Korea, Philippines, Bulgaria, Rwanda,  Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Uruguay,  etc. all enjoyed the reception and networking opportunity.

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