Hillary Rodham Clinton listens to one of the participants of the Second Pathways to Prosperity Ministerial Meeting held in San Salvador on May 31, 2009. Diplomats from more than a dozen countries of the Western Hemisphere met to discuss mechanisms for strengthening trade and investment, cooperation, and business facilitation in the region.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton poses with Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Trade from Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, the United States, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru and the Dominican Republic. Secretary Clinton and the Ministers participated in the second Pathways to Prosperity in the Americas ministerial meeting.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton observes one of the beneficiaries of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact in El Salvador May 31, 2009. The $461 million dollars MCC Compact will benefit the Northern zone of El Salvador.
Over 40 women participated in a roundtable discussion with moderators U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Salvadoran Foreign Minister Argueta at the Foreign Ministry in San Salvador, El Salvador May 31, 2009. The forum provided an opportunity to discuss women’s essential role in recovering from the economic crisis and methods to combat the scourge of poverty and insecurity in the region.