After addressing the migration drama in Central America, the President of the Spanish Government strengthens bilateral cooperation with Costa Rica, with a series of agreements.
In a business meeting, organized by the Spanish Chamber of Commerce, Pedro Sánchez recalled how important Latin America is in Spain’s foreign action. “A strategic region”, has said.
Sánchez congratulated Costa Rica on its recent entry into the OECD, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, praising its good work in sectors such as high technology, tourism and communication. The president of the Spanish Confederation of Business Organizations (CEOE), Antonio Garamendi, praised, in turn, the reforms carried out in the Central American country that increase confidence to invest.
Spain will contribute 6.3 million euros to remedy the migratory drama
On his first day in Costa Rica, on Thursday, after leaving Argentina, Sánchez had announced that Spain will contribute 6.3 million euros (7.6 million dollars), in two years, to help solve the migration problem in Central America. It did so at an event promoted by Spain, Costa Rica, Guatemala, the UNHCR and the Organization of American States (OAS), in which the European Union pledged to contribute 18 and a half million euros and almost 91 million among all participants. .