The Vice President of United States, Mr. Mike Pence, has embarked on trips to Central and South America .
The visits which commenced on Sunday would take him to several countries in four days.
According to the White House, Pence will travel to Cartagena and Bogota in Colombia, Buenos Aires in Argentina, Santiago in Chile and Panama City in Panama, completing the trip on Friday, August 18.
According to the Office, Pence’s visit is aimed at reaffirming Trump’s commitment to deepening bilateral ties with the countries of the region, in particular in trade and investment areas.
Pence will also reiterate Washington’s support of cooperation in security and business areas, as well as in agriculture and infrastructure development.
At President Donald Trump’s direction, and in a sign of the high importance he places on this region.
“In August I will travel to Central and South America.
“I will build on the good work that has been done throughout President Trump’s Administration to bolster our shared economic and security goals,” Pence said ahead of the visit.