Guatemalan Consulate Office Opens in McAllen

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 11:46am

McALLEN - A new consulate office for Guatemala opened it's door during a special ceremony on Monday.

Congressman Henry Cuellar, McAllen Mayor Richard Cortez and Foreign Affairs from Guatemala were on hand for the ceremony. There are about a million people from Guatemala living in the United States and Mayor Cortez says the office will help those Guatemalans as well as the City of McAllen with international trade. The only other consulate to Guatemala, in Texas, is located in Houston.

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