Honduras' President Juan Orlando Hernandez, left, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, second left, and El Salvador's President Salvador Sanchez, right, stand as Guatemala's President Otto Perez Molina, second from right, talks during a working session in Guatemala City, Tuesday, March 3, 2015.
The United States has long supported the Government of Colombia’s efforts to reach a negotiated peace.
The economies of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras remain sluggish as much of the rest of the Americas experience economic growth.
The government crackdown on opposition figures continues in Venezuela with the arrest of Antonio Ledezma, the mayor of the Caracas Metropolitan District.
The United States condemns the detention of Caracas Metropolitan Mayor Antonio Ledezma by Venezuelan security forces.