Joint Press Conference in El Salvador With Secretary Clinton and Salvadoran President

Joint Press Conference in El Salvador With Secretary Clinton and Salvadoran President

President Mauricio Funes and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton hold a press conference after their bilateral meeting in El Salvador. The press conference took place at the Presidential Palace in San Salvador. [State Department photo by Salomon Vasquez, U.S. Embassy San Salvador]

Joint Press Conference in El Salvador With Secretary Clinton and Salvadoran President

Joint Press Conference in El Salvador With Secretary Clinton and Salvadoran President

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton answers questions from the media as President Mauricio Funes listens during a press conference held in the Presidential Palace in San Salvador, El Salvador June 1, 2009. Secretary Clinton and Salvadoran President Mauricio Funes met during bilateral meeting held after his Presidential Inauguration on June 1st. Secretary Clinton headed the US Delegation for the Presidential Inauguration. [State Department photo by Salomon Vasquez, U.S. Embassy San Salvador]

Secretary Clinton Arrives at Inauguration Ceremony of President Mauricio Funes

Secretary Clinton Arrives at Inauguration Ceremony of President Mauricio Funes

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton enters the CIFCO (International Center of Fairs and Conventions) in San Salvador, El Salvador June 1, 2009 to take part in the Presidential Inauguration Ceremony of President Mauricio Funes. [State Department photo by Salomon Vasquez, U.S. Embassy San Salvador]

Secretary Clinton Moderates Women’s Roundtable Discussion

Secretary Clinton Moderates Women's Roundtable Discussion

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. [State Department photo by Salomon Vasquez, U.S. Embassy San Salvador]

Secretary Clinton Moderates Women’s Roundtable Discussion

Secretary Clinton Moderates Women's Roundtable Discussion

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. [State Department photo by Salomon Vasquez, U.S. Embassy San Salvador]

Secretary Clinton Observes Millennium Challenge Corporation Beneficiaries

Secretary Clinton Observes Millennium Challenge Corporation Beneficiaries

U.S. 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. State Department photo by Salomon Vasquez, U.S. Embassy San Salvador]

Secretary Clinton, Salvadorian and Costa Rican Foreign Ministers Address Press Conference

Secretary Clinton, Salvadorian and Costa Rican Foreign Ministers Address Press Conference

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Salvadoran Foreign Minister Argueta, and Costa Rican Foreign Minister Stagno (not in photo) address a press conference following the second Pathways to Prosperity Ministerial in San Salvador May 31, 2009. Secretary Clinton announced a forthcoming Pathways conference on women, to be held this fall in the U.S. [State Department photo by Salomon Vasquez, U.S. Embassy San Salvador]