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Guatemala proposes deal with Mexico on entry without passports. Aim is to promote cross-border trade and tourism

Tuesday, September 6, 2011


Guatemala presented the governor of Chiapas, Juan Sabines, with a proposal to allow Guatemalans to enter the Mexican state by presenting only their national ID.

The economy minister, Luis Velásquez, said the initiative aimed to boost cross-border trade. “We’re waiting for a reply early in October, so we can launch the scheme by the end of this year or early in 2012,” Velásquez said.

 

 


Original source (in Spanish): Prensa Libre