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TODAY @ 2PM: Hearing on Border Security and Addressing Corruption in Central America

June 11, 2021

(WASHINGTON) – Today at 2pm, the Subcommittee on Oversight, Management & Accountability, chaired by Rep. Lou Correa (D-CA), will hold a virtual hearing to examine how corruption and fragile democratic institutions in Central America have contributed to migration from the region to the U.S. border, as well as what can be done to strengthen democracy and the rule of law in the region.

This virtual hearing will be streamed live on YouTube and on our website

Event details:

WHAT: Subcommittee Hearing: Enhancing Border Security: Addressing Corruption in Central America

WHEN: Friday, June 11 @ 2:00pm EDT

WITNESSES:

  • Ms. Shannon O’Neil, Vice President and Deputy Director of Studies, Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Mr. J. Welby Leaman, Senior Director, Global Government & Multilateral Affairs, Walmart, Inc.
  • Ms. Claudia Umaña Araujo, President, The Salvadoran Foundation for Economic and Social Development (FUSADES)
  • Mr. Matthew Rooney, Managing Director, Bush Institute-SMU Economic Growth Institute, George W. Bush Institute

Updated info and livestream available here.

Press Contact

Adam Comis at (202) 225-9978



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