Due to the XIII Presidential Summit of the Pacific Alliance that will begin today, Puerto Vallarta has installed maximum security with the Presidential Staff, together with the Navy, the Mexican Army, and the Federal Police, for the safety of attendees.
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The meeting will begin today at six o’clock in the evening at the Westin Hotel, where the participation of the President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, is scheduled.
The Mexican security institutions have been touring the streets of the city for several days to make sure that the presidents and their respective cabinets, as well as several businessmen, from Chile, Colombia, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay remain safe.
Some of the centers where the Latin American meeting will take place are already protected by federal elements, such as the International Convention Center of Puerto Vallarta and the Westin Hotel.
The Municipal Police and the Single Force are working in coordination with the federal agencies to perpetuate the security of more than 250 businessmen from the aforementioned countries.
During this meeting, the progress made by the organization in the mandates of Presidents Sebastián Piñera, from Chile, will be analyzed; Juan Manuel Santos, from Colombia; Martín Alberto Vizcarra, from Peru, and Enrique Peña Nieto, from Mexico, at the summit held in May 2017, in Cali, Colombia, as well as the challenges and goals.
Tomorrow, the heads of state of the Pacific Alliance have activities with the presidents and representatives of the countries that form the Mercosur; They will talk about the evolution of the mechanism and its challenges to consolidate the Alliance.