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Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza Visits Guatemala To Drum Up Economic Leads

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Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza is slated to return Thursday from a trip scouting economic development ideas in Guatemala. Elorza and the city’s economic...

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza is slated to return Thursday from a trip scouting economic development ideas in Guatemala.

Elorza and the city’s economic development director have met with Guatemala’s president and the mayor of Guatemala City during their visit. A spokesman says ports development has been among the topics of discussion.

Elorza is the son of Guatemalan immigrants and he grew up in the West End of Providence.

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Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza
Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza