Vice President Kamala Harris disembarks Air Force Two in Guatemala City, Guatemala, on Sunday, June 6, during her first foreign trip in office.
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In photos: Vice President Kamala Harris heads to Guatemala and Mexico

Updated 0701 GMT (1501 HKT) June 9, 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris disembarks Air Force Two in Guatemala City, Guatemala, on Sunday, June 6, during her first foreign trip in office.
Erin Schaff/The New York Times/Redux

Vice President Kamala Harris is visiting Guatemala and Mexico for her first foreign trip as vice president as part of her role leading diplomatic efforts to stem the flow of migration from Central America.

The Biden administration is under ongoing political pressure to stem the tide of migrants at the US southern border, and Harris is facing the first major diplomatic test of her vice presidency.

Harris is expected to focus on economic development,