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Mexican Consulate opens it’s doors in Little Rock

¡Hola! Arkansas Staff Writers

LITTLE ROCK, AR -- The Mexican Consulate office in Arkansas opened it’s doors on Wednesday, 25 of April with a public opening at the new consulate office in Little Rock. This is Mexico’s 47th consulate in the United States.



The new consulate will issue matricula consular identification cards, which some commercial institutions accept when opening accounts. Bank of America, which has a branch next to the consulate, uses the cards as identification to open up checking accounts, as well as to send money orders to Mexico. Lt. Gov. Bill Halter, represented Gov. Mike Beebe, when welcomed the consulate to Arkansas.



“I hope that as the result of the establishment of this consulate here, that Mexico will be competing with Canada to be the No. 1 trading partner with the state of Arkansas,” Halter said. “



Joel Anderson, chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, welcomed the consulate as its newest neighbor. The consulate sits across the street from the university’s campus.

“Welcome to Mexico,” Andres Chao Ebergenyl, Mexican Consul in Arkansas, said to the gleeful crowd.

American and Mexican officials of virtually all branches and levels of government, executives, local and foreign journalists, and others filled the room, making up a variety of individual talents and backgrounds that Chao noted in his brief address.



“This is precisely a clear example of what the consulate can generate: More Mexico in Arkansas, and more Arkansas in Mexico,” said Chao.



Describing the occasion as “a terrific day both for Little Rock, the central Arkansas community and the state of Arkansas,” Lt. Gov. Bill Halter said he hoped the consulate would help Mexico become the state’s No. 1 trading partner. (It’s ...
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