Lula to Visit El Salvador, Guatemala and Costa Rica

Brazilian President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva will be on tour in the three Central American countries between June 1 and 3.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009


The Brazilian president will be in El Salvador on the first of June for the presidential inauguration of Mauricio Funes.

An article in reported that "the Brazilian president will participate in all official ceremonies and even share a lunch with the other leaders."

On June 2, he will be in Guatemala, and on the third and final day of his tour, he will visit Costa Rica where a meeting is expected with his Costa Rican counterpart, Oscar Arias.

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Taiwanese Entrepreneurs to Visit Central America

May 2009

A mission of entrepreneurs is accompanying the President of Taiwan, Ma Ying-jeou, on his tour of Central American countries.

Entrepreneurs from the Asian nation will make two trips to the region. The first one will be in June and they will visit El Salvador, Guatemala and Belize. In July, they will travel to Panama, Honduras and Nicaragua.

Presidents of the Region to meet with Joe Biden

March 2009

The vice president of the United States will meet with isthmus leaders during his visit to Costa Rica on March 29 and 30.

The Costa Rican president, Oscar Arias, summoned his counterparts from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama. He announced that he will also invite the prime minister of Belize and the winner of next Sunday’s presidential elections in El Salvador.

Meeting Bewteen Obama and Region Presidents

April 2009

President Obama will have a meeting exclusively with Central American leaders in Trinidad and Tobago on April 19.

The meeting between the presidents will be held immediately after the Summit of the Americas, according to a press release by the First Lady of Nicaragua, Rosario Murillo, in an article published in

Ecuadorian President to Visit Honduras

May 2009

On May 31, Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa will visit Honduras

The official agenda is unknown at the moment, said the Honduran Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs, Eduardo Rosales.
Newspaper Proceso Digital reported the secretary’s statements: "There are many 'political issues.' Zelaya and Correa could also address cooperation, exchange of experience in agriculture and tourism, among other issues."

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