Latin America News – Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State arrives in Lima on Monday and that day will meet with the president of Peru, Ollanta Humala.
“In Peru, Secretary Clinton will meet with Peruvian President Ollanta Humala to discuss bilateral and regional cooperation,” EFE reported.
“We also participate in an international conference on financial inclusion of women, in which a speech before the plenary,” the spokesman added.
The conference, entitled “The Power: Women as Engine of Growth and Social Inclusion”, is organized by the U.S. State Department together with the Peruvian Government and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
This will be the second trip to Peru and Latin America by Clinton, who will be accompanied by the Special Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues, Melanne Verveer.
The last visit to latin America by Clinton was in, 2012 June, for the Rio +20 Conference on Climate Change in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil.
Earlier in the year Clinton traveled to Colombia to attend the Sixth Summit of the Americas in Cartagena.
Last year in 2011, Clinton visited the Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Jamaica, Haiti, Mexico, Brazil,Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Costa Rica and Guatemala.
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