Reid to Lead Bipartisan Delegation to Latin America

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Washington, DC—U.S. Senator Harry Reid of Nevada announced today that he will lead a bipartisan Congressional delegation of U.S. senators to

Latin America

. The delegation will visit: Guatemala, Paraguay, Mexico,


, and the Brazil/Paraguay/Argentina “Tri Border” area from November 25


through December 2


. The purpose of the trip is to show the United States’ commitment to strengthening ties with our neighbors in

Latin America

. The senators will meet with the presidents of Guatemala, Colombia, Paraguay, and Mexico, as well as labor, counter-narcotics, civic, trade, and other officials to discuss issues vital for the security and economy of the

United States

All media inquiries during the bipartisan congressional delegation should be directed to the


embassies of the respective countries which they will be visiting.

WHO: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Jeff Bingaman (D-NM),


Cochran (R – MS)

, Kent Conrad 

(D – ND), Mike Crapo (R – ID), Byron Dorgan (D – ND), Robert Menéndez (D-NJ)

WHAT:           Bipartisan congressional delegation trip to

Latin America

WHEN:           Sunday, November 25


through Sunday, December 2


, 2007


Guatemala, Paraguay, Mexico, Colombia, and the Brazil/Paraguay/Argentina “Tri Border” area

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