Tuesday, January 6, 2004

Senator Frist visits heads of state in Colombia and Mexico

"U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN) will hold high level discussions with the leaders of Colombia and Mexico this week to discuss trade, regional economic development, migration issues, and assistance in the war on terror during a four-day trip to the two nations this week."

"The Senate Majority Leader arrived in Cartagena, Colombia, on Sunday, January 4, where he met with President Alvaro Uribe to discuss methods of combating illegal drugs, terrorism, economic development, and various trade issues. While in Cartagena he also met with regional representatives of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency."

"Senator Frist will meet with Mexican President Vicente Fox on Wednesday at Los Pinos. He is scheduled to spend the day in talks with Mexican government officials, including the Secretary of Gobernacion Santiago Creel, on the war on terror, regional trade proposals, and immigration issues. He will return to Washington on Thursday, January 8."

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