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President's Visit to Latin America: March 2007

Banner: President's Visit to Latin America March 2007 with U.S. airplane and flags of U.S., Brazil, Uruguay, Colombia, Guatemala, and Mexico.

President and Mrs. Bush's Travel to Brazil, Uruguay, Colombia, Guatemala, and Mexico

President and Mrs. Bush travelled to Brazil, Uruguay, Colombia, Guatemala and Mexico from March 8-14, 2007. The trip underscored the commitment of the United States to the Western Hemisphere and highlighted our common agenda to advance freedom, prosperity, and social justice and deliver the benefits of democracy in the areas of health, education, and economic opportunity.

President Bush exchanges handshakes with Felipe Calderon, President of Mexico, during the arrival ceremonies March 13, 2007, welcoming the President and Mrs. Bush. White House photo by Paul Morse President and Mrs. Bush stand with President Oscar Berger and Mrs. Wendy Widmann de Berger during the arrival ceremonies Mar. 12, 2007, in Guatemala City. White House photo by Paul Morse.  President George W. Bush and President Alvaro Uribe address the press Sunday, March 11, 2007, in Bogota, Colombia. White House photo by Paul Morse President Bush and President Lula of Brazil participate in a demonstration at the Petrobras Transporte S.A. Facility in Sao Paulo. With them is Sergio Gabrielle, Petrobas CEO. White House photo.

Remarks made during the trip
Remarks by President Bush
--03/13/07  President Bush and President Calderón of Mexico Exchange Dinner Toasts
--03/13/07  President Bush and President Calderón of Mexico Exchange Luncheon Toasts
--03/13/07  President Bush and President Calderón Participate in Arrival Ceremony 
--03/12/07  President Bush and President Berger of Guatemala Participate in Joint Press Availability
--03/12/07  President Bush and President Berger of Guatemala Participate in Arrival Ceremony
--03/12/07  President Bush Visits Labradores Mayas
--03/11/07  President Bush Participates in Roundtable on Afro-Colombian Outreach
--03/11/07  President Bush and President Uribe of Colombia Participate in a Joint Press Availability
--03/11/07  President Bush and President Uribe of Columbia Exchange Toasts
--03/10/07  President Bush and President Vázquez of Uruguay Participate in Joint Press Availability
--03/09/07  President Bush Participates in a Community Roundtable in Brazil
--03/09/07  President Bush Participates in a Joint Press Availability with President Lula of Brazil 
--03/09/07  President Bush and President Lula of Brazil Discuss Biofuel Technology
--03/07/07  Interview of the President by Enrique Gratas, Univision
--03/07/07  Interview of the President by Juan Carlos Lopez, CNN en Español
--03/07/07  Interview of the President by Natalia Orozco, RCN TV of Colombia
--03/06/07  Roundtable Interview of the President by Foreign Print Journalists
--03/05/07  Remarks by President Bush on Western Hemisphere Policy 

Other Remarks
--03/13/07  Secretary Rice's Interview With Joaquin Lopez-Doriga of Televisa
--03/11/07  Press Gaggle by Special Assistant Fisk and Assistant Secretary Shannon
--03/07/07  Assistant Secretary Shannon Hosts "Ask the White House"
--03/07/07  Assistant Secretary Shannon Briefs on the President's Trip to Latin America

Information related to the trip 
White House Site on President's Trip to Latin America 

Fact Sheets
--03/09/07  Advancing Cooperation with Brazil on Biofuels
--03/05/07  Advancing the Cause of Social Justice in the Western Hemisphere

Press Releases
--03/09/07  Memorandum of Understanding Between the United States and Brazil to Advance Cooperation on Biofuels
--03/09/07  United States and Brazil Advance Cooperation on Biofuels


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