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Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
March 6, 2007


Press Roundtable in Advance of the President's Travel to Latin America

Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Thomas A. Shannon will host a press roundtable on the President's upcoming travel to Brazil, Uruguay, Colombia, Guatemala, and Mexico on Wednesday, March 7, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at the State Department (Conference Room 6909). Assistant Secretary Shannon will respond to questions following brief opening remarks.

The roundtable will be on-the-record, off-camera. All members of the press should arrive at the 23rd Street entrance by 9:15 a.m. for clearance through security and access to the conference room.

Media representatives may attend this briefing upon presentation of one of the following: (1) a U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense, or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification (driver's license or passport).

Press Contact: Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
Barbara Rocha (202) 647-4252
Office of Press Relations, (202) 647-2492

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Released on March 6, 2007

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