Secretary of State
Secretary Rice traveled with President Bush to Mar del Plata, Argentina on November 3-5, 2005 to participate in the Summit of the Americas and to meet with Argentine President Nestor Carlos Kirchner. This was the President's third Summit of the Americas. This visit allowed the President to continue his dialogue with the Hemisphere's democratically-elected leaders, highlight our engagement in the region, and promote the consolidation of democracy and the expansion of economic opportunity and prosperity through open markets and free trade.
Following the Summit, the President visited Brazil on November 5-6 at the invitation of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. He then traveled to Panama on November 6-7 to meet with President Martin Torrijos Espino.
President Bush's Remarks
11/04/05 President's Remarks to the Travel Pool at Summit of the Americas in Argentina
11/01/05 Roundtable Interview of the President with Foreign Print Media
11/04/05 U.S. and Uruguay Sign Bilateral Investment Treaty
White House Travel Page
Summit of the Americas