President Carter to Lead Delegation to Latin America

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Former U.S. President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Jimmy Carter will lead a delegation to Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Brazil from April 27 through May 4. The purpose of the trip is to assess Carter Center projects, participate in a regional conference on the right of access to information, and meet with officials to discuss regional themes of importance following the Summit of the Americas.

President Carter will meet with each country’s president - Rafael Correa in Ecuador, Alan García in Peru, Evo Morales in Bolivia, and Lula Da Silva in Brazil – as well as with each foreign minister and representatives of other sectors. Accompanying him will be former First Lady Rosalynn Carter; Dr. John Hardman, president and CEO of The Carter Center; Dr. Jennifer McCoy, director of the Center’s Americas Program; and Francisco Diez, representative of the center in Latin America.


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