U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton to Visit Barbados for Multi-Lateral Meetings with Caribbean Foreign Ministers and Government Leaders in Barbados

U.S. Embassy - Bridgetown

U.S. Embassy - Bridgetown

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and Barbados from June 6-10 to participate in the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) and consult with our regional partners on issues of shared interest.

Secretary Clinton is scheduled to visit Barbados June 9-10, 2010, where she will meet with Caribbean Foreign Ministers and Government leaders in Barbados.

U.S. Secretary of State - Hilary Clinton

U.S. Secretary of State - Hilary Clinton

On June 6-8 in Peru, Secretary Clinton will participate in the General Assembly of the Organization of American States General Assembly, the Western Hemisphere’s premier multilateral organization. The Secretary will then travel to Ecuador and Colombia, meeting with government leaders in both countries.

Secretary Clinton’s visit comes on the heels of the inaugural Caribbean-U.S. Security Cooperation Dialogue held in Washington on May 27, 2010. Representatives from all CARICOM nations, the Dominican Republic, and observer partner nations participated in a dialogue that established a framework for security engagement, a declaration of principles, and a plan of action. The CBSI seeks to substantially reduce illicit trafficking, increase public safety and security, and promote social justice.

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