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Co-Hosted by the Americas Society/Council of the Americas
In late March 2011, President Barack Obama will visit Brazil, Chile and El Salvador, making his first trip to South and Central America since taking office two years ago. The Heritage Foundation and the Council of the Americas are pleased to welcome host country Ambassadors to preview the President’s trip. Join us as Ambassadors Altschul, Fermandois, and Vieira offer their views on the nature of bilateral and regional relationships and what they see as primary issues and objectives that will shape the President’s agenda as he visits their countries and meets their leaders.
More About the Speakers
His Excellency Francisco Altschul
Ambassador of El Salvador to the United States
Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Chile in the United States
His Excellency Mauro Vieira
Ambassador of Brazil to the United States
Vice President, Americas Society/Council of the Americas
Ray Walser, Ph.D.
Senior Policy Analyst