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U.S. President Barack Obama, Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla Discuss Wide Agenda, Including New Approach to Fighting Drug Trafficking

ISSN:1089-1560
LADB Article ID: 78979
Category/Department: Costa Rica
Date: 2013-05-09
By: George Rodríguez

Half a century after the first formal visit by a US president to Costa Rica, this month President Barack Obama became the fifth US leader to arrive in Costa Rica, to give a new turn to the bilateral tie. An innovative approach to drug trafficking stands out among the key topics on the agenda for the dialogue between officials of both countries, headed by Obama and Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla, a lengthy list of topics that included development, education, entrepreneurship, environment, health, and, of course, security.

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