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President Clinton's Trip to Mexico, Costa Rica, and Barbados

May 5 - 12, 1997

Map of Central 
America History has given the people of the Americas a dazzling opportunity to build a community of nations committed to the values of liberty and the promise of prosperity.

-- President William Clinton
Summit of the Americas, December 9, 1994

On May 5, President Clinton departed on an historic seven-day trip to Mexico, Costa Rica and Barbados. During the trip, President Clinton will meet with Central American and Caribbean leaders to continue efforts at building and creating partnerships for the 21st Century with our closest neighbors. The trip is the first of three that will be made by President Clinton to Central America this year. Visit this site during the week for regular trip updates, including briefings, remarks and event information.

Trip Remarks
Today on the Trip
Trip Briefings

Declaration of San Jose

--Background Materials--
Costa Rica

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