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Watch Live: President Obama Speaks on Human Rights in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
12:18 PM EDT
The President's trip to Latin America this weekend focuses on the importance of strengthening our economic partnership with the region to create good jobs at home, as he discussed in his weekly address. This afternoon, President Obama will deliver a speech at Theatro Municipal in Rio de Janiero, Brazil to discuss the deeply held values and interests that bind our countries together -- a relationship that is particularly important because of Brazil's role as a rapidly emerging power on the global stage.
Watch the President's remarks live at 1:30 PM EDT on WhiteHouse.gov/live.