the WHITE HOUSEPresident Barack Obama

Search form

The White House
Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Vice President Biden, Dr. Jill Biden to Travel to Brazil, Colombia, and Trinidad and Tobago

Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden will travel to Brazil, Colombia, and Trinidad and Tobago during the week of May 26th, 2013.  In each country, the Vice President will meet with key leaders to discuss the full range of bilateral and regional issues.  In Brazil, he looks forward to the opportunity to meet with President Rousseff and Vice President Temer and discuss ways to deepen our economic and commercial partnership and further our engagement on the broad array of bilateral, regional, and global issues that connect our two countries.  In Colombia, the Vice President will meet with President Santos to build on security relations and focus on ways to further the prosperity of our two countries.  In Trinidad and Tobago, the Vice President looks forward to meeting with Prime Minister Persad-Bissessar as well as leaders of  other Caribbean countries, whom Prime Minister Persad-Bissessar has graciously offered to invite.  This trip will be an important chance to discuss our collective efforts to promote economic growth and development, access to energy and our ongoing collaboration on citizen security.

Additional details about the Vice President and Dr. Biden's trip will be released at a later date.