Media Note
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
March 31, 2011


Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Arturo Valenzuela will visit Tijuana, Mexico, on Monday, April 4, and San Diego, California, on April 5.

In Tijuana, Assistant Secretary Valenzuela will meet with representatives of the Baja California state government, civil society, and youth leaders. In San Diego, he will meet with representatives of the San Diego Chamber of Commerce, deliver keynote remarks on the state of press freedom in the hemisphere at the Institute of the Americas’ Hemispheric Forum on Freedom of Expression, and speak with students at the University of California at San Diego about U.S. policy in Latin America and careers in diplomacy.

For regular updates on this trip, follow Assistant Secretary Valenzuela’s Twitter feed @WHAAsstSecty.



PRN: 2011/507