Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale will travel to La Paz, Bolivia and Montevideo, Uruguay, January 20-24. In La Paz, he will meet with Transitional President Anez and other Bolivian political leaders. They will discuss the need to ensure free, fair, inclusive and transparent elections on May 3 and opportunities to improve economic growth and strengthen our bilateral relationship.
In Montevideo, Under Secretary Hale will meet with Uruguayan President-elect Luis Lacalle Pou and other Uruguyan political leaders. They will discuss opportunities to strengthen the bilateral relationship under the new Uruguayan administration, support for democracy in Venezuela, and regional economic development.