Matthew Lickona 11:49 p.m., Dec. 10
President Obama’s Mexico visit to focus on trade
Trip hopes to strengthen trade ties, reaffirm security
United States President Barack Obama traveled to Mexico Thursday, May 2nd, on the first leg of a three day trip. Obama will be meeting with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto in Mexico City on Thursday afternoon. Peña Nieto has expressed his focus on strengthening trade ties, not security, in the days before the arrival of the U.S. leader.
Mexico is the United States third largest trading partner. Immigration and security are expected to be discussed as well.
President Obama will travel to Costa Rica on Friday before returning to Washington D.C. on Saturday.
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