Mexican President Felipe Calderon to Visit Cuba

Mexican President Felipe Calderon to Visit Cuba Havana, Apr 11. – Mexican President Felipe Calderon will arrive in Cuba on Wednesday to pay an official visit, as part of a tour that will also include Haiti and Colombia.

According to official sources, during his visit to Cuba, which will conclude on Thursday, the Mexican president will meet with local authorities.

Calderon will also pay tribute to Cuban National Hero Jose Marti in the Havana complex dedicated to the Apostle of national independence. The Mexican Secretariat of Foreign Affairs informed that Calderon will resume talks on political and migration issues, as well as on the exploitation of shared oil resources.

During his first trip to Cuba after being elected president in 2006, Calderon will also discuss trade, investment, and Latin America and Caribbean integration.

In December 2011, Cuba and Mexico participated in the setting up of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), an integration mechanism that promotes unity and development among the peoples of the region.

The Mexican presidentâ�Ös tour will conclude in the Colombian city of Cartagena de Indias, where he will participate in the 6th Summit of the Americas on April 14 and 15.(Prensa Latina)