Thursday, April 16, 2009

News Talk Online April 16, 2009: President Obama In Mexico

President Obama is in Mexico today to discuss with that nation's president, Felipe Calderon, ways to help stop the drug war there that has overflowed the borders into the United States.

The president has indicated that he supports a treaty that would commit the nations of this hemisphere to work together to fight the flow of arms to the drug cartels and the flow of narcotics to other countries.

News Talk Online on will cover Obama's official arrival in Mexico City at 4:45 PM New York time. Followed by a discussion about his efforts with Laura Carlsen, director of the Americas Program of the International Relations Center

Carlsen received a Fulbright Scholarship to study the impact of the Mexican economic crisis on women in 1986 and has since lived in Mexico City.

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