Drugs, immigration and energy policy have huge impact on relations in Obama Latin America trip
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U.S. Issues Trail Obama In Latin America
The shared priorities show how closely entwined the U.S. is with its southern neighbors. These ties stem not only from geography, but also from the growing number of Hispanics living in the United States.
President Barack Obama and Costa Rica’s President Laura Chinchilla shake hands at the end of their joint press conference in San Jose, Costa Rica, Friday. Obama’s three-day visit to Mexico and Costa Rica is his first to Latin America since winning a second presidential vote.