Vice President Epsy Campbell is taking an 11- day trip visiting Panama, Uruguay and Argentina promoting women’s empowerment and the rights of people of African descent.
In Panama, the Konrad-Adenauer Foundation has assumed all the costs of Campbell’s trip, such as air travel, internal transfers, accommodation and meals for the vice president and the person who will keep her company, the government said.
Once in Uruguay, Campbell will participate in a meeting of Afro-descendant Parliamentarians of Latin America. After that, she will travel to Argentina to participate in another meeting of Afro-descendant parliamentarians.
The cost of travel to Uruguay and Argentina, such as air tickets, internal transfers, accommodation and meals of Campbell and the person who keeps her company are covered by the United Nations Population Fund, the government said.
Campbell will return to the country on Saturday, Nov. 20. She’ll finish her job as Vice President on May 8, 2022.
President Carlos Alvarado and his Vice President Marvin Rodríguez are taking trips before finishing their term in office.
In October, Rodríguez and his committee traveled to Qatar.
In September, President Alvarado and his committee traveled to Mexico, the United States. In October they visited Panama and recently they traveled to Scotland.
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